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REFLECT REVIEW REFRESH

NE Resource Guide 2020


Foreword Dear fellow educators, Once again, we invite you to Reflect, Review and Refresh how we approach the design of National Education experiences in our schools: How can we help our students to navigate their values and beliefs about citizenship, and make meaning of their identities as Singaporeans? What can we do to foster their senses of belonging, reality and hope, as well as their will to act? What kinds of support can we offer to our fellow educators, who are crucial in guiding our students along this journey? We hope that this NE Resource Guide will aid you in these efforts.

Overview of the Guide PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS FOR NE EXPERIENCES

GUIDE TO RELEVANT NE RESOURCES

NE LEARNING JOURNEY SECTION

We have highlighted the thinking process behind the design of various NE experiences for both students and colleagues, in order to empower you further to make choices for your school community.

We have provided you with a onestop overview of the different MOE and community resources at your disposal for planning various NE experiences.

We have created a separate section for out-of-school interactive sites, to support you in planning holistic NE Learning Journeys for our students and colleagues.

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Tell Us What You Need! Each year, this guide is refreshed and improved based on your feedback on how you use it and what you would like to see in it. Please let us know your thoughts on this year’s guide at https://go.gov.sg/nerg2020! Editorial Team NE Resource Guide 2020

SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS


Contents Section 1 ––– NE: An Overview Why Should NE be Refreshed? > Our Changing Contexts > Thoughts on the Ground

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Our Refreshed NE Efforts > From Messages to Dispositions > Three Key Thrusts

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Reflecting on Students’ NE Experiences Reflecting on Educators’ NE Experiences

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Planning Considerations for NE Experiences

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Planning for NE Commemorative Days > Planning for Total Defence Day (TDD) > Planning for International Friendship Day (IFD) > Planning for Racial Harmony Day (RHD) > Planning for National Day (ND)

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Planning for Cohort Experiences Planning for MOE-OBS Challenge Programme Planning for NRIC Presentation Ceremony

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Planning for Flag-Raising Ceremonies

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Planning for NE Learning Journeys (LJs)

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Planning for Values in Action (VIA)

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Section 2 ––– NE Resources MOE Resources > CCE Sticky Pad > Focus Cards > Guardians of the City II > Harmony Begins with Us! (Orange Ribbon Activity) > Kindsville Times/A-OK! > NE Forte > SGUnite! > Straits Times IN (Special Edition)

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Community Resources > Assembly Programmes > Competitions > Resources for Teaching and Learning > School Workshops > Student Conferences > Travelling Exhibitions > Values in Action (VIA) Opportunities

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Overview of NE Resources

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Section 3 ––– Learning Journey Sites Arts, Culture and Community LJs Defence, Law and Order LJs Economic and Industrial Development LJs Health and Environment LJs Infrastructure and Utilities LJs

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Overview of Learning Journey Sites

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NE: An Overview

NE: An Overview

Section 1


“ After 20 years of NE, the existing

storyline may appear worn and tired. We need to refresh the narrative, to take on board new perspectives so that our Singapore story, with all its twists and turns, becomes more credible to an increasingly sophisticated student population, who needs to comprehend and appreciate a multiplicity of viewpoints.

Prof Tan Tai Yong President, Yale-NUS College National University of Singapore Member of NE Review Committee 2016 – 17


WHY SHOULD NE BE REFRESHED?

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NE: AN OVERVIEW

Our Changing Contexts National Education (NE) was first launched in 1997. In the two decades since, Singapore and the world have changed greatly.


Changing Demographics Rising number of elderly citizens More diverse resident and student population profile

Evolving Socio-Political Climate A more informed population wanting greater say in political and social matters Greater exchange of ideas through social media More civic groups emerging to advocate for social and national causes

How can we work together as a nation to build a shared understanding of the values and norms that are important to us?

How can we equip our young with the required knowledge, skills and dispositions to be informed, motivated, and able to participate in society and make a difference?

Accelerating Disruptions Shifting attitudes towards globalisation and foreign relations due to right-wing populism and nationalism Technological shifts impacting our economy, society and ways of life

Amidst these uncertainties, how can we find strength in our identity as a united Singapore committed to our nation’s continued survival and thriving?

How can NE be refreshed to respond to changes in Singapore and the world around us? 9


WHY SHOULD NE BE REFRESHED? Thoughts on the Ground As part of the NE Review 2017:

Our students shared that‌

We define meaningful volunteer work by genuine impact and interactions with beneficiaries. We appreciate effective teachers who are able to use engaging strategies and resources, and facilitate deep analysis of issues.

We value open conversations on issues impacting our everyday lives such as race and religion.

We are empowered by greater voice and choice (in lessons, Values in Action, etc.) We find learning experiences meaningful and impactful when the purpose is clear and relevant to our life and learning.

NE: AN OVERVIEW

We are sceptical of NE, but take well to experiences that are engaging and relevant.


The perpetuation of a ‘top-down’ Singapore story has led to NE being perceived as ‘propaganda’.

We need to sensitise students to current affairs and develop in students an understanding of their identity and conviction as citizens.

Our educators shared that… NE experiences should be planned in a more progressive manner across the different levels, and be pervasive across the curriculum.

NE is important and there are strong structures and programmes in place.

Teachers’ skills need to be deepened and a school culture supportive of NE efforts has to be nurtured.

There is a perceived lack of space for educators and students to explore perspectives of events and issues. The role of the community in NE can be enlarged.

How can NE become a more aspirational and empowering process for our students and educators? 11


OUR REFRESHED NE EFFORTS

NE: AN OVERVIEW

From Messages to Dispositions Moving forward, we can anchor NE not on the delivery of messages, but on the design of experiences that strengthen our students’ and fellow educators’ citizenship dispositions, to inspire all of us to take collective ownership of our future as a nation.


1997: NE Messages

Singapore is our homeland; this is where we belong. We must preserve racial and religious harmony. We must uphold meritocracy and incorruptibility. No one owes Singapore a living. We must ourselves defend Singapore. We have confidence in our future.

2007: Head, Heart, Hands

2017: Citizenship Dispositions

Head Think critically about issues and arrive at a deeper understanding of the challenges facing Singapore and what it means to be a Singaporean.

A Sense of Belonging To develop a deeper understanding of who we are, and a shared understanding of the values that are important to us as a nation.

Heart Connect emotionally with the Singapore story in order to appreciate Singapore and have a deeper sense of belonging.

A Sense of Reality To be aware of contemporary realities—including Singapore’s constraints and vulnerabilities— which affect us as a nation amidst the backdrop of a less predictable world.

Hands Give back to society in various ways, and be empowered to contribute, create and lead Singapore’s future, in different fields of society.

A Sense of Hope To have confidence and optimism in Singapore’s future and the resilience to face the challenges ahead. (culminating in)

The Will to Act To be active citizens who have a collective resolve and a sense of shared mission towards building a Singapore for all.

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OUR REFRESHED NE EFFORTS

NE: AN OVERVIEW

Three Key Thrusts The following thrusts provide a practical frame for us to think about how we can contribute to developing our students’ and fellow educators’ citizenship dispositions.


THRUST 1

THRUST 2

THRUST 3

A Shared and Lively Narrative

Empowering Citizenship Experiences

A Professional Community Engaged in Pedagogical Innovation

Move from a top-down, state-driven narrative to a multi-dimensional Singapore Story that includes voices and experiences from our students and discussions of Singapore’s contemporary realities through issues.

Design learning experiences that allow students to exercise ownership of the community, build stronger relationships with their peers in an increasingly diverse society, and initiate ways to contribute to the nation in order to nurture a commitment to take action.

Make sense of our own and collective citizenship experiences to become more adept and confident in guiding our students through their NE experiences.

WHAT CAN WE DO?

WHAT CAN WE DO?

WHAT CAN WE DO?

Keep pace with emerging trends/issues that are relevant and impact our students

Allow for greater student voice and autonomy in deciding the nature of their experiences and opportunities, and explore a range of ideas that interest them

Understand our own citizenship journey and experiences, and how these influence our values, attitudes and beliefs

Dedicate time for discussions on contemporary issues that are relevant to our students’ life experiences Provide a safe space for different perspectives to be shared and discussed Provide opportunities for students to form personal viewpoints after considering and understanding different perspectives

Design experiences that will provide immersive settings and hands-on opportunities for students to own and apply their learning Work with community partners to enhance learning experiences students

Share and discuss ideas and experiences with colleagues within a safe space provided Deepen our facilitation skills Apply appropriate strategies through a continual process of application and reflection

Tailor programmes and experiences to students’ unique needs

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REFLECTING ON STUDENTS’ NE EXPERIENCES

NE: AN OVERVIEW

Here is an overview of our students’ NE experiences today. How might we refresh our approaches to these experiences to strengthen our students’ citizenship dispositions?


NE Commemorative Days The four NE Commemorative Days are linked to important points in Singapore’s history. [p22] Total Defence Day International Friendship Day Racial Harmony Day National Day

NE Infused in Daily Routines During the Flag-Raising Ceremony, our students sing the National Anthem and recite the National Pledge to reinforce the values we stand for as a nation. [p38] Through their Everyday Responsibilities, students cultivate good habits of life, such as classroom cleaning and class duties, with schools preferably setting aside 5-10 min to clean together.

NE Infused in Subjects Educators are encouraged to discuss NE-related topics not only in Character and Citizenship Education (CCE), but also across multiple subject areas including Social Studies, History, Geography, Math, Science, Art and Music.

NE in Co-Curricular Experiences NE Learning Journeys (LJs): NE LJs are authentic, out-of-school learning experiences that enable students to explore their personal and collective identity by engaging with the people, perspectives and places of Singapore. These include both the core NE LJs and subject-based LJs. [p40] Values in Action (VIA): Through VIA, our students are encouraged to identify and understand community issues, initiate action among their peers to make a difference, and improve the lives of others. [p44] Co-Curricular Activities (CCAs): Our students’ participation in CCAs promotes friendships among peers from diverse backgrounds as they learn, play and grow together. Through this, CCAs foster social integration and deepens our students’ sense of belonging, commitment and sense of responsibility to school, community and nation.

Scan the QR code to watch the video on My NE Experience from a student’s perspective!

Cohort Experiences: Beyond some of the above, our students’ cohort experiences also include level camps, Pri 5 NE Show, Sec 3 MOE-OBS Challenge Programme and dialogues for post-secondary students. [p32]

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REFLECTING ON EDUCATORS’ NE EXPERIENCES

NE: AN OVERVIEW

Educators play a key role in developing our students’ citizenship dispositions. Indeed, as educators, we too have to navigate our own values and beliefs about citizenship. How can we better support our fellow educators on this NE journey?


What Do I Want for my Students? As teachers, what do we aspire for NE to mean for our students? Watch the Citizenship Dispositions video for a teacher’s reflection on this question.

SCAN TO WATCH

KEY RESOURCES FOR EDUCATORS Citizenship Dispositions Video (scan QR code above)

CCE Sticky Pads

for an overview on contemporary issues discussions [p50]

Focus Cards

for planning and facilitating discussions on contemporary issues [p52]

NE Forte

for closer looks at various contemporary issues that impact Singapore [p58]

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PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS FOR NE EXPERIENCES General Planning Considerations

Focus

Explore

Pose a thought-provoking question

Consider possible ways to explore the issue

“ What are the intended outcomes for my students/ fellow educators?”

“ How can I use the learning experience to achieve the intended outcomes?”

Allow participants to:

Allow participants to:

Notice, wonder and ask questions about a topic of interest Share their thinking and questions with their peers Share ideas about possible ways to learn more NE: AN OVERVIEW

Clarify and ask further probing questions


Dialogue

Reflect

Act

Consider a strategy to structure sharing of experiences and insights

Provide space to think and share about new insights gained

Guide students / fellow educators to learn about how they may apply their learning

“What strategies can I use to help students / fellow educators to share their experiences?”

“ How can I provide opportunities for reflection throughout the experience? What strategies can I use to guide this reflection?”

“What platforms can I tap on to help my students/ fellow educators to apply their learning?”

Allow participants to:

Allow participants to:

Allow participants to:

Articulate their thoughts and feelings during the experience Make connections with their prior experiences and stories shared by peers

Talk about their learning and understanding Pose new and deeper questions Apply understandings to different contexts and situations

Commit to making a change or doing something differently based on new insights gained Apply learning to their personal lives or to other relevant contexts 21


PLANNING FOR NE COMMEMORATIVE DAYS Overview of NE Commemorative Days

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International Friendship Day (IFD) The new Total Defence logo will be launched in Feb 2020.

