Dr. Yau Man Siew

Title & Contact Info

Associate Professor of Christian Education & Discipleship

 Email: ysiew [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 6750

Academic Credentials

PhD, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 1994
MDiv, Regent College, 1990
Diploma in Theology, Discipleship Training Centre, (Singapore), 1985
BPharm (Hons.), University of Wales, 1979

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 congregational settings


Dr. Siew taught at Singapore Bible College from 1994-2000 and has been part of the Tyndale Seminary faculty since 2001. His articles have appeared in the Christian Education Journal, Theological Education, Asia Journal of Theology and the Baker Dictionary of Christian Education (2001). His major research interests are in Christian education and discipleship in congregational contexts, as well as assessment of learning in theological education. He has consulted with the Association of Theological Schools of US and Canada (ATS) in different research projects. In 2008-09, he received a major pastoral leadership grant from The Louisville Institute looking at the “pastor as shepherd-teacher.” Dr. Siew was teaching and consultant pastor at a local church in Toronto from 2000-07, and regularly conducts teacher enrichment workshops for churches. He is a member of the Society of Professors in Christian Education (SPCE).

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