School of Education, Languages and Communications Faculty

Prof Dr. R. Santhiram - Dean
Ph.D. (Sussex), M. Ed. (USM), B.A. (Hons)(Malaya), Cert. Ed. (MTC)

Prof Dr Balakrishnan Muniandy
PhD (Oregon, USA), M.Ed (USM), B.A. Hons (Geography & Economics) (USM)

Prof Dr. Phalachandra Bhandigadi
Ph.D. (Ed.) (HNBU), M. Ed. (BU), Post Doctoral Research (Distance Ed – Fulbright, Ohio State U), DEVG (NCERT)

Prof Dr Anna Christina bt Abdullah
PhD (UKM), M.Ed (USM), B.A. with Ed. (Hons) (USM)

Dr Tan Saw Fen - Lecturer
PhD (USM), M.A. (Ed) (USM), B.Sc. Ed (Hons) (Chem) (USM)

Dr Por Fei Ping - Lecturer
PhD (Ed Technology) (USM), M.Ed (Arts Administration) (RMIT University), B.A. with Ed (Hons) (English Language Studies) (USM)

Mr Ong Cheng Teik - Senior Lecturer
M.A. (Linguistics & English Language Studies) (USM), B.Ed. (TESL) (Hons) (UM)

Ms Arathai Din Eak - Lecturer
Master in Applied Linguistics (UUM), B.Ed., TESL (UKM)

Mr Ooi Li Hsien - Lecturer
M.Ed. English Language Teaching (Glasgow), B.Ed. (Hons) TESL (UM)

Ms Thoolasi Kanesin - Assistant Lecturer
BECh (Early Childhood) (University of Southern Queensland)

Advisory Peer Group (APG)

Emeritus Prof Dato' Dr Ibrahim Bajunid
Deputy President
INTI University College (INTI-UC) Laureate International Universities, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan

Prof Dr Molly N N Lee
Former Coordinator, Asia-Pacific Programme of Education Innovation for Development (APEID), Asia and Pacific Regional Bureau for Education, UNESCO Bangkok

Dr Hj Mohd Johan Zakaria
Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation Regional Centre for Education in Science & Mathematics, SEAMEO RECSAM

Associate Prof Dr Mariani Mohd Nor
Dean, Faculty of Education
University of Malaya







The School of Education, Languages and Communications (SELC) plays a crucial role in enhancing the knowledge and skills of people in the field of education by offering professional development programmes, as well as programmes in the areas of language studies and communications designed for the needs of the corporate world.


Programme Descriptions:

> Diploma in Early Childhood Education

Bachelor of Education (Honours) in Primary Education

> Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Studies

Post Graduate Diploma in Education

> Master of Education