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Total Defence Day (TDD) TDD marks the fall of Singapore to the Japanese in 1942. Schools commemorate TDD for our students to reflect on how Total Defence remains our best all-round response to threats and challenges that confront Singapore (e.g. terrorism, pandemics, cyber attacks, influence campaigns, economic crises). They also reflect on the continuing relevance of the six Total Defence pillars (military, civil, economic, social, digital and psychological) and the core message of every Singaporean standing together, with each playing our part to protect Singapore and our shared way of life. Theme: Together We Keep Singapore Strong As a continuation from previous years, the Total Defence 2020 campaign will profile Total Defence in action, and encourage the public to play a greater role in Total Defence by showing them how they can contribute in small and big ways. Ultimately, we hope that Total Defence can help to rally and mobilise Singaporeans to prepare for future threats and challenges, and be resilient enough to recover quickly when crises strike. * As TDD falls on Saturday in 2020, schools will commemorate TDD on 14 Feb (Fri). [more on p24] NE: AN OVERVIEW

Schools commemorate IFD for our students to reflect on the importance to Singapore of: an active foreign policy to maintain our international space and good relations with neighbouring countries openness to the international flow of trade, ideas and talent cross-cultural skills and a global orientation mutual respect and understanding to maintain social cohesion in our multicultural society Theme: Beyond Borders As a member of a global community of nations, we continue leveraging Singapore’s geo-strategic position to facilitate even closer economic, political, social and cultural cooperation with all countries, and particularly with our ASEAN neighbours. It is important to develop in our youth a better understanding of the people and cultures of countries in our region. For IFD 2020, CCEB will be providing resources to schools featuring Vietnam – which will be holding the ASEAN Chairmanship for the year. * As IFD falls on Good Friday in 2020, schools will commemorate IFD on any other day in Term 2 Week 3. [more on p26]


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Aug National Day (ND) National Day marks our separation from Malaysia in 1965, and our emergence as an independent country in a community of nations. Since 1998, schools have held an observance ceremony for students to have a greater sense of the historical importance and solemnity of National Day. Theme: To be confirmed in 2020

21 Jul

Racial Harmony Day (RHD)

* As National Day falls on Sunday in 2020, schools will conduct their observance ceremony on 7 Aug (Fri). [more on p30]

RHD marks the anniversary of the 1964 racial riots. Schools commemorate RHD for our students to celebrate Singapore as a harmonious society built on a rich diversity of cultures, requiring collaborative efforts from all to promote social cohesion and harmony. Theme: Multicultural Singapore As Singapore progresses and we continue to shape our multicultural identity, it is important that we strengthen the collective identity of Singaporeans. Through encouraging our youth to cultivate strong relationships with diverse individuals and groups, we inspire them to take ownership of their roles in building a cohesive Singapore. [more on p28]

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PLANNING FOR TOTAL DEFENCE DAY ( TDD )

NE: AN OVERVIEW

– NE Commemorative Days and Themes [p22] – Overview of NE Resources [p117] – Overview of NE Learning Journey Sites [p185]


TDD is a good opportunity for our students to:

Desired Outcomes PRIMARY

Know the aspects of Total Defence and how students can play a part in each aspect. Even at their age, their participation in Total Defence is important and everyone can (and should) play a part in defending the country

SECONDARY

Understand the rationale behind Total Defence Know that Total Defence is the cornerstone of Singapore’s deterrent strategy, and is crucial to the continued security, survival and success of the country

POST-SECONDARY

Be aware of: The more diverse security challenges that Singapore faces today, and The need for multiple agencies to work more closely to develop an effective defence against these new challenges, especially nontraditional threats

Key Resources The Total Defence Day 2020 Video Message is encouraged to be played as part of schools’ TDD commemoration activities. The video message will be published on 14 Feb 2020 on the Minister for Defence’s Facebook page and Total Defence YouTube page (http://www.youtube.com/totaldefencesg) The written message will be sent to school leaders in the week of TDD (T1W6). PRIMARY

TDD Resource Packages will be uploaded to SLS Kindsville Times/A-OK! can be tapped on to engage pupils [p57] SGUnite! cohort activity for Primary 6 pupils [p59]

SECONDARY

Straits Times IN (TDD Special Edition) will be delivered to secondary schools on 20 Jan 2020 (T1W3 Mon) [p60]

POST-SECONDARY

NE Forte can be tapped on to engage both educators and students [p58]

Guardians of the City II for Secondary 2 cohort activity [p54]

The Total Defence Website offers information and resources on Total Defence and its six pillars. A new Total Defence Logo will also be unveiled on 15 Feb 2020: www.totaldefence.sg

Total Defence Facebook: www.facebook.com/ wearetotaldefence

Total Defence Instagram: www.instagram.com/ wearetotaldefence

ConnexionSG is a Facebook page that touches on NE-related issues 25


PLANNING FOR INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP DAY (IFD)

NE: AN OVERVIEW

– NE Commemorative Days and Themes [p22] – Overview of NE Resources [p117] – Overview of NE Learning Journey Sites [p185]


Desired Outcomes PRIMARY

Be acquainted with the diverse and colourful culture and traditions of the region and the lives of their peers in the other ASEAN countries Nurture in our students the spirit of friendship and collaboration among different peoples in ASEAN and beyond

IFD is a good opportunity for our students to: SECONDARY

POST-SECONDARY

Understand the importance of good relations with our neighbours and beyond

Be more aware of the geopolitical realities that Singapore faces in Southeast Asia

Learn that such relations need to be nurtured through mutual understanding and respect, and cannot be taken for granted

Be reminded of our interdependence with the region, and the importance of maintaining good relationships while being mindful of ground realities

Keep an open mindset, and express an appreciation of the contributions of foreigners living, working and studying in Singapore

Key Resources PRIMARY

IFD Resource Packages will be uploaded to SLS

SECONDARY

POST-SECONDARY

Straits Times IN (IFD Special Edition) will be delivered to secondary schools on 23 Mar 2020 (T2W1 Mon) [p60]

NE Forte can be tapped on to engage both educators and students [p58]

Kindsville Times/A-OK! can be tapped on to engage pupils [p57]

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PLANNING FOR RACIAL HARMONY DAY (RHD)

NE: AN OVERVIEW

– NE Commemorative Days and Themes [p22] – Overview of NE Resources [p117] – Overview of NE Learning Journey Sites [p185]


Desired Outcomes PRIMARY

Make friends with people of other races and religions Learn that in Singapore, people are treated equally regardless of their race and religion, and that students should appreciate the different cultures that make up Singapore

RHD is a good opportunity for our students to: SECONDARY

POST-SECONDARY

Understand and respect the customs and traditions of the different races and religions to coexist peacefully

Appreciate the challenges facing each community and that all races are given equal opportunities to advance and progress

Learn about the consequences of a breakdown in racial and religious harmony, from our history and recent incidents in the world

Understand that in Singapore, racial harmony is based on mutual respect and understanding, not assimilation, such that each race retains its own distinct identity and strengths, while sharing common spaces where all Singaporeans work and play Understand how government policies factor in considerations for racial and religious harmony

Key Resources PRIMARY

SECONDARY

POST-SECONDARY

RHD Resource Packages will be uploaded to SLS

Straits Times IN (RHD Special Edition) will be delivered to secondary schools on 29 Jun 2020 (T3W1 Mon) [p60]

NE Forte can be tapped on to engage both educators and students [p58]

Kindsville Times/A-OK! can be tapped on to engage pupils [p57] Harmony Begins with Us! (Orange Ribbon Activity) cohort activity for Primary 4 pupils [p56]

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PLANNING FOR NATIONAL DAY (ND)

NE: AN OVERVIEW

– NE Commemorative Days and Themes [p22] – Overview of NE Resources [p117] – Overview of NE Learning Journey Sites [p185]


Programming PART 1

Curricular Engagement in the Lead-Up to National Day

PART 2

National Day Observance Ceremony

PART 3

National Day Celebrations Singing of community songs

Recollections: Students learn about our past and the contributions of our key leaders and the pioneer generation Reflections: Students explore the question of what it means to be Singaporean and the society they want to build

Marching-in of National Flag and school flag

Other suitable activities, e.g. concerts

Flag-raising and singing of National Anthem Recitation of the Pledge Delivery of the National Day Message for Schools

Commitment: Students pledge to do something for Singapore Scan the QR code to watch the Recollections video!

Key Resources National Day Resource Packages and the National Day Message for Schools will be uploaded to SLS in the lead-up to National Day. PRIMARY

Kindsville Times/A-OK! can be tapped on to engage pupils [p57]

SECONDARY

POST-SECONDARY

Straits Times IN will not be published in the week of National Day, but educators may follow up in later weeks with Straits Times IN (Special Edition for the National Day Rally) [p60]

NE Forte can be tapped on to engage both educators and students [p58]

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PLANNING FOR COHORT EXPERIENCES

NE: AN OVERVIEW

Overview of Cohort Experiences In addition to NE Learning Journeys [p40] and Values in Action [p44], cohort experiences (including those within NE Commemorative Days) seek to create shared experiences that develop students’ citizenship dispositions.


PRIMARY 4

Harmony Begins with Us! (Orange Ribbon Activity): In the lead-up to Racial Harmony Day, Primary 4 students make a commitment as a class to stand up for harmony in Singapore. [p56]

PRIMARY 5

NE Show: Primary 5 students attend the NE Show, a preview of the National Day Parade to appreciate the significance of National Day.

PRIMARY 6

SGUnite! Activity: In the lead-up to Total Defence Day, Primary 6 students play a card game designed for them to understand the threats Singapore faces, and how each pillar of Total Defence contributes to a strong and cohesive nation. [p59] NE Quiz: Primary 6 students take the NE Quiz to acquire core basic knowledge about national issues.

SECONDARY 2

Guardians of the City II Activity: In the lead-up to Total Defence Day, Secondary 2 students play a card game designed for them to understand the complexity of security threats, and how they can play their part in Total Defence to keep Singapore safe and secure. [p54] SECONDARY 3

MOE-OBS Challenge Programme: Secondary 3 students across different schools come together for a 5-day expedition conducted by Outward Bound Singapore (OBS), as well as preand post-course school-based lessons. [p34] NRIC Presentation Ceremony: 15-year-old students participate in a school-based ceremony where they affirm their role and identity as citizens, and understand the shared privileges and responsibilities of being Singaporean despite their different backgrounds. [p36]

SECONDARY 4

NE Quiz: Secondary 4 students take the NE Quiz as a means of acquiring core basic knowledge about national issues.

POST-SECONDARY

Interactive Drama (Conversations on Race and Religion): Students discuss issues of race and religion in a safe and carefully structured space. They are encouraged to reflect on their personal values and attitudes, and to advocate for building a strong community through promoting positive relationships. SG Perspectives: Students exchange views and ideas with political office holders on areas such as security and external relations, economic competitiveness and principles of governance.

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PLANNING FOR MOE-OBS CHALLENGE PROGRAMME

NE: AN OVERVIEW


Desired Outcomes

The 5-day MOE-OBS Challenge Programme aims for our Secondary 3 students to:

Be able to deal with challenges positively through self-directed learning and making right choices to influence their circumstances

Build friendships with students from diverse socio-cultural backgrounds to achieve team goals in an inclusive manner

Commit to playing an active role in improving their community and environment

Schools are required to customise both a pre-course and a post-course lesson for students: PRE-COURSE LESSON

POST-COURSE FOLLOW-UP

(within 2 weeks before the course)

(within 2 weeks after the course)

To prepare students to adopt an open mind, this lesson should:

To follow up with students on their experience, this lesson should:

Set the context for students (e.g. opportunity to work together with peers from diverse backgrounds, and to overcome differences and challenges) Provide a platform for students to articulate their perceptions/feelings about the course, and address any misconceptions Help students to practise giving and receiving constructive feedback

Focus on how students can apply their feedback/ learning to their daily life, and how they will follow up on their commitments for themselves and their interactions with others Relate students’ experiences from the course to their current life situations, depending on the time of year (e.g. joining a new class, being a senior/peer in CCAs, preparing for exams)

Guide students to set personal goals for what they hope to achieve in the course Tap on students’ prior experiences, such level/ CCA camps and outdoor education opportunities (e.g. pitching of tents, outdoor cooking)

Teachers may also wish to make links to other relevant CCE lessons, or use other platforms such as CCAs to extend students’ learning.

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PLANNING FOR NRIC PRESENTATION CEREMONY

NE: AN OVERVIEW

The school-based NRIC Presentation Ceremony is an opportunity for 15-yearolds to affirm their role and identity as citizens, and understand the shared privileges and responsibilities of being Singaporean despite their different backgrounds.


Planning the Ceremony Educators are encouraged to customise the ceremony. Educators can decide on their preferred format for the NRIC Presentation Ceremony for their Secondary 3 students.

POSSIBLE FORMATS

Cohort-based ceremony, including a presentation of NRICs to selected students Class-based ceremony, including a presentation of NRICs by Form Teachers Combination of cohort- and classbased experiences

The ceremony can be held on any suitable date following the receipt of the NRICs from the MOE Portal Service. Educators can arrange it to coincide with the NE Commemorative Days, such as Racial Harmony Day or National Day, or any other significant moment in the school year.

POSSIBLE CONTENT

Citizens’ rights and responsibilities Singapore’s ideals (democracy, peace, progress, justice, equality)

Educators can involve students from other levels, alumni and school staff to help with the planning of the ceremony or to share personal stories on their role as a Singapore Citizen, thus encouraging the involvement of other stakeholders.

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES

Singing of National Anthem and National Pledge recitation Personal and/or collective commitment as citizens

History, purpose and functions of NRICs

Quizzes, games or competitions

Handling the NRIC with care

Photo booths Photo/video montage of the cohort’s experiences through the years

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PLANNING FOR FLAG-RAISING CEREMONIES

NE: AN OVERVIEW

Our national Flag, Anthem and Pledge are familiar fixtures of the daily flagraising ceremonies in schools. Yet how much do our students understand or care about this daily routine? What can we do to make the flag-raising ceremony more meaningful for our students?


National Anthem Resources “My father was against my interest in music. He said it was… a sin to play music! But I had studied a lot of folk music and played the folk musical instruments too. I made my own bamboo flute and later a guitar. I missed my further education in school. So there was no other choice for me but to carry on my own way of life. It was a big challenge for me, of course. I had to face it if I wanted to be somebody in my profession of choice… I reached the top of my ambition when my song composition Majulah Singapura was accepted unanimously as the National Anthem. My father came here to witness the first Singapore Flag-Raising Ceremony in 1959 and [when he] heard ‘Majulah Singapura’, he forgave me for my sin against him.” – Mr Zubir Said, composer of the National Anthem

Animated videos on the National Anthem: A Song for the Lion City

Let Our Voices Soar as One! from Rohana Zubir’s Zubir Said, the Composer of Majulah Singapura (2012, ISEAS, p236)

SCAN TO WATCH

SCAN TO WATCH

Other Resources More information on our National Symbols can be found on the National Heritage Board website: http://www.nhb.gov.sg/what-we-do/our-work/ community-engagement/education/resources/national-symbols 39


PLANNING FOR NE LEARNING JOURNEYS

NE: AN OVERVIEW

Learning Journeys (LJs) are authentic, out-of-school learning experiences that began with the launch of NE LJs in 1998. LJs provide students with the opportunity to enrich and extend learning beyond the classroom.


NE Learning Journeys The NE Learning Journey Programme was launched in 1998 for students to visit key local institutions and heritage places to understand: Why Singapore functions the way it does, and Why we are where we are today Based on the latest NE Review recommendations, the NE Learning Journey Programme will be strengthened to develop students’ citizenship dispositions (i.e. their senses of belonging, reality and hope, and their will to act). Moving forward, NE Learning Journeys are LJs developed around the following themes and key questions: THEMES

Our Singapore Way: Our Multicultural Heritage Our Singapore Spirit: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

KEY QUESTIONS

How do I demonstrate respect for and appreciation of diversity? What does being Singaporean and/or living in Singapore mean to me?

Our Singapore Story: Growing Singapore Together How can I be an advocate for positive change in the community and society? What are some local and global, social and environmental issues that I care about?

