Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Lim Tze-Wei Leonel
Associate Professor, National Institute of Education - Policy, Curriculum and Leadership
Journal Articles (Central)
Apple, M. W., Crowley, C. B., Kang, H.-R, Kang, M.-O., Lam, S., Lim, L., Sung, Y.-K., Takayama, K., Wong, T.-H. & Yu, M. (2018). A response to Edward Vickers. London Review of Education, 16(2), 3 41-344.

Lim, L. & Apple, M. W. (2018). The politics of curriculum reforms in Asia: Inter-referencing discourses of power, culture and knowledge. Curriculum Inquiry, 48(2), 139-148.

Lim, L. (2017). Regulating the unthinkable: Bernstein's pedagogic device and the paradox of control. International Studies in Sociology of Education, 26(4), 353-374.

Lim, L. (2016). Globalization, the strong state and education policy: The politics of policy in Asia. Journal of Education Policy, 31(6), 711-726.

Lim, L. (2015). Critical thinking, social education and the curriculum: Foregrounding a social and relat ional epistemology. The Curriculum Journal, 26(1), 4-23.

Lim, L. & Apple, M. W. (2015). Elite rationalities and curricular form:'Meritorious' class reproduction in the elite thinking curriculum in Singapore. Curriculum Inq uiry, 45(5), 472-490.

Lim, L. (2014). Critical thinking and the anti-liberal state: The politics of pedagogic recontextualization in Singapore. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Educatio n, 35(5), 692-704.

Lim, L. (2014). Democracies and democratic education: Reflections from liberal and communitarian perspectives. Curriculum Perspectives, 34(3), 48-58.

Lim, L. (2014). Ideology, rationality and reproduction in education: A critical discourse analysis. Discourse: Studies in the cultural politics of education, 35(1), 61-76.

Lim, L. (2013). Meritocracy, elitism and egalitarianism: A preliminary and provisional assessment of Singapore's primary education review. Asia-Pacific Journal of Education, 33(1), 1'14.

Lim, L. (2011). Beyond lo gic and argument analysis: Critical thinking, everyday problems and democratic deliberation in Cambridge International Examinations' Thinking Skills curriculum. Journal of Curriculum Studies, 43(6), 783'807.

Book Chapters (Central)
Lim, L. (2020). Basil Bernstein. In Burman, E. & Cook, T. H. (Eds.), The SAGE encyclopedia of children and childhood studies(PP. 111-111). California: Sage.

Mardiana, A. B. & Lim, L. (2017). The contributions of curriculum theory and school-based curriculum development in Singapore schools. In Tan, K.H.K., Heng, M.A., & Ratnam-Li m, C. (Eds.), Curriculum leadership by middle leaders: Theory, design and practice(PP. 26-41). Abingdon: Routledge.

Lim, L. & Apple, M. W. (2016). Introducing the strong state and curriculum reform in Asia. In Lim, L. & Apple, M. W. (Eds.), The strong state and curriculum reform: Assessi ng the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia(PP. 1-22). New York: Routledge.

Apple, M. W. & Lim, L. (2016). Afterword. In Lim, L. & Apple, M. W. (Eds.), The strong state and curriculum reform: Assessing the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia(PP. 180-188). New York: Routledge.

Lim, L. (2015). Critical thinking and the anti-liberal state: The politics of pedagogic recontextualization in Singapore. In Koh, A. & Chong, T. (Eds.), Education in the global city:The manufacturing o f education in Singapore(PP. 68-80). New York: Routledge.

Lim, L. (2013). Recontextualizing critical thinking in the Singapore curriculum. In Deng, Z. Gopinathan, S. & Lee, C. (Eds.), Globalization and the Singapore curriculum(PP. 85-98). Dordrecht: Springer.

Lim, L. (2012). Elitism, egalitarianism and meritocracy: The PERI and SERI reports. In Tan, J. (Ed.), Education in Singapore: Taking stock, looking forward(PP. 33'50). Singapore: Pearson.

 
Conference Papers (Central)
Conference Papers Published in Proceedings

Lim, L. (2016, October). Meritocracy, elitism and egalitarianism:Exploring tensions in a meritocratic education system. In Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (Ed.), 2016 Seoul International Education Forum: Toward a new educational paradigm beyond educational inequality, -, 680-692.



Conference Papers Without Proceedings

Lim, L. (2017, November). Culturally relevant pedagogy in ameritocratic education system: Knowledge, culture and the politics of recognition and redistribution. Paper presented at American Educa tional Studies Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, United States.

Lim, L. (2016, October). Meritocracy, elitism and egalitarianism: Exploring tensions in a meritocratic education system. Paper presented at Seoul International Education Forum, Seoul, Korea.

Lim, L. (2015, June). State ideology and the regulation of knowledge: The pedagogic recontextualization of critical thinkingin an antiliberal State. Paper presented at Third International Social Realism Symposium, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Lim, L. (2015, April). Curricular form and pedagogic codes: A Bernsteini an analysis of class reproduction in Singapore's elite thinking curriculum. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, United States.

Lim, L. (2015, April). Critical thinking and state ideologies: The politics of pedagogic recontextualization in Si ngapore. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, United States.

Lim, L. (2014, July). Elite rationalities, pedagogic codes and curricular form: "Meritorious" class reproduction in the elite thinking curriculum in Singapore. Paper p resented at VIII International Basil Bernstein Symposium on Sociology of Education, Nagoya, Japan.

Lim, L. (2013, April). Reclaiming the 'critical' in critical thinking:Beyond logic and argumentation in critical thinking curricula. Paper presented at American Educational Research Associatio n Annual Meeting, San Francisco, United States.

Lim, L. (2013, April). Ideology, class and rationality:Deconstructing power and politics in a thinking curriculum. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, United States.

Lim, L. (2013, Apri l). Democracies and democratic education: Reflections on an East-West dialogue. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, United States.

Lim, L. (2012, April). Critical thinking and democratic deliberation: Beyond logic and argument analy sis in citizenship education. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Lim, L. (2012, April). Knowledges sacred and profane: Basil Bernstein and the recontextualisation of critical thinking. Paper presented at American Educational R esearch Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

Lim, L. (2011, April). Ideology, class and thinking: A critical discourse analysis. Paper presented at American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, United States.

 
Keynote Speeches & Editorship of Special Issues (Central)


Editorships of Special Issue of Journal

Lim, L. & Apple, M. W. (Ed.) (2018). Curriculum Inquiry, The politics of curriculum reforms in Asia: Inter-referencing discourses of power, culture and knowledge, 48 (2).



Keynote Addresses

Lim, L. (2015, November). Higher Ed ucation Learning and Teaching Association of South Africa. KEYNOTE ADDRESS, The state and the politics of knowledge in Asia: Tensions and challenges in higher education curriculum reform, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Lim, L. (2014, October). World Teachers' Day. K EYNOTE ADDRESS, The teaching profession in a multicultural society, Songkhla, Thailand.

Other Research Outputs/Projects (Central)




Reviews

Lim, L. (2011). [Review of hooks, b. Teaching critical thinking: Practical wisdom]. Education Review, 1-7.









Workshops and Seminars

Lim, L. (2014, March). Critical thinking in the classroom: Broadening ourperspectives, practices and pedagogies.