Dr. Adeline YS Goh

adeline.goh@ubd.edu.bn

Senior Assistant Professor, Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Institute of Education



Adeline gained her Ph.D. from the Institute of Lifelong Learning at the University of Leeds in the UK. In addition to this, Adeline has a First Class Honours in Masters in Computer Systems Engineering from the University of Sheffield, UK and also a Postgraduate Technical Certificate in Education with a distinction from UBD. She has worked as an Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London. Adeline has years of experiences in training adult learners; for example pre and in-service teachers. Prior to her joining the Universiti Brunei Darussalam, she taught for several years at one of Brunei's Vocational and Technical Education colleges. Having always taught young adults, her research work focuses on the ways individuals learn across a wide variety of contexts, more specifically the ways in which they learn in the workplace and education. Adeline is interested in the learning of teachers and other professionals in the workplaces. Her research also focuses on the transitions of individuals from education into work. She is a strong advocate of lifelong learning.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Adeline is interested in exploring workplace learning, vocational learning, development of professionals and the changing nature of professional learning due to, but not limited to, digitalisation of work. She also researches and writes on how individuals transition from education to work, and from one context to another context.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Goh, A.Y.S (2022). Learning journey: Conceptualising “change over time” as a dimension of workplace learning. International Review in Education, UNESCO, 68, 81–100. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11159-022-09942-0

Goh, A.Y.S. and Lim, A. D. (2021). Reconceptualising Dentist professional learning. European Journal of Dental Education. 00:1–4. https://doi.org/10.1111/eje.12741

Goh, A.Y.S. (2021). Learning cultures: Understanding learning in a school-university partnership. Oxford Review of Education, https://doi.org/10.1080/03054985.2020.1825368

Goh, A.Y.S. (2019.) Rethinking reflective practice in professional lifelong learning using learning metaphors, Studies in Continuing Education, 41:1, 1-16, DOI: 10.1080/0158037X.2018.1474867

Goh, A.Y.S. & Zukas, M. (2016). Student vocational teachers: the significance of individual positions in workplace learning, Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 68:2, 263-277, DOI: 10.1080/13636820.2016.1172661

TOP PUBLICATIONS

Goh, A.Y.S. (2021). Learning cultures: Understanding learning in a school-university partnership. Oxford Review of Education, DOI: 10.1080/03054985.2020.1825368

Goh, A.Y.S. (2019.) Rethinking reflective practice in professional lifelong learning using learning metaphors, Studies in Continuing Education, 41:1, 1-16, https://doi.org/10.1080/0158037X.2018.1474867

Goh, A.Y.S. & Zukas, M. (2016). Student vocational teachers: the significance of individual positions in workplace learning, Journal of Vocational Education & Training, 68:2, 263-277, https://doi.org/10.1080/13636820.2016.1172661

Goh, A.Y.S. (2015). An individual learning journey: learning as becoming a vocational teacher, International Journal of Lifelong Education, 34:6, 680-695.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2014). Insights from a Bourdieusian lens: The relationship between college-based and workplace learning in becoming a vocational-technical education teacher in Brunei, Journal of Workplace Learning, Vol. 26 No. 1, 22-38.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2013). The significance of social relationships in learning to become a vocational and technical education teacher: a case study of three individuals, Studies in Continuing Education, 35:3, 366-378.

GRANT DETAILS

Promoting of Science Concepts with Professional Development of Science Teachers (PUSC-PDST) - Grant Sponsor: JPKE - Science and Technology

Understanding Teachers' informal workplace learning - Grant Sponsor: UBD

Improving Workplace Learning in Teacher Education - Grant Sponsor: UBD

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Selected conference papers:

Goh, A.Y.S and Tan, D.C.C. (2021). Towards creating an expansive learning environment for student teachers. Paper presented at European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) Virtual conference, 23rd to 27th August 2021.

Goh, A.Y.S. and Tan, D.C.C. (2021). The significance of mentors in creating an expansive learning environment in becoming a teacher at British Educational Research Association (BERA) Virtual conference, 13th to 16th September 2021.

Goh, A.Y.S. and Tummons, J. (2020). Work-based learning in J. Tummons (Ed.) Post compulsory Education and Training: Learning and Teaching in the post-compulsory sector, London: Sage Publishing.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2019). Using a practice perspective to understand dentists’ professional learning. Paper presented at 4th International ProPEL (Professional Practice, Education and Learning) Conference 2019, Univeristy of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia, 9th to 11th December, 2019.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2019). Shifting perspectives: A realistic approach to integrate work-based learning and college-based learning. Paper presented at 13th Journal of vocational and technical education (JVET) conference, University of Oxford, Keble College, UK, 28th -30th June, 2019.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2018). Learning in the work placements: A Bourdieusian approach. Paper presented at 3rd International Association for Research in Post-Compulsory Education, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 13th to 15th July, 2018.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2018). Learning through critical reflection: a case of transformative learning in the workplace. Paper presented at Standing Conference On University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults 2018, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 17th to 19th July, 2018.

Goh, A.Y.S. and Tan, D.C.C. (2018). The informal learning of student teachers in school placements. Paper presented at Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults 2018, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 17th to 19th July, 2018

Goh, A.Y.S. (2017). Learning in work placements: A case study. Paper presented at Journal of Vocational Education and Training 12th international conference, Worcester college, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 7th-9th July, 2017, Worcester college.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2016). Workplace Learning: Vocational Teachers’ learning experience in industry placements, Paper presented at Adult Learning Symposium, Future of Work, Future of learning, 3rd – 4th November, 2016, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Goh, A.Y.S. (2016). Boundary Crossing: Vocational Teachers’ identity, Paper presented at Research in Post-compulsory Education, 2nd International Conference, Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 8th -10th July, 2016.

Goh, A.Y.S. (2016). Raising the performance of vocational teachers through industrial placements, Paper presented at Standing Conference on University Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults, University of Leicester, United Kingdom, 5th -7th July, 2016.

CONSULTANCY

SABER Workforce Development (Brunei) with World Bank Organisation

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Co-Editor for Technical and Vocational and Education and Training (TVET) Baseline study report, 2019-2020 - In collaboration with Ministry of Education, Higher Education, Brunei.

Teacher Training Programmes and Institutions in ASIA-PACIFIC region - In collaboration with UNESCO Bangkok/SEAMEO-VOCTECH

Brunei Technical Teacher Standards - In collaboration with SEAMEO- VOCTECH

Documenting Successful Policies and practices for lifelong learning in Brunei Darussalam - In collaboration with Institute of Brunei Technical Education/ SEAMEO lifelong learning

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Adeline has been involved in national and international projects such as the regional TVET teacher standards for ASEAN, TVET teacher training programmes and institutions in the Asia-Pacific region with UNESCO Bangkok and SEAMEO-VOCTECH, Brunei Technical Teacher standard. Currently, she is one of the expert external reviewers for submissions of good practice in vocational technical education to be included on the Regional Knowledge Platform – Sea-vet.net. She had the experience of being the lead consultant for the project: Systems Approach for Better Education Results: Workforce Development (SABER-WfD) with World Bank Organisation.