Key Resources for NE LJs Overview of Learning Journey Sites [p185]

Stay tuned for more information on NE LJs, coming to you in Jan 2020:

Starting from Primary 4, students are required to embark on at least one NE LJ per year.

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PLANNING FOR NE LEARNING JOURNEYS (continued from previous page)

NE: AN OVERVIEW


Planning LJs What do we consider when planning LJs? Schools have the autonomy to organise and customise LJs to support various learning objectives and student profiles. In planning LJs, schools should adopt a holistic approach and be guided by the following principles: 1. See LJs as part of a balanced curriculum to support holistic development 2. Manage curriculum load to ensure student well-being 3. Establish processes to evaluate the LJs

How do we design LJs? 1. Plan with clarity of purpose Articulate a clear purpose for the LJ Align the LJ objectives with desired learning outcomes, ensure support with syllabus goals, and reflect the LJ in the Scheme of Work 2. Structure the students’ learning experience before, during and after the LJ Before: Arouse students’ interest, activate students’ prior knowledge, draw out preconceptions, communicate LJ objectives clearly, and set clear expectations and procedures During: Use questions as lines of inquiry to deepen learning, leverageteachable moments, and address student queries After: Conduct timely debrief, help students make connections, and consolidate and assess learning

from the Guide on the Organisation of Learning Journeys (Curriculum Policy Office)

3. Provide and use feedback to make learning impactful Decide on deliverables and learning outcomes from the LJ Design appropriate formative assessments Develop and communicate a set of success criteria, based on LJ objectives

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PLANNING FOR VALUES IN ACTION (VIA)

Values in Action are learning experiences that support students’ development as socially responsible citizens through ownership of their contribution to the community. It aims to nurture students into socially responsible and concerned citizens, who contribute actively and meaningfully to the community. VIA was launched in 2012 as a reframing of the Community Involvement Programme (CIP), to place a stronger emphasis on the inculcation of values through students’ reflection on their experiences with the community.

Steps to Take in VIA PRIMARY SCHOOLS

1. Discover what matters to us in our community 2. Set goals 3. Share ideas 4. Develop a plan 5. Execute the plan 6. Think back, learn from it, do it better 7. Celebrate your learning from VIA Teaching and Learning Resources

SECONDARY SCHOOLS AND BEYOND

1. Discover what matters to us in our community 2. Brainstorm a project idea 3. Get information, and set goals 4. Develop a plan 5. Achieve your goals 6. Evaluate your efforts 7. Celebrate your learning 8. Say “Thanks” 9. Continue to be a changemaker

Implementing VIA Schools are encouraged to implement 4- or 6-year development plans to ensure progressive, coherent and sustainable learning for students. As students develop, the amount of teacher guidance should be reduced, and student initiation and ownership should increase. When students have greater ownership of their VIA experiences, they will find it more meaningful and be more motivated to continue making a difference, after graduation, to their community and nation. NE: AN OVERVIEW


Examples of VIA Leveraging Community Networks

Sustaining Partnerships

Damai Secondary School engaged Kaki Bukit CCC through SG Cares community network to understand the needs of the elderly, so that the Secondary 2 cohort and Art Club students could develop engagement sessions where the elderly took part in craft-making and upcycling. The elderly acquired new skills and enjoyed the companionship of the students, while the students gained greater awareness of the frailties of ageing and how they should interact with care with the elderly. During the digital clinic sessions organised by Information and Communication Club students, elderly residents were enthusiastic about catching up with technology and learning to how use their smartphone functions. While language posed as a challenge to communication, students found creative ways to overcome it, such as using Google Translate as they conversed with the elderly.

Since 2015, students from Pei Hwa Secondary School’s sports CCAs have organised annual sports clinicsfor students from SPED schools (e.g. AWWA School, Rainbow Centre). Prior to students’ involvement, Pei Hwa teachers met with the SPED schools to discuss the suitability of the proposed programme. Students then conducted online research about the schools and invited their staff to share experiences with their schoolmates. CCA leaders also made recce trips to the SPED schools, and mentored their peers in planning for the sports clinics.

Key Resources for VIA VIA Teaching and Learning Resources:

The SG Cares app (available for iPhone and Android) is run by the SG Cares national movement to promote volunteerism Giving.sg: https://www.giving.sg/ Charity Portal: http://www.charities.gov.sg/ Family Service Centres: https://www.msf.gov.sg/dfcs/ familyservice/ 45


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NE RESOURCES

NE Resources


“ The direction that NE is taking is

consistent with what we’re doing as a system – emphasising more authentic learning and application of ideas. We’re talking about greater discussion of current affairs, of making NE more relevant to the lives of our students.

Mr Wong Siew Hoong Director-General of Education Ministry of Education


CCE Sticky Pad The CCE Sticky Pad is a booklet of sticky notes designed as an easy reference for educators on how to develop students’ character and citizenship dispositions through discussions on contemporary issues. The sticky pad includes information on: Definitions of contemporary issues (Current, Relevant, Perspectives) Rationale for discussions on contemporary issues Scoping discussions (through News, Issue, Focus) Applying social and emotional competencies in discussions Facilitating discussions on contemporary issues (using Clarify, Sensitise, Influence questions) The sticky pad can be used to supplement staff discussions/ workshops on contemporary issues, with the sticky notes within used as part of a brainstorming or discussion strategy.

MOE RESOURCES

Target Audience Educators

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg


How have schools used the CCE Sticky Pad to design an NE experience? At their S2 cluster follow-up session, CCE core teams (of 5–6 teachers) from each secondary school expressed their appreciation for the information on the CCE Sticky Pads, which summarised their learning about contemporary issues discussions from an earlier workshop. The CCE core teams also shared their schools’ respective contemporary issues lesson packages, as well as what they had learnt from implementing these lessons. While listening to each school’s presentation, the teacher participants used the sticky notes in the CCE Sticky Pads to pen down their suggestions and questions. At the end of each presentation, participants attached their written feedback to the presenter’s lesson plans, so that each school could use the feedback to refine their existing plans further.

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Focus Cards The Focus Cards are a deck of cards that can be used to spark discussions on contemporary issues based on values, social and emotional well-being, national identity and citizenship. The cards are arranged by themes – personal, community, national, global and general – but are not meant to be exhaustive. (Blank cards are included for discussion facilitators and participants to jot down other ideas they may have.) The Focus Card deck also includes Social and Emotional (SE) Domain cards, which briefly describe the five interrelated SE domains (self- awareness, social awareness, self-management, relationship management and responsible decision-making) and provide examples of competencies related to each domain. These competencies can be mindfully practised, demonstrated and reinforced over the course of contemporary issues discussions.

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students Educators

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg

Possible ways of using the Focus Cards PLANNING FOR A DISCUSSION

FACILITATING A DISCUSSION

As the facilitator:

Based on a topic, the facilitator can:

Pick out the Focus Card(s) that could represent ideas related to the issue. Think about the possible viewpoints that participants may surface for each idea. Think of possible questions you could ask to clarify the viewpoints and draw out personal experiences. You could also refer to the Focus cards to identify possible conflicting views that could arise. This would prepare you to manage emotional reactions and sensitivities during the discussion.

MOE RESOURCES

Use the ideas from the Focus Cards as headings on butcher sheets. Have participants respond to each of the headings and then have smaller discussions at the headings of their choice. Invite responses from the groups to hear the different perspectives.

Based on a topic, participants can: Choose the Focus Card(s) that resonate with what they know or feel, and Share about their thoughts, personal experiences and/or stories. This is aimed at building empathy and seeking to understand one another when participants hear different perspectives in a discussion.


How did a school use the Focus Cards to design an NE experience? Geylang Methodist Primary School carried out conversations on contemporary issues during their mid-year staff meeting. Teachers were provided with pre-readings on 4 topics from NE Forte [p58] and newspaper articles: 1) Fighting Falsehoods, 2) Who Are We?, 3) Common Space and 4) Subject-Based Banding. Teachers got to choose the topic they would like to discuss, and had to make a stand in response to a statement posed on a scale of 1-10 for each topic using the Focus Cards to broaden perspectives. The teachers found the Focus Cards useful in providing them with a frame for their thought and opinions. They realised that some ideas might be similar but the Focus Cards chosen were different, garnering different perspectives. The conversations concluded with group sharing and reflection. The feedback was positive as the teachers felt the topics were relatable and close to their hearts.

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Guardians of the City II Guardians of the City (GOTC) is a strategy card game that provides a fun and interactive way for students to understand the complexity of security threats, and how they can play their part in Total Defence to keep Singapore safe and secure. The game presents security threats as crises, and illustrates simple and concrete actions that Singaporeans can take to better prepare for, respond to, and recover from crises. In 2019, GOTC II was launched with refreshed gameplay, incorporating the new Digital Defence sixth pillar and a new suite of national crises for players to overcome. Schools are encouraged to conduct a GOTC cohort experience for their Secondary 2 students as part of Total Defence Day commemoration. Learning Objectives 1. Deepen understanding of Total Defence beyond conceptual frameworks 2. Learn about the potential threats within our environment 3. Learn how we can all play a part to keep Singapore safe and secure

MOE RESOURCES

In Collaboration with Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF) Target Audience Secondary 2 Students Post-Secondary (JC/CI/ Poly/ITE) Students

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg


How did a school use Guardians of the City II to design an NE experience? At Kranji Secondary School, all Uniformed Group (UG) cadets were trained to guide their fellow students and members of the public on how to play Guardians of the City II during the school’s Open House cum Total Defence Day carnival. Before competing with others, students and members of the public learned how to play the game from a UG cadet. In the classrooms, UG cadets also led the Secondary 2 students in learning how to play the game using the instructional video provided by Nexus (MINDEF). Form teachers used the post-game reflection deck of slides to facilitate a discussion on what students understood about Singapore’s security threats and the actions they can take to keep Singapore safe and secure.

GOTC II Train-the-Trainer Programme The GOTC II Train-the-Trainer programme is conducted as a workshop. Nexus will introduce GOTC II to educators and share the gameplay mechanisms and format of a GOTC experience with them. The programme offers case studies and key Total Defence learning objectives that can be adapted by educators to deepen students’ understanding of the complexities and implications of contemporary threats that Singapore faces.

Target Audience Educators

For Enquiries Email: shobanu@mindef.gov.sg

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Harmony Begins with Us! (Orange Ribbon Activity) The Orange Ribbon Activity is an opportunity for Primary 4 students to make a commitment as a class to stand up for harmony in Singapore, in the lead-up to Racial Harmony Day (RHD). The activity is conducted during the school-based CCE periods, after the CCE Mother Tongue Language RHD lesson. In 2019, the Orange Ribbon took the form of a message tag. Primary 4 students and their teachers were encouraged to use the Orange Ribbon Message Tags as bag tags, to remind them of Racial Harmony wherever they go. Each Primary 4 form class also received two A1sized posters to share their pledges with each other.

How have some schools used the Orange Ribbon Activity resources to design an NE experience? W5 cluster schools organised a joint Racial Harmony Day experience for their Primary 4 students, e.g. Pei Hwa Presbyterian paired with Greenridge Primary for the Orange Ribbon activity. Using the Orange Ribbon Message Tags, students shared their pledges to harmony with their buddy from the other school.

MOE RESOURCES

In Collaboration with OnePeople.sg Target Audience Primary 4 Students

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg

2019 Orange Ribbon Message Tag (top) and Orange Ribbon Poster (bottom)


Kindsville Times/A-OK! Kindsville Times and A-OK! are newsletters that introduce a kindness topic to primary school students. Through simple activities, fun comics and case studies, students will learn about the importance of specific character values and positive attitudes towards school-life challenges. The newsletters are available in age-appropriate versions: Kindsville Times Junior (Primary 1 and 2) Kindsville Times Adventures (Primary 3 and 4) A-OK! (Agents of Kindness) (Primary 5 and 6) Term

Focus of Kindsville Times/A-OK!

Target Audience Primary 1–6 Students

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg / roxanne@kindness.sg

Expected Delivery Date

1

26 Dec 2019 – 3 Jan 2020

2

23 Mar – 3 Apr 2020

3

15 – 26 Jun 2020

4

In Collaboration with Singapore Kindness Movement

14 – 25 Sep 2020

Primary 5 students from Chongfu School using A-OK!

Kindsville Times will be accompanied by a 7-minute ‘Singa and the Kindness Cubbies’ animation episode, launched online.

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NE Forte NE Forte is a digital newsletter designed to facilitate teachers’ understanding of contemporary issues. It is sent out to all educators (via their schools.gov.sg emails). The opening What’s the Focus segment provides a rundown of articles or commentary on the chosen issue, as well as a key question and possible focuses [p52] that can be explored further on the issue. The Teacher Talk segment encourages educators to engage each other in dialogue on contemporary issues, while the In the Classroom segment offers suggestions on how the issue can be discussed with students, including facilitation strategies and guiding questions that teachers can adapt for their classroom. Finally, the What’s the Point column provides a more in-depth perspective and suggests practical tips that educators can keep in mind when delving further into discussions on contemporary issues.

How did a school use NE Forte to design an NE experience? Yumin Primary School provided their staff with an immersive experience by setting up a mock hawker centre to reflect their conversation topic of Hawker Culture. The planning team used the resources found in the NE Forte issue ‘Food for Thought’ to conduct their conversations. The teachers shared their personal opinions on a line continuum based on the question in NE Forte’s Teacher Talk segment: ‘To what extent would you encourage our young to be hawkers?’ The planning team found the resources useful, especially video links in NE Forte, as these provided context to spark conversations among teachers. Participating teachers gave feedback that these conversations were engaging, meaningful and informative. MOE RESOURCES

Target Audience Educators

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg


SGUnite! SGUnite! is a strategy card game that provides a fun and interactive way for students to understand the threats Singapore faces today, and how each pillar of Total Defence contributes to a strong and cohesive nation. Students were also invited to submit their ideas and illustrations for various crises and disruptions, such as cyber-hacking, terrorism, riots, climate change and natural disasters. In 2019, SGUnite! 2.1 incorporated 339 student-submitted scenario cards from across 80 schools.

