The Academic Advisors of Mutiara are an independent part of the Governing Body. Their role is to add value to Mutiara’s academic curriculum by providing valuable expertise and feedback on educational processes, the curriculum, and guidance to the members. The advisors also serve a crucial role in making strategic alliances and connections that go beyond the boundaries of academics education to ensure that Mutiara provides a holistic well-rounded education.
Professor Datuk Dr. Chiam Heng Keng
Datuk Dr. Chiam is a well-known educationalist, being the foremost authority on early childhood care and education in Malaysia. She has a Master of Education from the University of Sydney and a BSc (Hons.) in Chemistry from the University of Malaya. Formerly serving as a Professor of Social Psychology in Education at the University of Malaya, she is also the founder of the Bachelor and Master degree in early childhood education at the university. Prof. Chiam is currently a Human Rights Commissioner of Malaysia and a consultant to several governmental, non-governmental and private agencies.