Imelda Santos Caleon
Dr Imelda S Caleon is one of the pioneering researchers in positive education in Singapore. Her main research interests lie in the nexus of positive psychology and school learning and teaching, particularly in the domain of science education and in areas concerning at-risk students. She has led multiple projects examining the factors, conditions, tools and processes that facilitate the development of students’ resilience, positive emotions, relationships, and motivation. Dr Caleon was the lead author of several research papers focusing on these areas. She has been working closely with several schools as a research collaborator or consultant, to develop and implement positive psychology intervention activities tailored for diverse groups of learners. She has also conducted a number of workshops and presentations on positive psychology and positive education locally, as well as internationally.