In Collaboration with S’pore Discovery Centre Target Audience Primary 6 Students

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg

How did a school use SGUnite! to design an NE experience? The SGUnite! 2.1 card game was given to all Primary 6 students as part of their cohort activity for Total Defence Day. Pei Tong Primary School students found that the game was engaging and raised their awareness of how important the pillars of Total Defence are to our country. Their teachers shared that the revised SGUnite! card game was more attractive to students, bringing them more joy as they played the game. At the same time, the mechanics of the game allowed students to get a broad idea of the severity of these disruptions and crises, and portrayed the importance of the different pillars of Total Defence in an enjoyable way.

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Straits Times IN (Special Edition) Every year, five special editions of the Straits Times (ST) IN student newspaper are provided to all secondary school students for: ST IN Special Edition

Expected Delivery Date

Total Defence Day

20 Jan 2020 (T1W3 Mon)

The annual Budget

Approx. 1 week after Budget

International Friendship Day

23 Mar 2020 (T2W1 Mon)

Racial Harmony Day

29 Jun 2020 (T3W1 Mon)

National Day Rally

Approx. 1 week after the Rally

These five special editions of ST IN equip teachers with updated and relevant materials to engage students in discussions to better understand contemporary issues facing Singapore. The ST IN newspaper contains articles that are pitched at various levels to engage the interest of secondary school students, while maintaining the breadth of perspectives and depth of journalistic rigour. Schools are encouraged to use the ST IN special editions to engage students in contemporary issues discussions, as part of the lead-up to the NE Commemorative Days.

Straits Times IN (Special Edition) 2019

MOE RESOURCES

In Collaboration with The Straits Times Target Audience Secondary 1–5 Students

For Enquiries Email: moe_cceb@moe.gov.sg (for co-construction of lessons using ST IN) davtan@sph.com.sg (for changes in mode of print/ digital access, quantity, or personnel receiving ST IN papers)


How did a school use the Straits Times IN (Special Edition) to design an NE experience? Using the Racial Harmony Day 2019 issue of ST IN (Special Edition) ‘No Place like Home’, St Anthony’s Canossian Secondary School engaged their students on the importance of racial and religious harmony in Singapore, and invited them to consider how they can contribute to this harmony through their words, thoughts and actions. Teachers used the Student Learning Space (SLS) as a platform to allow for greater student voice and autonomy in deciding the nature of the classroom lesson, so that students could explore ideas that were of interest and relevant to them. The lesson incorporated and adapted three discussion ideas from the ST IN (Special Edition) issue (i.e. ‘Home Away from Home’, ‘Rethink Preconceived Notions’) and the Teachers’ Companion (Extension Activity Two). Teachers used the poll function on SLS to offer students a choice of which discussion they would like to engage in.

One class chose the discussion idea on racial/religious stereotyping. Based on the ST IN article ‘Rethink Preconceived Notions’, students discussed how they would react to someone who made false assumptions about others based on racial/religious stereotypes. The SLS platform provided students with a safe space to share and learn about their various perspectives. While some students felt that they would stand up to correct the other party, some expressed concerns regarding how the other party would feel if corrected and how they could best communicate their message. The discussion was an enriching learning experience because students could share their personal experiences without feeling judged. Moreover, hearing that their fellow classmates were previously subjected to racial/ religious stereotyping helped them to feel empathy for those who were hurt as a result of such assumptions.

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A S S E M B LY P R O G R A M M E

Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB)

Anti-Drug Skit / CNB Assembly Talk Primary School Skit Adapted from CNB’s illustrated book ‘Captain Drug Buster vs Dr Wacko: The Final Showdown’, the skit serves to educate students on the effects of drugs and how to handle difficult situations when they are lured into the temptation of drugs.

Secondary School Skit The skit comprises two mini-stories of youths facing the consequences of drug abuse. In the first story, we look at a student who took drugs to cope with stress, and how her bright future could have been ruined by drugs. The second story shows that peer pressure can even come from the person you trust most.

Post-Secondary School Skit The interactive skit offers students an opportunity to be involved in the decision-making process when faced with the temptations of drugs.

Anti-Drug Skit

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Assembly Programmes

Target Audience Primary 1–6 Students

Target Audience Secondary 1–5 Students

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details CNB Anti-Drug Skit Duration: 30 min Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary


CNB Assembly Talk This 45-minute talk is presented by experienced CNB officers with visually impactful videos and educational information on drugs. Hear what these passionate officers have to say about their personal experiences in fighting the drug menace!

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Assembly Talk Duration: 45 min Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary

CNB Assembly Talk

For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: idrus_shaaban@cnb.gov.sg Website: https://www.cnb.gov.sg/educationalresources/core-programmes

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Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board

CPF Game On! Programme (Secondary) As part of NE efforts in sensitising students to government policies and developing an understanding of their identity and conviction as citizens, the CPF is discussed in the Social Studies curriculum as a key initiative by the government to safeguard the interests of citizens. Game On! is a creative way to explain the CPF system and to teach financial literacy to students. The programme uses interactive games and demonstrations to help breakdown complicated financial concepts in simpler forms. It complements the Social Studies curriculum and instil vital financial dispositions in students. The modular programme will be managed by trained facilitators and/or in-tablet applications. An activity booklet will also be distributed to further elaborate the concepts covered. Learning Objectives Students will: and how it helps Singaporeans meet their key needs in life them manage their finances

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Assembly Programmes

Target Audience Secondary 3 – 5 Students

Details Duration: At least 30 min per module Programme Capacity: Game-based Assembly – Up to the entire school cohort Interactive Exhibition – 1 class at a time, on a scheduled rotational basis Workshop – 1 class at a time, held in the classroom Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 2 weeks in advance Email: events@cpf.gov.sg


There are three modules: Game-based Assembly: An assembly segment that adopts variety game show elements to bring key CPF and financial literacy concepts to life Workshop: A board game that brings to life the concepts learnt by bringing students through an indepth and personal experience within the classroom Interactive Exhibition: A mix of digital and tactile elements set in a team-based game to learn more about the concepts covered in the assembly module

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Housing & Development Board (HDB)

Good Neighbourliness Skit People are the heart of the community. A smile or kind word from our neighbour can brighten our day and make our community a friendlier and more welcoming place. Through a fun and interactive skit performance, youth and the community will learn how they can make a difference as good neighbours and play a part towards building a vibrant and harmonious community. Learning Objectives Students will learn to be good neighbours and to contribute to building a vibrant and harmonious community in their neighbourhood.

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students Secondary 1 – 2 Students

Details Duration: 30 min Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Runs until March 2020 Email: peh_yang_yu@hdb.gov.sg

“Engaging and meaningful skit which was well-received by students and staff.” Primary School Teacher

“We hoped that the children will learn to care for their neighbours and be considerate towards them, and the objectives have been achieved. I will definitely recommend the skit to the other schools.” Primary School Teacher

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Assembly Programmes


A S S E M B LY P R O G R A M M E

Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

National Education Facilitators Programme The National Education Facilitators (NEFs) Programme comprises SAF officers who engage students in talks and dialogue sessions, in order to enhance students’ awareness of defence-related issues, the importance of National Service (NS), and how students can better prepare themselves for an enriching and meaningful NS experience. Besides highlighting the need for a strong and effective deterrent force in the form of the 3rd Generation SAF, the NEFs will share the increasing need to have good defence relations with foreign militaries, and the SAF’s experience in overseas operations. Learning Objectives Students will understand the need for a strong SAF and the importance of National Service. National Day Engagement at Zhonghua Secondary School

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: 30 min – 1 hour Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: ushaa_devi_gurunathan@ mindef.gov.sg

Total Defence Day Engagement at Riverside Secondary School

“The NEFs provide a glimpse of a world that our students hardly notice, but is vital for our national interests. Sharing anecdotes and their own acute observations, they speak with authenticity, authority and most importantly, exude confidence that Singapore’s interests and sovereignty will always be protected.” Secondary School Teacher

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National Parks Board (NParks)

NParks Assembly Talk Schools can invite NParks officers over for an assembly talk. Topics include the conservation of our green spaces, our native biodiversity, human-wildlife interaction, climate change, community and companion animals, etc. Learning Objectives Students will learn about how Singapore is a biophilic City in a Garden, what we have done to mitigate climate change, and how each of us can play a part in conserving our local biodiversity.

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 30 min – 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 100 participants Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: haniza_yusuff@nparks.gov.sg / wong_hoe_pang@nparks.gov.sg Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/learning/ programmes-for-schools/talks-andexhibitions-for-schools

NParks officer talking about the flora and fauna on Pulau Ubin

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Assembly Programmes


A S S E M B LY P R O G R A M M E

Housing & Development Board (HDB)

OHYAY! Roadshows HDB’s Outreach to Young and Youth! (OHYAY!) Roadshows seek to nurture students in building community bonds in the heartlands. Students can look forward to a lively assembly talk, multimedia shows and interactive games.

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Each OHYAY! Roadshow consists of an assembly talk, exhibition and activities. The assembly talk engages students through an audio-visual presentation and quizzes. Students could also learn through informative exhibition panels, engaging activities, digital and board games.

Details Duration: Assembly talk: 30 min Exhibition and activities: 1 to 2 hours Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: poh_si_jia@hdb.gov.sg Website: http://www.hdb.gov.sg/cs/ infoweb/ohyayroadshow

Learning Objectives of high-rise and eco-friendly living through exciting activities and an exhibition designed for them housing facilitates the building of communities and how they can contribute towards building active and bonded communities

Interactive games at the exhibition booths

Students participating in quizzes during the assembly talk

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S’pore Discovery Centre

School Assembly Roadshow The School Assembly Roadshow aims to impart relevant Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) values and highlight important Citizenship Dispositions through entertaining and engaging performances. It is a 30-minute production that will feature intervention segments which students will be encouraged to participate in. Past topics covered by the School Assembly Roadshow include: For Total Defence Day: real threat that doesn’t discriminate by race or religion and fostering community resilience and threat of deliberate online falsehoods For Racial Harmony Day / National Day: racial diversity and the true spirit of racial harmony, by respecting other races and their practices experiences, achievements and aspirations help shape our unique Singaporean identity

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Assembly Programmes

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 30 min Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: North & West Zone ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Post-Secondary Education Institutions remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Website: www.sdc.com.sg


Conflict arising between characters resulting from the spread of misinformation

Characters reflecting on the importance of racial harmony and how we must all practice understanding towards the different races and their practices

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Singapore Kindness Movement

Singapore Kindness Movement Assembly Shows Through interactive theatre, students will explore issues on:

The show hopes to create a meaningful platform for students to share their perspectives on current issues, hence encouraging dialogue and conversations to occur. Students will get the opportunity to participate and experience what it feels like to be in another person’s situation. Scripts for the assembly shows are differentiated for the Primary and Secondary/Post-Secondary levels. Learning Objectives Through exposure to social issues and their adverse effects, students will identify and manage relevant situations, build resilience against negative behaviours and become encouraging and supportive individuals in their community.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Assembly Programmes

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students Secondary 1 – 5 Students Pre-University (JC/CI) Students

Details Duration: Primary 30 – 35 min Secondary/Post-Secondary 35 – 40 min Programme Capacity: 600 students Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 2 months in advance Email: Primary dylan_chan@kindness.sg Secondary/Post-Secondary fai@kindness.sg Website: https://kindness.sg


Primary School Assembly Show

Secondary/Post-Secondary Assembly Show

“A good break from the usual performance where students just sit and watch and possibly get lost along the way. Our students appreciated that they could actually participate in the show, so thank you so much for giving them this opportunity!� Secondary School Teacher

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COMPETITION

Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF)

Junior Civil Defence Lionhearter Programme The Junior Civil Defence (CD) Lionhearter Programme is an ambassadorial programme where upper primary students with leadership qualities are selected to serve as young Emergency Preparedness (EP) ambassadors, to invoke and spread the message on the importance of EP. The Junior CD Lionhearters will be equipped with EP-related skills such as basic first aid, CPR-AED awareness, Ready Bag concept, fire safety, fire hazards identification skills and SGSecure knowledge by undergoing a hard skills training session conducted by SCDF. They will also be able to participate in a hands-on competitive game in the annual Junior CD Lionhearters Challenge, held in conjunction with the SCDF-S’pore Discovery Centre Total Defence Exhibition [p162]. The Challenge will validate their EP knowledge and reinforce the values of the pillars of Total Defence. Other activities include imparting the skills and knowledge learnt on dedicated platforms such as Total Defence Day and school assembly talks. Learning Objectives Students will:

interest among their peers and families on its importance

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Competitions

Target Audience Primary 4 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 3-hour hard-skills training Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary (for hard-skills training) Please enquire for more info (for soft-skills training)


For Enquiries Email: Junior CD Lionhearter Programme ng_yun_shiean@scdf.gov.sg/haziratul_hamidah_hamid@scdf.gov.sg Hard Skills Training (by SCDF) Contact the Division HQ nearest to your school: 1st SCDF Div HQ: hassan_bachek@scdf.gov.sg (LTA Hassan) 2nd SCDF Div HQ: abraham_john@scdf.gov.sg (CPT Abraham) 3rd SCDF Div HQ: amy_ling@scdf.gov.sg (CPT Amy) 4th SCDF Div HQ: dishon_matthew_david@scdf.gov.sg (LTA Dishon) Soft Skills Training (by SDC) North & West Zone: ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone: rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Post-Secondary Education Institutions: remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Special Projects: soo_hui_wah@sdc.com.sg

Solving a Total Defence-themed puzzle for the Junior CD Lionhearter Challenge The Junior CD Lionhearter Challenge 2019 Top 3 Teams

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COMPETITION

Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

WeAreTotalDefence Photo Challenge The WeAreTotalDefence Photo Challenge is an annual photography competition which aims to engage the public and raise awareness about Total Defence and the actions that Singaporeans can take to keep Singapore strong. Through photography, the competition aims to encourage and inspire the public to convey what Total Defence means to them by capturing moments that represent the various ways to put Total Defence into action. Learning Objectives Students will be able to recognise the significance of the different Total Defence actions that everyday Singaporeans can perform, and how these actions can be incorporated into their daily lives.

Winning photo for 2018

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Competitions

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: nexus@defence.gov.sg Website: https://www.facebook.com/ wearetotaldefence https://www.instagram.com/ wearetotaldefence


COMPETITION

Singapore Kindness Movement

Write for Kindness Write for Kindness is a national creative-writing competition organised by the Singapore Kindness Movement. It is a platform for students to promote kindness to young children by creating age-appropriate and culturally relevant children’s stories, through short stories, poetry and illustrations. There are 2 categories for Write for Kindness: 1. Story-writing & Illustration Competition (students to form teams of five) 2. Poetry-writing & Illustration Competition (students to form teams of two) Participating teams are required to attend a comprehensive half day story-writing, poetry-writing and illustration workshop conducted by Singapore’s leading authors and illustrators. The workshop aims to facilitate the participants’ understanding of their target audience and provide the fundamental skills in writing and illustrating for young children. Teachers are advised to group the students by the types of workshops (i.e. illustration, story-writing and poetry-writing).

