Dr. Yau Man Siew

Dr. Yau Man Siew

Associate Professor of Christian Education and Formation

ysiew@tyndale.ca
416.226.6620 Ext. 6750

BPharm(Hons.), University of Wales College of Cardiff, 1979
DipTh, Discipleship Training Centre, Singapore, 1983
MDiv, Regent College, 1990
PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1994
Visiting Scholar, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto (OISE/UT), 2000-01.
Visiting Scholar, Columbia University (Teachers College), 2008-09.

Areas of Specialization: Curriculum and instructional theory, assessment of learning in theological education, educational leadership and faith formation in congregations

Dr. Siew taught Christian Education at Singapore Bible College & Seminary from 1994-2000. He is a member of the Association of Professors, Practitioners and Researchers in Religious Education (APPRE), the North American Professors of Christian Education (NAPCE) and the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE).

Dr. Siew has contributed chapters to With an Eye on the Future: Development & Mission in the 21st Century (MARC Publications, 1996) and Serve the Lord with Gladness (Biblical Graduate School of Theology, 1991). His articles have appeared in the Journal of Christian Education, Theological Education, Asia Journal of Theology and the Baker Dictionary of Christian Education. His major research interest is in assessment and evaluation of theological education, and he has consulted with the Association of Theological Schools of US and Canada (ATS). In 2008-09, Dr. Siew received a major pastoral leadership grant from the Louisville Institute (www.louisville-institute.org) for his sabbatical research project looking at the relationship between pastoral leadership, educational vision and adult faith formation in urban congregations. Dr. Siew is a charter board member of CanDoSpiritNetwork, (www.candospirit.org), an international community of Christian leaders seeking to transform congregational life and theological education worldwide. He was consultant pastor at North Toronto Chinese Baptist Church (English Ministry) from 2000-07. Apart from research and teaching, he regularly conducts teacher enrichment workshops for churches. Dr. Siew is married to Christina, and they have two children, Samuel and Ruth.

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