Dr Stanley Koh is Centre Coordinator of the Centre for Vocational and Educational Policy (CVEP) and his work includes the co-ordination and support of research projects as well as teaching and custom education programs within the Centre. Stanley joined CVEP from Victoria University (VU) where he facilitated learning pathways and articulation within VU and managed research and teaching programs at The Victoria Institute of Education, Diversity and Lifelong Learning. Stanley has a background in teaching and school leadership in Singapore and is a VIT registered teacher. He completed his undergraduate education and teacher training at the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. Stanley graduated from The University of Western Australia with a Master of Educational Management (with Honours), and holds a PhD in educational leadership from The University of Melbourne. His research interests include educational leadership (particularly school middle leadership), educational effectiveness and school improvement and high-performing school systems in East Asia (particularly in what makes these school systems perform). Stanley is currently Associate Editor of the Routledge journal, International Journal of Inclusive Education; and was an Adjunct Fellow at College of Arts and Education, Victoria University (2015 to 2018).
Victorian Institute of Teaching.
Registered Teacher 2010 -
Additional Grant Information
1. Building leadership for change through school immersion program 2018 - Cohort 2, Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (with Professor John Polesel, Dr Gosia Klatt and Fiona Luck; Role - Project Manager) 2. Building leadership for change through school immersion program 2017 - Cohort 1, Ministry of Education, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (with Professor John Polesel, Dr Gosia Klatt and Fiona Luck; Role - Project Manager) 3. Senior Teachers' Program 2014, Singapore Teachers Academy for the Arts, Singapore (with Professor Roger Slee and Claire Brown; Role - Program Coordinator)
Education and training
University of Melbourne 2018
National Institute of Education 2003
The University of Western Australia 2002
BA DipEd (Merit),
Nanyang Technological University 1998
Awards and honors
Melbourne Abroad Travelling Scholarship, The University of Melbourne,
Riady Scholarship, The University of Melbourne,
Melbourne Research Scholarship, The University of Melbourne,
Nanyang Technological University Alumni Prize, Nanyang Technological University,