Learning Objectives Students will: poems, and the importance of team work as a means to positively impact young children in their character development expressing cultural values

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Registration Due Date: 28 Feb 2020 Duration: 3 hour workshop Programme Capacity: Category 1: Max 130 participants (in teams of 5 students) Category 2: Max 60 participants (in teams of 2 students) Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: fai@kindness.sg Website: https://kindness.sg/

“Passion in teaching kindness to pre-schoolers.” Secondary School Teacher

“The workshop looked fun and interesting and I’ve always wanted to try illustrating for a children’s book!” Junior College Student 77


RESOURCES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

ciNE65 Short Films / N.E.mation! Animated Clips ciNE65 Short Films Launched in 2011, the ciNE65 Short Film Competition encourages aspiring film-makers to tell their Singapore story and what Singapore means to them via a 3-min short film. The theme for ciNE65 2019 was ‘Singapura’ and this biennial competition ended in June 2019. The ciNE65 short-film collection consists of a series of heartwarming short films, about 3 minutes long, which were produced by local budding filmmakers as part of the ciNE65 short film competition. Through the filmmakers’ perspective of life in Singapore, these short films touch the hearts and minds of all Singaporeans, and help them discover for themselves what makes Singapore home. ciNE65 short films can be used to generate discussions on what Singapore means to students. There is a wide range of films that cover topics such as Singaporean identity, racial harmony, resilience, encouraging social and community contribution. The Red Packet’ – 2017 Overall Best Film (Open Category)

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Resources for Teaching/Learning

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

For Enquiries Email: tan_su_ping_sharon@defence. gov.sg / nexus@defence.gov.sg Website: www.youtube.com/cine65sg www.facebook.com/cine65


N.E.mation! Animated Clips N.E.mation! is an annual inter-school digital animation competition for youths to express their thoughts on how to put Total Defence to action. With the help of industry professionals, youths with no experience in animation have been trained to produce broadcast-quality clips for various the wider public on Total Defence through viewing and voting for the clips. The competition involves a series of qualifying rounds where students will go through various workshops to hone their animation, story creation and presentation skills to refine their story ideas. The top 10 teams selected will then have the opportunity to turn their story ideas into 30-second animated clips broadcasted on national platforms.

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students Educators

For Enquiries Email: nexus@defence.gov.sg Website: www.youtube.com/nemators www.facebook.com/nemation www.instagram.com/nemation.sg

Educators Guide for N.E.mation! 2019

An educators’ guide with activities related to various seasons of N.E.mation! clips is available for teachers to conduct reflection sessions with their students. Learning Objectives Students will be able to: it provides an all-round response to threats and challenges confronting Singapore daily lives

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Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA)

Conservation Portal The Conservation Portal is an online gateway to information on Singapore’s built heritage. Users can locate our historical districts and conserved buildings using online map resource, to learn about the history and architecture of these conserved buildings and districts. Students and educators will be able to use the Conservation Portal for online research on conserved buildings, structures and historical areas across Singapore. Besides write-ups on the history of the buildings, places and structures, the resource features plans and photos from URA’s rich archives. This would help students with developing research skills, while gaining an understanding of conservation and planning principles that shape Singapore as a city and nation.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Resources for Teaching/Learning

Target Audience Primary 3 Students and above Educators

For Enquiries Email: ura_cons_portal@ura.gov.sg Website: http://ura.sg/consportal


RESOURCES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

National Heritage Board

National Heritage Badge for Uniformed Groups/ Heritage Clubs/NE Ambassadors The National Heritage Badge is a badge of distinction awarded by National Heritage Board to deserving students who have completed a heritage project. The National Heritage Badge Programme has recently been refreshed and includes a new National Heritage Badge design, accompanying guidebooks for teachers and students, and more interesting project tasks for the students. The Teacher’s Guide comprises lesson plans and tips for teachers on how to better engage and guide students on their projects, while the Student’s Guide includes project tasks which students can embark on to attain a National Heritage Badge. Students will be able to:

Target Audience Secondary 1-3 Students Educators

For Enquiries Email: nhb_educationprogrammes @nhb.gov.sg Website: https://www.nhb.gov.sg/whatwe-do/ our-work/communityengagement/ education/heritage-educationprogrammes/secondaryandtertiary/heritage-badge-foruniformed-groups

appreciate how these have changed over time

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Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

NE Packages / News in Focus NE Packages Total Defence, racial harmony, cyber-attacks at home and abroad, water security, the Batam terrorist plot, terrorist attacks in Europe, the reinstatement of National Service in some European countries, the threat of ISIS in Marawi, developments in the South China Sea and the US-China trade conflicts. These are some examples of current issues and developments that are of interest to Singapore or may have security implications for us. We call them ‘NE moments’. Nexus develops packages with content on such ‘NE moments’ for teachers to use to engage their students, when appropriate, as they provide an in-depth analysis on a variety of issues of national interest. The NE packages can also be used by teachers as reference materials for lessons on related topics for subjects such as Social Studies and General Paper; and for CCE lessons or events around the NE Commemorative Days. Nexus’ NE packages come in two forms: variety of issues teachers can use for discussions

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Resources for Teaching/Learning

Target Audience Educators

For Enquiries Email: nexus@defence.gov.sg Website: www.nexus.gov.sg


News in Focus News in Focus is a short e-bulletin that summarises relevant media reports on recent events that have possible lessons and implications for Singapore. Nexus’ News in Focus news bulletin is a summary of relevant media reports on recent events that may have possible lessons and implications for Singapore.

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

For Enquiries Email: nexus@defence.gov.sg Website: www.nexus.gov.sg

Topics covered include: A past issue of News in Focus

Recent News in Focus issues can be downloaded from the Nexus website. Teachers can read News in Focus to be updated on the key lessons from recent issues with an impact on Singapore, especially if they teach History, Social Studies and General Paper. News in Focus can also be used as lesson materials and given to students.

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National Parks Board (NParks)

NParks Video Resources Visit NParks’ social media channels for more video resources including: Biodiversity in Singapore – Our City in a Garden: This 6-min video shows how Singapore is home to a large variety of animals and plant species which can be found in their natural habitats. Be it dry land tropical rainforest, mangroves or coral ecosystems, there is rich biodiversity to be found in our biophilic City in a Garden. Peeky the Pangolin Explores Singapore’s Wildlife: This 9-min video aims to educate young children on the wonders of native wildlife. Singapore, A City in a Garden: This 5-min video provides insights into Singapore’s transformation from a ‘Garden City’ into ‘City in a Garden’, produced by award-winning producer Mike Birkhead.

Target Audience Primary 1-6 Students Secondary 1 – 3 Students Educators

For Enquiries Email: wong_hoe_pang @nparks.gov.sg Website: Search @nparksbuzz on Facebook or nationalparksboard on YouTube

Peeky the Pangolin Explores Singapore’s Wildlife

5 Reasons Why: Forests are Our Friends: This 1.5-min video explains why forests are important in our biophilic City in a Garden. Email for the following videos: Responsible Pet Ownership: Four educational videos sharing with potential pet owners on the considerations before and after mindedness, as well as safeguard animal welfare: ‘Do Not Abandon Your Pet’, ‘Sterilise Your Pet to Prevent Unwanted Litters’, ‘Be a Considerate Pet Owner’ and ‘A Pet is a Lifetime Commitment’.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Resources for Teaching/Learning

Singapore, A City in a Garden


RESOURCES FOR TEACHING AND LEARNING

PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency

Singapore World Water Day Every drop of water counts, and every contribution matters, no matter how big or small. Singapore World Water Day (SWWD) is an annual nationwide, month-long celebration in March to rally the community to support the water cause. Each school is encouraged to celebrate SWWD in their own way to show support for the water cause so that students can learn about the importance of appreciating and conserving water. Schools can conduct activities ranging from classroom teaching, displaying water conservation posters, setting up exhibition panels, conducting learning trails at ABC Waters sites and organising water rationing exercises. Beyond schools, students can also help to raise awareness of the importance of conserving water to the larger community.

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

For Enquiries Email: pub_swwd@pub.gov.sg Website: https://www.makeeverydrop count.sg

Students participating in Water Rationing Exercise

Schools are encouraged to email PUB to request for resources and update PUB on their chosen SWWD celebrations. Learning Objectives Students will learn about the scarcity of fresh water, the importance of conserving water and how they can play a part to ensure water sustainability.

School commemorating World Water Day by forming a giant blue water droplet

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SCHOOL WORKSHOP

Dialogue in the Dark Singapore

4Sights / Educational Workshop 4Sights Workshop Through a series of experiential learning activities, students will get to know their visually impaired facilitators. They will be engaged in interactive play in dim lighting to test their sense of hearing and touch. The activities are conducted in a safe environment with the help of sighted interns. They will learn about:

Target Audience Primary 1 – 2 Students

Details 4Sights Workshop Duration: 1.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20 Programme Fee: Email for more details

a story-telling experience Educational Workshop Students will interact with visually impaired guides to raise their awareness about social inclusion and abolishing social barriers in the community. Students will be sent in groups of eight through a guided tour with one of our visually impaired guides. Learning Objectives Through these programme, students develop awareness and empathy for the visually-impaired community, learn to better communicate and collaborate, be more confident in darkness and get to practice elements of leadership.

Target Audience Primary 3 Students and above

Details Educational Workshop Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 16 Programme Fee: $50 per participant

For Enquiries 2 weeks in advance Email: didsg@np.edu.sg Website: www.dialogueinthedark.com.sg COMMUNITY RESOURCES | School Workshops


Learning Braille

Song and dance with the blind

“In the dark, I felt afraid. However, the knowledge that my guide and my friends were always with me gave me confidence and comfort. Also, I learned that I should not take my sight for granted. If given a chance, I really want to come back again!” Secondary School Student

“It was fun yet exhilarating. It showed me a different world and simulated how a blind person lives, which is really cool”

“A very fun, enjoyable and engaging workshop experience. It has inspired me in an emotional way” Secondary School Student

Secondary School Student

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National Library Board (NLB)

Combating Fake News Workshop for Teachers This workshop introduces educators to NLB’s courseware on combating fake news. Participants will learn how to recognize online falsehoods, understand their impact and utilize the S.U.R.E. steps (Source, Understand, Research, Evaluate) as an effective guideline to combat their spread. The workshop is highly relevant for staff PD sessions, CCE Cyber Wellness and Total Defence Day. The workshop is conducted at either school venues or at the National Library Building. It features online interactive activities (e.g. Kahoot) and post-course materials will be provided (in soft copy). Learning Objectives Educators will learn:

Target Audience Educators

Details Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20 educators Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: sure@nlb.gov.sg (email subject: ‘Combating Fake News Workshop for Teachers’) Website: https://www.nlb.gov.sg/sure

other countries

Teachers’ workshop at the National Library Building

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | School Workshops

Teachers’ workshop held within school venue during a staff meeting


SCHOOL WORKSHOP

Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

Commitment to Defence Ambassadors Programme The Commitment to Defence (C2D) Ambassadors are a group of volunteers comprising selected SAF veterans and Operationally Ready National Servicemen (NSmen) who have lived through significant historical events (e.g. 1964 racial riots), and/or participated in key military operations (e.g. Konfrontasi and Operation Thunderstorm). The C2D Ambassadors are passionate about imparting core values to the younger generation through sharing personal stories of their struggles, experiences, and successes in the face of adversities.

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: 40 – 50 participants Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: nexus@defence.gov.sg

Learning Objectives Students will gain first-hand insights into key episodes in our history, understand the challenges faced by our pioneers, and be inspired to play their part in defending our home.

C2D Ambassador facilitating discussions on defence related topics

C2D Ambassador sharing his experience in the 1964 Racial Riots

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OnePeople.sg

Experiential Conversations R ESPECT | TRUST | CON FIDEN TI A LIT Y

The Experiential Conversations are healthy and constructive discussions on deeper issues about race in a trusted and safe space. Held in an informal setting, the conversations aim to explore one’s openness to ethnic and religious diversity and enhance individual’s understanding of interethnic and interreligious relations. At every Experiential Conversations, OnePeople.sg provides a safe space and encourages frank dialogue when exploring issues and eliciting sentiment on matters concerning race relations. The engagement model of an Experiential Conversations involves establishing norms of respect, trust and confidentiality within the group setting; taking an on-thespot survey which gauges one’s openness to diversity; and bringing forth diverse views and perspectives from the participants. Through the findings from the survey, various topics (e.g. relevance of the race categorisation model, interracial and interreligious harmony in Singapore, social labelling) can be discussed. Bringing diverse participants together, this facilitated discussion paves the way for deeper understanding of some of the difficult issues concerning race relations, and develops empathy in relating to majority and minority concerns. Learning Objectives Participants will be able to address some of the gaps in our current racial harmony context, gain insights into diverse perspectives, open up blind spots and build new networks.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | School Workshops

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students Educators

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: 15 – 20 participants per session Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Held monthly Email: ashraf@onepeople.sg Website: www.onepeople.sg

“An honest yet safe environment for such conversations is possible, to create the awareness among my students on the need to be inclusive.” Secondary School Educator


SCHOOL WORKSHOP

OnePeople.sg

Explorations in Ethnicity Programme The Explorations in Ethnicity Programme (EiE) enables participants to tackle difficult issues of race. Through a series of experiential learning and facilitated discussions and reflections, participants will better understand majority-minority sentiments, challenge stereotypes and explore shared values. In a small group setting with peers from diverse backgrounds, participants will undergo a journey of self-discovery and exploration that opens their minds to the nuances and challenges of living in multi-racial and multi-cultural Singapore. EiE (Basic-Youth) is open to Upper Secondary and Post-secondary students, while EiE (Facilitator-Youth) is open to only Post secondary students. Participants for EiE (Facilitator-Youth) will learn knowledge and tools to facilitate the EiE Basic Courses and other diversity-based initiatives targeted at their peers. Learning Objectives Participants will be able to: aware of the lenses through which they perceive/interact with diverse people; and improve their cultural sensitivities and outlook on inter-racial relations mind-sets that encourage deeper interaction and better understanding amongst Singapore’s various ethnic communities

Target Audience Secondary 3-5 Students Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students Educators

Details EiE (Basic-Youth) Duration: 2 days Programme Capacity: Max 30 per workshop Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details EiE (Facilitator-Youth) Duration: 4 days Programme Capacity: Max 30 per workshop Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

For Enquiries Participants may also join the public runs. Email: adila@onepeople.sg Website: http://www.onepeople.sg/ category/eie/

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Urban Redevelopment Authority

Field Study Workshop Students will learn to appreciate their urban landscape better by using the City as a classroom. Students will be introduced to Design Thinking and will be equipped with skills and techniques to conduct on-site investigations and explore a side of Tanjong Pagar / Chinatown they have not seen before. Students will then be tasked to come up with innovative solutions to turn some city challenges into opportunities. Students will learn and hone Design Thinking skills through their conduct of on-site investigations and eventual prototyping of a solution to respond to challenges. This is achieved through an interactive workshop setting and a site walk. Learning Objectives Educators will learn:

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 3.5 hours Programme Capacity: Max 50 students per session Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration Due Date: 31 Jan 2020 (for workshops held during the Urban Planning Festival, from March to May 2020) Email: chelsea_zheng@ura.gov.sg Website: http://www.ura.gov.sg/corporate/ singapore-City-Gallery/Programmes

Singapore and think about how they can shape the city we live in with new ideas to transform our future for the enjoyment of all easily created by responding consciously to issues on the ground

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | School Workshops

Students on a site walk to discover city challenges and opportunities


SCHOOL WORKSHOP

GIC, Singapore’s Sovereign Wealth Fund

Safehouse Safehouse is an experiential game of trade-offs for students. Players will experience first-hand key investing principles practised by GIC to grow Singapore’s reserves. These include risk diversification and value versus price.

