Chen Zan earned her Ph.D in Applied Linguistics from the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. She has eight years of research and teaching experience in universities in China and Singapore. Her research work focuses on teacher cognition, teacher education and professional learning, informal learning, workplace learning, and the application of learning technologies in teaching and learning. She has published several peer-reviewed journal papers and book chapters and presented regularly at both international and local conferences.
Chen Zan conducts research on learning technologies, capability development of adult educators and workplace learning. She is currently leading a research project to understand the TAE (Training and Adult Education) landscape to support future development of the TAE sector.