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above

The experiential session will feature online and offline gameplay.

Details Duration: 2.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 50, max 65 Programme Fee: Complimentary

Learning Objectives Students will experience key investing principles (e.g. risk diversification, value versus price) practised by GIC in growing Singapore’s reserves.

For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: ask@gic.com.sg Website: https://www.gic.com.sg/ communities/learning-experiences/ safehouse-and-learning-journey

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Nexus, Ministry of Defence (MINDEF)

Total Defence Programme for Uniformed Groups The Total Defence Programme for Uniformed Groups (UGs) is designed to promote progressive appreciation, involvement and advocacy by UG students in Total Defence. The programme was refreshed in 2018 to be more engaging and interactive with experiential learning components, related examples and case studies. Cadets will go through activities required to gain the Bronze, Silver, and Gold badges. They include personalising their own Guardians of the City II Action cards, organising/facilitating Guardians of the City II card games for their peers [see p54 for more on Guardians of the City II], and designing/conducting projects.” Learning Objectives Students will be able to: increased relevance in today’s complex threat environment can help them and the people around them to better prepare for crises lessons or organising meaningful Total Defence-related

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | School Workshops

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 3 Students

For Enquiries Email: shobanu@mindef.gov.sg Website: www.totaldefence.sg


STUDENT CONFERENCE

OnePeople.sg

HarmonyWorks! Conference 2020 Held in July, the HarmonyWorks! Conference is OnePeople.sg’s flagship annual conference for youths. Inaugurated in 2005, the conference provides a platform for students to gather insights as well as exchange views and opinions on inter-racial and inter-religious issues in Singapore with politicians, academics, practitioners and community leaders. The theme for the HarmonyWorks! Conference focuses on trending issues and will be released nearer the date of the conference. The conference is targeted at youths from post-secondary institutions, including international schools and madrasahs. Learning Objectives Students will be able to: issues on diversity Singapore has reached a truly racially harmonious state

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details Registration Due Date: June 2020 Duration: Half-day conference (in July) Programme Capacity: Max 25 student leaders (or other passionate students) per school Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: adila@onepeople.sg Website: http://www.onepeople.sg/category/ harmonyworks-conference/

Students presenting their sharing during the conference

challenges concerning communal cohesion in increasingly diversified Singapore attitude to take ownership in resolving some of the issues that Singapore may face in the next phase of nation-building

“A conference where different viewpoints and perspectives were shared and discussed. This allowed me to exchange thoughts and concerns to understand different groups of people.” Post-Secondary Student

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Student Conference

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Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board

CPF Game On! Programme (Post-Secondary) As part of NE efforts in sensitising students to government policies and developing an understanding of their identity and conviction as citizens, the CPF is discussed in the curriculum as a key initiative by the government to safeguard the interests of citizens. Game On! is a simple way to jumpstart your students’ financial journey and prepare them for adulthood, by bringing to life key CPF and financial literacy concepts. Game On! can be run on its own or be a meaningful complement to ongoing school events. Students will play a series of three motion-sensor games via an interactive game machine: Hard to Stomach inculcates financial prudence Fulfill Your Needs highlights the importance of interest compounding on the growth of savings Better Together explains the role of the employer and the Government in helping the individual to grow his CPF savings. Learning Objectives Students will: and how it helps Singaporeans meet their key needs in life them manage their finances

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Travelling Exhibitions

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details Programme Capacity: More than 500 students (with 2 interactive machines over 3 days) Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 2 weeks in advance Email: events@cpf.gov.sg


TR AVELLING E XHIBITION

Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB)

Drug Buster Academy: Mobile Exhibition Bus The Drug Buster Academy (DBA) is CNB’s mobile Preventive Drug Education outreach platform to youth. It allows the youths to immerse in an advanced technology and futuristic environment and enjoy the interactive exhibits to learn about the harms of drugs. The DBA uses innovative technology and interactive games to create an immersive and engaging experience for students. This includes augmented reality, facial scanning, digital interactive displays and touchscreen features.

Target Audience Primary 4-6 Students Secondary 1-2 Students

Details Duration: 15 min per group Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: idrus_shaaban@cnb.gov.sg Website: https://www.cnb.gov.sg/educationalresources/coreprogrammes/ drug-buster-academy

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National Heritage Board

Heritage on the Move Heritage on the Move is a community engagement programme by the National Heritage Board to bring exhibitions on Singapore’s multi-cultural heritage to the public. We currently have 11 NE-themed exhibitions that provide an opportunity to learn about Singapore’s heritage. Each exhibition is modular and has been thoughtfully designed to best fit any sheltered space. Learning Objectives Students will learn more about Singapore’s rich heritage and culture.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Travelling Exhibitions

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: Min display period of 7 days Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: nhb_hotm@nhb.gov.sg Website: www.nhb.gov.sg


TR AVELLING E XHIBITION

National Parks Board (NParks)

NParks Exhibition Panels for Schools NParks has a set of eight exhibition panels on our forests and native flora and fauna that can be loaned out to schools. This exhibition educates students on the importance of forests, not only to flora and fauna, but to people as well. Exhibition panels are available for self-collection at NParks HQ. Learning Objectives Students will gain knowledge on Singapore’s forests, flora and fauna.

Primary students viewing the exhibition

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: Panels are loaned to schools for a week Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: haniza_yusuff@nparks.gov.sg Website: https://www.nparks.gov.sg/learning/ programmes-for-schools/talks-andexhibitions-for-schools

Exhibition panels

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National Heritage Board

Our SG Hawker Culture Travelling Exhibition Our SG Hawker Culture is a travelling exhibition that provides schools with an opportunity to learn about Singapore’s hawker culture, as part of the nationwide effort to have it nominated for the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The exhibition is modular, and has been designed to best fit as many spaces as possible. Schools may wish to host the exhibition at any time of the year to tie in with their observance celebrations or core NE events. Learning Objectives Students will have a better understanding of:

COMMUNITY RESOURCES | Travelling Exhibitions

Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

Details Duration: 5 days – 2 weeks Programme Capacity: Max 40 viewers at a time Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: oursgheritage@nhb.gov.sg Website: www.oursgheritage.sg


TR AVELLING E XHIBITION

S’pore Discovery Centre

S’pore Discovery Centre Travelling Exhibitions Missed some of the S’pore Discovery Centre’s past special exhibitions? Book them now and they will be brought to your school’s doorsteps! Each exhibition theme consists a set of exhibition panels, which covers current affairs issues or popular topics that are relevant for students of different age groups and disciplines. You can select from:

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details Duration: Min 2 days Programme Capacity: Min 1000 viewers Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries 2 weeks in advance Email: remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/ educational.php

Learning Objectives Students will be able to:

can play a part in shaping Singapore’s future

Understanding key concepts such as Design Thinking through the exhibition panels

Learning more about the Singapore Story through our exhibition panels

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Public Transport Council

Caring SG Commuters The Caring SG Commuters movement aims to grow the capacity and contributions of public transport commuters and the community to foster a Caring Commuting Culture in Singapore. Through co-creation, opportunities and enabling platforms are developed for commuters to help one another and make commuting more inclusive and caring. Two of the co-creation projects are described below, but schools are encouraged to customise their own projects. CARE Ride Project Students will be paired with elderly residents in the district on a public bus ride. Students will lead in enhancing intergenerational bonding with the elderly through conversations such as sharing of memories, and information of cultural landmarks that they pass by during the ride. Students will wear a white wristband to show that they are willing to help. Care by [School Name] Project Students will have first-hand experience interacting with the elderly through groups of four to five assisting to carry their heavy groceries and bags or help with their trolleys on their last-mile travel from public transport nodes (e.g. MRT stations, bus interchanges). During the walk, students will be able to bond with the elderly. Students will wear a white wristband to show that they are willing to help.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Target Audience Primary 5 Students and above

Details Duration: 2 to 2.5 hours Programme Capacity: Please enquire for more details Programme Fee: Public transport fares For Enquiries Email: ptc_office@ptc.gov.sg (Insights & Advisory Division) Website: http://ptc.gov.sg/caring-sgcommuters

Caring SG Commuters wristband


Learning Objectives Students will be able to: so that they can be more mindful and confident when offering help to elderly commuters

Students conversing with elderly commuters during the CARE Ride project

Students assisting commuter with her grocery trolley at an MRT station

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Singapore Kindness Movement

Friend of Singa The Friend of Singa (FOS) programme invites participating schools to nominate up to 9 students to implement a kindness campaign in school. Upon nomination, they will attend a halfday workshop which aims to equip them with the relevant skills to conduct their intended campaign activities for the

After attending the workshops, students are required to come up with a project proposal. Each approved proposal will receive up to $150 in funds to help kick-start the kindness project. Students must also submit a short project report by the last Friday of August. Students will then be invited to the Kindness Awards Ceremony in November to be honoured as FOS Ambassadors. Learning Objectives Students will be equipped with skills of critical and inventive thinking, project management and surveying skills. As Ambassadors of Kindness, they will take ownership of their projects by doing their part in tackling issues within schools (including, but not limited to, bullying and online etiquette).

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Target Audience Primary 3 Students and above

Details Duration: Half-day workshop Programme Capacity: 9 students per school Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration Due Date: 31 January 2020 Email: dylan_chan@kindness.sg Website: http://fos.kindness.sg/


VA LUES IN AC TION ( VI A) OPPORTUNIT Y

Housing & Development Board (HDB)

Friends of Our Heartlands Network Friends of Our Heartlands Network is an expansion from the Heartland Ambassador Programme. Through the network, students have more opportunities to volunteer for a diverse range of community activities. They will learn to appreciate their living environment, practise neighbourliness, adopt an ecofriendly lifestyle and become role models for gracious living in the heartlands. Students get to participate in a fun-filled experiential training workshop and interact with residents during HDB community events and block visits. They will also have the opportunity to organise outreach initiatives that engage the community. Learning Objectives Students will:

their engagement with the community

Target Audience Primary 3 Students and above

Details Duration: Trainings: Half-day (in March holidays for Pri/Sec, and April for Post-Sec) Outreaches: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Max 30 students per school Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration Due Date: Trainings: Before 1 March 2020 Outreaches: Open all year Email: Primary/Secondary: samantha_jy_loh@hdb.gov.sg Post-Secondary: brenda_xw_chua@hdb.gov.sg Website: www.hdb.gov.sg/foh www.hdb.gov.sg/heartland ambassador

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Council for Third Age (C3A)

Intergenerational Learning Programme The Intergenerational Learning Programme (ILP) is part of the ad hoc learning opportunities offered under the National Silver Academy (NSA). The ILP aims to forge intergenerational solidarity between the young and the old to create a more cohesive and gracious society, promote active living, and enhance mental and social well-being among seniors. The ILP is a classroom-based programme that provides a unique experience of intergenerational interaction. Students will have the opportunity to teach seniors a selected topic on a one-to-one basis. The topics offered can be on digital readiness (e.g. computer skills, social media apps), handicraft work or even topics which the students’ schools specialise in (e.g. art & crafts, photography, culinary, and music). Lessons can be conducted in English/Mandarin/ Malay, as long as students can converse in it. Prior to the ILP, students will undergo 1.5 hours of soft skills training to equip them with the knowledge of ageing process and communication skills, to prepare for the intergenerational interaction. Learning Objectives Students will: the community of practical skills and knowledge

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: 3 to 8 hours, held over 1 to 4 sessions (up to schools to arrange) Additional 1.5 hours of soft-skills training Programme Capacity: Min 15, Max 250 students (C3A will recruit seniors to be matched with students) Programme Fee: Complimentary (unless otherwise stated) For Enquiries 3 months in advance Email: yingjie.choo@c3a.org.sg / nsa @c3a.org.sg Website: https://www.c3a.org.sg/Aboutus_ details.do?id=30984


VA LUES IN AC TION ( VI A) OPPORTUNIT Y

Housing & Development Board (HDB)

Lively Places Programme The Lively Places Programme encourages residents, schools and community groups to initiate projects that create lively spaces and foster cohesive communities. Schools keen to enliven their neighbourhood and bring neighbours together can submit their project proposals and apply for the Lively Places Programme. Students will learn by proposing and carrying out their project ideas on how to enliven their neighbourhoods and foster cohesive communities. Learning Objectives Students will learn to appreciate the importance of creating lively spaces and fostering cohesive communities through the self-initiated projects.

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

For Enquiries Open all year Email: ian_ch_pay@hdb.gov.sg (Mr Pay Chong Hoe) Website: https://www.hdb.gov.sg/ LivelyPlacesProg

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Singapore Kindness Movement

Kindness Badge Award for Uniformed Groups The Kindness Badge is a mark of distinction awarded to students in Uniformed Groups who have completed tasks or projects that promote kindness and graciousness among their peers, within their schools, and to their families and communities. Students must complete specific tasks/projects for the level of badge they wish to attain, according to the 3 modules of the badge scheme: Bronze: Workshop’ where they will participate in a 2-hour interactive discussion on current affairs related to kindness in the community. This compulsory workshop equips students with social media marketing tools and serves as a prerequisite to the Gold badge level. Silver: Students would initiate a kindness campaign within their school as an individual or in a group and submit a short project report and reflection to their teachers upon completion. This optional module prepares them for the execution of a kindness campaign in the community required at the Gold badge level. Gold: Students are required to extend the reach of their kindness campaign to the community (outside the school) to promote graciousness within their communities. Students embarking on the Gold Badge must submit a short project report by the last Friday of August. Participating Uniformed Groups for the Gold Badge module will be invited to the Awards Ceremony in November to receive their Gold Badges.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: Workshop: 2 hours VIA: For schools/students to determine Programme Capacity: 40 students per workshop Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: kindnessbadge@kindness.sg Website: https://badge.kindness.sg


Learning Objectives Students will take ownership by playing a part in addressing community issues (not limited to neighbourliness, online etiquette, and local and foreigner integration) as Ambassadors of Kindness.

“The workshop was interesting and it taught me how not to be judgmental and to understand people better.” Secondary School Student

“It helped me to learn about appreciating the underappreciated.” Secondary School Student

“I liked how the workshop opened our eyes to look at other outstanding issues in our community.” Secondary School Student

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Kwong Wai Shiu Hospital (KWSH)

KWSH Community Programme Learn about community service from KWSH’s rich heritage. KWSH, one of Singapore’s oldest charitable healthcare institutions, is founded in 1910 by a group of Cantonese merchants to provide free medical services to the needy. Today, KWSH is Singapore’s largest single-site nursing home, boasting 624 beds in its new 12-storey nursing home building. The KWSH Heritage Gallery is housed in a former Tan Tock Seng Hospital ward built in 1857. The Gallery traces KWSH’s development and offers a glimpse of Singapore’s medical and social service history. The visit begins with a heritage tour around KWSH’s historic compound and its heritage gallery. Students can then plan or participate in social activities for elderly in the nursing home. Learning Objectives Students learn about Singapore’s development through the 20th century and will be guided to reflect on the values of philanthropy demonstrated by the forefathers. Through a volunteering programme with the elderly residents, students develop empathy and an understanding of issues relating to ageing.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above

Details Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: 1 class Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries 1 month in advance Email: heritage@kwsh.org.sg Website: http://heritage.kwsh.org.sg


Students serving lunch for KWSH residents

Students serving lunch for KWSH residents

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Singapore Kindness Movement

Seed Kindness Fund Want to achieve a more gracious society by encouraging everyone to start, show and spread kindness? The Seed Kindness Fund supports kindness community projects by youths aged 14 to 26 years old. It funds up to $1,000 for each project that makes a positive difference in Singapore’s society. Each project will receive 60% of funds upon approval, and the remaining 40% of funds after the project is completed. Choose either ‘Create a Seed’ to unleash the students’ own creative ideas; or ‘Pick a Seed’, where students can support and take up our partners’ project briefs. Our partners include the Land Transport Authority, Media Literacy Council, Ministry of Manpower, NTUC FairPrice, MCCY and HDB. Armed with a project idea and an execution plan, submit an application for the Seed Kindness Fund! Learning Objectives Students learn to implement a project from scratch and have the freedom to come up with their own kindness projects in

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

Target Audience Secondary 2 Students and above

Details Duration: VIA: For schools/students to determine Programme Capacity: Individuals / groups of up to 12 students may apply For Enquiries 2 months in advance (of project start date) Email: fai@kindness.sg Website: Complete and download the project proposal template and application form from https://kindness.sg/skf


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People’s Association Youth Movement (PAYM)

Service Learning Champion The PAYM Service Learning Champion programme was started in 2006 to instil important life skills in our youths, prepare them to be contributing members of our society, and become our leaders of tomorrow. Students will take courses conducted by professional trainers to equip them with important skills before embarking on their Service Learning journey. Guided by experienced People’s Association (PA) volunteers, students will gain a deeper understanding of the community they live in. Thereafter, students can plan and execute Service Learning projects to benefit those who need help and address real community needs.

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: VIA: For schools/students to determine Programme Capacity: Min 20 students For Enquiries Email: lim_tuan_lee@pa.gov.sg

Learning Objectives Students will be able to:

and the lives of others their holistic development

“I am glad that students’ involvement in the Service Learning Project helped to ignite their passion to serve the community, especially the vulnerable and less privileged.” Secondary School Teacher

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National Environment Agency (NEA)

Vibrant Hawker Centres Programme Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

encourage the community to ‘adopt’ hawker centres in their neighbourhood, by organising projects and activities at the hawker centre that foster community interaction and add to the vibrancy of our hawker centres. This programme will involve students (under the guidance of the teachers) planning and executing their own communitycentric activities at the hawker centres. NEA will provide funding support, advise on suitable hawker centres, as well as liaise with the relevant agencies and Hawkers’ Association to help realise the project. Learning Objectives Students will:

Details Duration: VIA: For schools/students to propose Programme Fee: N/A Programme Capacity: Complimentary For Enquiries 2 months in advance Email: nea_hcdplanning@nea.gov.sg Website: www.nea.gov.sg/programmesgrants/grants-and-awards/vibranthawker-centres

for activities/events at the hawker centres capabilities through interaction with the public centres, hawker culture and the community Singapore Polytechnic students promoting graciousness at Ghim Moh Market

St Gabriel’s Primary School students engaging patrons on food wastage and keeping the environment clean

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HCA Hospice Care

Young Caregivers Programme As HCA Hospice Care’s student outreach arm, the Young Caregivers Programme aims to reach the minds and touch the hearts of the young, raising awareness about issues regarding eldercare and the elderly sick. With interactive workshops and and encouraged to evaluate their own family situations, harness their skills and channel them into positive action. There are four distinct workshops tailored to the maturity levels and learning needs of different age groups:

Students will learn about issues in classroom-based workshops through personal sharing, engaging games, relevant role play and moving videos. They then practise what they have learnt in a real-life context by interacting with patients at HCA’s day-care centres or an elderly care centre of their choice. Through experiential learning, students are encouraged to be empathetic and proactive in planning activities and executing events for the elderly.

Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

Details Duration: Workshop: 1 to 1.5 hours VIA: For schools/students to determine Programme Fee: Min 20 students, Max 6 classes concurrently in respective classrooms/combined in larger venue(s) Programme Capacity: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: contactus@hcahospicecare.org.sg Website: https://www.hca.org.sg/hospice/ services/ycg-activities

Learning Objectives Students will: their thinking to translate into responsible and positive actions impacting their families, communities and the wider society of elderly needs and issues of palliative care

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TYPE

PROGRAMME

ORG 1

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PRIMARY 3 4

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6

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SECONDARY 2 3

POST-SEC 4/5

EDUCATORS

RELEVANT NE COMM DAYS TDD IFD RHD ND

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RELEVANT MONTH(S) OF YEAR 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

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Programme Details

MOE Resources

CCE Sticky Pad Focus Cards Guardians of the City II + GOTC II Train-the-Trainer Programme Harmony Begins with Us! (Orange Ribbon Activity) Kindsville Times + A-OK! NE Forte SGUnite! Straits Times IN (Special Edition)

MOE MOE MINDEF OPSG SKM MOE SDC SPH

P 50 P 52 P 54 P 56 P 57 P 58 P 59 P 60

Assembly Programmes

Anti-Drug Skit + CNB Assembly Talk CPF Game On! Programme (Secondary) Good Neighbourliness Skit National Education Facilitators Programme NParks Assembly Talk OHYAY! Roadshows School Assembly Roadshow Singapore Kindness Movement Assembly Shows

CNB CPF HDB MINDEF NParks HDB SDC SKM

P 62 P 64 P 66 P 67 P 68 P 69 P 70 P 72

Competitions

Junior Civil Defence Lionhearter Programme WeAreTotalDefence Photo Challenge Write for Kindness

SCDF MINDEF SKM

P 74 P 76 P 77

Resources for Teaching and Learning

ciNE65 Short Films + N.E.mation! Animated Clips Conservation Portal National Heritage Badge for Uniformed Groups/Heritage Clubs/etc NE Packages + News in Focus NParks Video Resources Singapore World Water Day

MINDEF URA NHB MINDEF NParks PUB

P 78 P 80 P 81 P 82 P 84 P 85

School Workshops

4Sights + Educational Workshop Combating Fake News Workshop for Teachers Commitment to Defence Ambassadors Programme Experiential Conversations + Explorations in Ethnicity Programme

DITD NLB MINDEF OPSG

P 86 P 88 P 89 P 90

Field Study Workshop Safehouse Total Defence Programme for Uniformed Groups

URA GIC MINDEF

P 92 P 93 P 94

Student Conferences

HarmonyWorks! Conference 2020

OPSG

P 95

Travelling Exhibitions

CPF Game On! Programme (Post-Secondary) Drug Buster Academy: Mobile Exhibition Bus Heritage on the Move NParks Exhibition Panels for Schools Our SG Hawker Culture Travelling Exhibition S’pore Discovery Centre Travelling Exhibitions

CPF CNB NHB NParks NHB SDC

P 96 P 97 P 98 P 99 P 100 P 101

Values in Action Opportunities

Caring SG Commuters Friend of Singa Friends of Our Heartlands Network Intergenerational Learning Programme Lively Places Programme Kindness Badge Award for Uniformed Groups KWSH Community Programme Seed Kindness Fund Service Learning Champion Vibrant Hawker Centres Programme Young Caregivers Programme

PTC SKM HDB C3A HDB SKM KWSH SKM PAYM NEA HCA

P 102 P 104 P 105 P 106 P 107 P 108 P 110 P 112 P 113 P 114 P 115


Section 3

Learning Journey Sites

Learning Journey Sites


“ Our educators play that key role in

lighting a fire, and inspiring pride in Singapore among our young. However, creating the learning experiences for NE, in and outside of school, must be a collective effort involving the wider community because it is how we transmit beliefs and ideals to the next generation.

Ms Melissa Khoo Deputy Secretary (Policy) Ministry of Education Member of NE Review Committee 2016 – 17


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Asian Civilisations Museum

Museum-based Learning (CCE and SS): Asian Adventures As part of the Primary 6 Social Studies syllabus, students will visit the Asian Civilisations Museum. Under the guidance of MuseumEducator Guides (MEGs), artefacts come alive through the inquiry approach, sharing of stories behind the artefacts by the MEGs, and hands-on activities for the students. Learning Objectives Students will: on the countries in Southeast Asia

Target Audience Primary 6 Students

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm (until 9pm on Fri) Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40, Max 80 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: nhb_acm_edu@nhb.gov.sg Website: https://www.acm.org.sg/ Address: 1 Empress Pl, Singapore 179555

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Chinatown Heritage Centre Discovering Chinatown their villages in China and discover the personal stories of people who made Chinatown their home. Recreating the original interiors of its shop house tenants in the 1950s, Chinatown Heritage Centre offers a rare glimpse into the lives Heritage Centre features a comprehensive narrative that nightlife and heritage businesses using enhanced multisensory features.

are available to guide students in their learning and students can pen down their reflection and thoughts after the visit. Learning Objectives Students will:

Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Daily 9.30am – 6.30pm Duration: 1 – 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20 students Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 2 weeks in advance (subject to availability) Email: enquiry@chinatownhc.com.sg Website: www.chinatownheritagecentre. com.sg Address: 48 Pagoda St, Singapore 059207

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Dialogue in the Dark Singapore Signature Tour in the Dark participants walk through four themed rooms that simulate real life situations and environments - such as taking a walk through a park and taking a boat ride across the Singapore to rely on their other senses, gain confidence in their mobility, communicate and collaborate clearly, and better appreciate their sense of sight. Participants will go in groups of eight for a guided tour led by a visually impaired guide. At the end of the tour, the guide will conduct a short debrief, to facilitate learning and to discuss challenges that visually impaired people face on a daily basis. Learning Objectives Participants will: visually impaired

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: Please enquire for more details Programme Fee: $15 for MOE students and $25 for adults For Enquiries Registration: 2 weeks in advance Email: didsg@np.edu.sg Website: www.dialogueinthedark.com.sg Address: Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Blk 5 535 Clementi Rd, Singapore 599489

Participants lining up to enter the Tour “The debrief was extremely helpful and enriching in allowing me to understand how the visually impaired experience their life and it also allowed me to experience my senses being heightened in the dark. It was extremely fun.” Secondary School Teacher

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Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS)

Harmony Centre Understanding Multi-Religious Singapore focuses on multi-religious Singapore, Islam and its relation with other faiths, Islamic civilisation, culture, art and lifestyle. The interactive programme provides insights on religion, culture, people and perspectives. It can also be customised

of the activities, students will be given worksheets, which they

officers from Harmony Centre and a short quiz to consolidate what they have learnt. Learning Objectives Participants will: multi-religious Singapore

Target Audience Primary 6 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 9am – 5.30pm Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 40 Programme Fee: $15 for MOE students and $25 for adults For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: harmony@muis.gov.sg Website: https://www.facebook.com/ harmony.centre/ Address: An-Nahdhah Mosque 9A Bishan St 14, Singapore 579786

friendships with individuals of other faiths and races on Multi-Religious Singapore

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Ministry of Home Affairs

Harmony in Diversity Gallery The Harmony in Diversity Gallery provides an immersive and religious diversity and harmony. It comprises four galleries of

and the efforts required to build interfaith peace in a religiously diverse society. The gallery will highlight our religious diversity, help us recognise the importance of seeking common ground to build mutual respect and accommodation, and emphasise the

The visit to the gallery is also accompanied by a guided heritage trail, Telok Ayer – A Picture of Diversity. Diversity comes alive as we go back in time to relive Telok Ayer in the 1800s. Learn about how the various immigrant communities from various races and religions interacted as well as the tensions and misunderstandings that sparked off conflicts among them. Learning Objectives Participants will:

as practices and values and tension in Singapore religious harmony in Singapore and what they can do to protect this precious legacy

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Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 10am – 5pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: mha_hdg@mha.gov.sg Website: https://www.harmonyin diversitygallery.sg/ Address: 7 Maxwell Rd, MND Building Annexe B, #04-05/06, Singapore 069111

Trick-eye mural of a coffee shop in Singapore


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National Heritage Board

Heritage Trails / BALIKSG Our shared heritage, and the stories behind them, can be found in every nook and corner – be it at our iconic National Monuments, or in our everyday spaces such as our favourite neighbourhood playground.

neighbourhoods and streets of Singapore where we live, work and play.

heritage portal, Roots.sg, which provides educators with access to for themselves and their peers. BALIKSG

Target Audience Educators

Details Duration: To be determined by educators Programme Capacity: N/A Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: nhb_feedback@nhb. gov.sg Website: https://roots.sg/visit/ trails https://roots.sg/ baliksg Address: Various locations

witnessing the signing of the 1819 treaty at the Padang, listening to a

How has a volunteer created an NE experience around his neighbourhood?

The Geylang Serai Heritage Trails were developed by Mr Lee Hong Ping, whose fondest memories are of the Lorong 40 Geylang members would play for over a decade. As a volunteer, Mr Lee Geylang Serai, hoping to share the heritage of the area with a wider sg, among many other heritage trails available around Singapore. 127


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National Heritage Board

Malay Heritage Centre Cultural Appreciation Programme Go on an interactive tour facilitated by Museum Educator Guides to appreciate Malay cultural art forms such as literary art, traditional arts, music and performing arts. Students will

dialogues and hands-on activities. Guides will make cross-cultural references during the communities in Singapore. Each student will also receive an activity booklet and have opportunities for reflection and discussion at the end of the tour.

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Target Audience Primary 4 Students

Details Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 10am – 6pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 80 (staggered visits for more students can be arranged) Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details


Learning Objectives Students will: Malay community in Singapore

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: shereen_tan@nhb.gov.sg Website: https://www.malayheritage.org.sg/ Address: 85 Sultan Gate, Singapore 198501

groups in Singapore diversity traditions and practices

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National Gallery Singapore Looking Through a Frame This tour-cum-sketchwalk introduces educators to the history of Singapore through the City Hall and former Supreme Court. These buildings have borne witness to many significant events in Singapore that help us understand the story of our pioneers and our nation. Educators will be guided by education where they will create sketches of a moment of their visit to these historical buildings. Learning Objectives Educators will: Singapore history

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Target Audience Educators

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm (until 9pm on Fri) Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 100 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: school.bookings@ nationalgallery.sg Website: https://www.nationalgallery. sg/discover-learn/schools Address: 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957


Museum-based Learning (Art) In line with the Primary Art Syllabus, Museum-based Learning

Target Audience Primary 4 Students

students, aimed at providing breadth and depth in the learning

the National Gallery Singapore where students are engaged as visit, students learn about local artworks and artists through storytelling, hands-on activities and group discussions as part of the guided tour. Learning Objectives Students will: Singapore art stories through their artworks develop different perspective and viewpoints

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm (until 9pm on Fri) Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: 20 students per education facilitator Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: school.bookings@ nationalgallery.sg Website: https://www.nationalgallery.sg/ discover-learn/schools Address: 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957

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National Gallery Singapore Through the Eyes of Nanyang Artists Everyday scenes, from a simple coffee stall to people toiling under the sun, and even a lotus in the breeze, could spark a

Through their eyes, seemingly simple and mundane village were beautifully transformed and brought to life with vibrant

The programme begins with an hour-long tour, followed by a hands-on activity where participants will discover interesting stories behind the Nanyang artists and draw inspiration from them to create collages of their own interpretation of scenes around them. Learning Objectives Participants will: Gallery Singapore development of Singapore art history the thought and art-making processes of an artist

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Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm (until 9pm on Fri) Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 100 Programme Fee: $20 For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: school.bookings@ nationalgallery.sg Website: https://www.nationalgallery. sg/discover-learn/schools Address: 1 St Andrew’s Rd, Singapore 178957


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National Museum of Singapore Museum-based Learning (History and CCE): Artefactually Speaking

Target Audience Secondary 2 Students

groups on their own and interact with our Museum Educators, students will discover fascinating stories about specific artefacts

Learning Objectives Students will:

pride in and commitment to Singapore

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm Duration: 2.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 80, Max 300 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 5 weeks in advance Email: nhb_nm_schools@nhb. gov.sg Website: https://bit.ly/2n4id51 Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

Students listening to our Museum Educator share the story of Elizabeth Choy

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National Museum of Singapore Be a Young Explorer record their findings as they discover the magical and menacing and interactive activities, students learn more about local plants and animals and get a glimpse into the lives of 19th-

Learning Objectives Students will:

Target Audience Primary 1 – 2 Students

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 100 Programme Fee: $15 per student For Enquiries Registration: 5 weeks in advance Email: nhb_nm_schools@nhb.gov.sg Website: https://bit.ly/2n4id51 Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

to Singapore

Students learning about local plants in Singapore

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Be a Young Toymaker Learn about the popular toys and games of the past and their place in the childhoods of those growing up during this era. This programme will bring students on an interactive tour of the Growing Up gallery, with opportunities to learn through role play and hands-on group activities. They will also get the chance to play with toys and games from the past.

Students learning more about toys in the 1950s and 1960s

Learning Objectives Students will: the 1950s and 1960s playing with traditional toys and games

Be a Young Tourist Through an interactive tour, storytelling and fun hands-on activities, students will take on the role

Student role-playing as a tourist with their camera prop

that Singaporeans created with their friends and families. Learning Objectives Students will:

past, present and future

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National Museum of Singapore Tales of Old Singapore Embark on a theatrical adventure to understand what life was like for ordinary people in Singapore in the 1950s and 1960s. On this interactive tour, students will be guided by Ah Ling, who the 1950s, and her feelings when the new national anthem and flag were introduced in 1959. The session will conclude with a reflective take-home craft activity. Note: There are two versions of the programme, one for Lower Primary and one for Upper Primary students. Learning Objectives Students will: the post-war period

Artefacts about life in Singapore in the 1950s and 1960s

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Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 25, Max 40 Programme Fee: $15 For Enquiries Registration: 5 weeks in advance Email: nhb_nm_schools@nhb.gov.sg Website: https://bit.ly/2n4id51 Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

Leisure activities that Singaporeans participated in the 1970s and 1980s


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OnePeople.sg CultureScope CultureScope is a narrative-driven Learning Journey landscape through heart-to-heart conversations with community stakeholders. Through visits to places of rich cultural and religious heritage, participants will build a deeper understanding of race relations and social cohesiveness social fabric in a safe and facilitated segment. The depth of engagement can be customised for teachers from the Primary and Secondary levels and Post-Secondary students. Learning Objectives Participants will: social cohesion cultures and religions in Singapore

A site host sharing his personal stories with teachers

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students Educators

Details Duration: 6 hours Programme Capacity: Max 125 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: adila@onepeople.sg Website: https://www.onepeople.sg/ culturescope/ Address: 381 Lor 1 Toa Payoh, Singapore 319758

A student sharing her key takeaways from their Learning Journey

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Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG)

RRG Resource and Counselling Centre The Religious Rehabilitation Group (RRG) was formed in 2003 by a group of Islamic scholars who assist in the religious rehabilitation and counselling of radicalised and self-radicalised individuals. other support for families of detainees in order to prevent further radicalisation. Over the years, the RRG has also undertaken outreach efforts in the community, particularly the educational as well as strengthen social cohesion and inter-religious understanding.

members of the public who are interested to know the threat of radical ideology and its counter narratives in greater depth.

groups and specific interests. Learning activities compliment the Social Studies curriculum with meaningful hands-on activities and group discussions.

“This is an amazing effort to fight something pertinent to our community that is often overlooked. I look forward to seeing how this can become something more, something that the youth of today realise is important.” Post-Secondary Student

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Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students Educators

Details Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 40 per session Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: Pre-booking required Email: admin@rrg.sg / issalim@ntu.edu.sg (Mr Salim Mohamed Nasir) Website: https://www.rrg.sg/ Facebook: Religious Rehabilitation Group Address: 583 Geylang Rd, Singapore 389522


Learning Objectives Participants will:

Gallery panel on the global threat and tell-tale signs of radicalisation

these threats adversely impact social harmony and cohesion foundation of social cohesion and resilience so that Singapore will be safe and secure

Student-based activities at RRG

“To the committed team of volunteers, your group demonstrated how professional volunteers you guys were. Thank you for your insightful sharing which is candid and honest. Appreciate the effort. Keep up the good work!” Secondary School Teacher

“Thank you for your comprehensive sharing. We are all inspired by your commitment towards enhancing racial and religious harmony in our country.” MOE Superintendent

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Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

Guided Tours

culture from our trained facilitators as they lead discussions on the distinctiveness of Chinese Singaporean culture. After the segment which focuses on a range of activities from craft and art-making, to music making and song writing.

1 March 2020. Educators are invited to make a school booking request today. Preview Sessions for Educators

may sign up for the Preview Sessions for Educators at https://www.eventbrite.sg/o/singapore-chinese-culturalcentre-18279515136. Resources are also available on the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre website for download and use. Learning Objectives Participants will:

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Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 10am – 8pm (can open at 9am, subject to request) Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 40 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 5 weeks in advance Email: education@singaporeccc.org.sg Website: https://www.singaporeccc.org.sg/ Address: 1 Straits Blvd, Singapore 018906


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S’pore Discovery Centre

Commemorative Day/Post-Exam Programmes Total Defence Programme (Jan - Mar 2020)

ready for an all-round response to threats and challenges, including the latest 6th pillar, Digital Defence. Students can: Preparedness (offered as a mission-based station only during the display period) [p162]

Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 25 (cohort visits recommended) Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

Learning Objectives Students will: building a strong, safe and cohesive nation defending our nation

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Mid-Year Post-Exams Programme (Apr - May 2020) importance of living in an interconnected and interdependent world. Understand the need for Singapore to have good relations

Learning Objectives at the Primary, Secondary and Post-Secondary levels. Racial Harmony Day/National Day Programme (Jul - Aug 2020)

participate in a quiz about our national identity and cultural

Learning Objectives Students will: Singaporean identity

Year-End Post-Exams Programmes (Oct - Nov 2020)

importance of innovation, and how we can push boundaries to create a more vibrant and Smart Nation for everyone to live, work and play in. Learning Objectives at the Primary, Secondary and Post-Secondary levels.

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Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 30 (cohort visits recommended) Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details


Sampling of combat rations from around the world

Students on a guided tour

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: North & West Zone: ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone: rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Post-Secondary Education Institutions: remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/ Address: 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365

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S’pore Discovery Centre

Programmes for Primary I Am a Town Planner Learn the concept of land utilisation with hands-on activities as an introduction to the concept of land constraints. After a guided tour

stickers, they will get to design their own neighbourhood and be given the opportunity to present their neighbourhood to the class. Learning Objectives Students will:

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Max 40 students per class Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

the future

Mission Ready

reading and navigation, a standard obstacle course suitable for younger participants and learn useful camp-craft skills. Through these hands-on activities, students will learn about the importance of National Service and understand the core values of the Army. Learning Objectives Students will:

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Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40, Max 120 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details


Outdoor Trail: Singapore – Then & Now

Target Audience Primary 1 – 6 Students

uncover the past contributions of the early immigrants that shaped the school and students will be given time to record their learning and reflections in activity booklets provided. Learning Objectives Students will:

Details Duration: 4 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40, Max 280 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

heritage areas continue to be conserved of today Mission Ready

Outdoor Trail: Singapore - Then & Now

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: North & West Zone: ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone: rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/ Address: 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365 145


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S’pore Discovery Centre

Programmes for Secondary Army Days Students will appreciate the significance of National Service (NS) and the

to the students through interactive activities such as camouflaging and combat ration tasting. This programme highlights elements of active citizenry and how national service continues to be relevant and or short-film appreciation followed by an engagement session with the

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 80, Max 320 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

Learning Objectives Students will: continued security

NE-Mazing Race and build stronger bonds with their peers. Students will strategise and collaborate in their teams to complete all the stations in the shortest period of time. The top 3 teams to complete the race will bring home prizes for the day. Learning Objectives Students will:

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Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 100, Max 320 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details


Science of Warfare Students will understand the forces and energy forms involved when

Learning Objectives Students will: weapons that are attributed to the ancient siege weapon

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 35, Max 80 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

and operating a trebuchet

SIM SG

Target Audience Secondary 1 – 5 Students

districts and compete in teams to develop the best managed districts in Singapore. Learning Objectives Students will:

Details Duration: 4 hours Programme Capacity: Min 120, Max 160 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

and progress involves the weighing of competing priorities SIM SG

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: North & West Zone: ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone: rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/ Address: 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365 147


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S’pore Discovery Centre

Programmes for Post-Secondary We The People Re-discover the Singapore Story and key milestones in our nation building years as well as the evolution of our Singapore identity. Through opinion polls, students share views on hot button national learning approaches, students are challenged to re-evaluate their critical thinking and inculcate 21st century competencies. Learning Objectives Students will: a sense of belonging to Singapore and to be committed to nation-building

Student presenting on factors contributing to national identity

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Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 75 Programme Fee: $3


Young Ethnographers’ Trail geographical landmarks around Singapore. Study, collect data and critically assess the impact of specific social-economic issues onsite. Students will test different fieldwork techniques to investigate a given hypothesis, sharpening their observation and critical thinking skills as they re-evaluate their understanding of nation building and the Singapore identity. The trail is suitable for all students reading

Details Duration: 6 hours Programme Capacity: Min 25 Programme Fee: $585 per class, additional pax $21 each

Learning Objectives Students will:

of communities Students interviewing a resident of the community

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance, 2 months in advance for customisation Email: remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/ Address: 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365 149


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S’pore Discovery Centre

Programmes for Educators

to plan a fun and enriching day out for your staff, or hire our venues to conduct your own meetings and activities. Make full use of our

Target Audience Educators

Educators’ Retreat Have a fun and engaging day at SDC with our wide range of facilities and NE resources. The following additional components can be put together to meet your school’s needs:

Details Please enquire for more details

Educators’ Learning Journey: Heritage and Food Trail Learn more about the cultural practices of different races and immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of local heritage sites. The

Details Duration: 5 hours (including travelling time) Programme Capacity: Max 40 per bus Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details

The trail will highlight 2 cultures in Singapore. At each location, participants will learn more about significant local heritage sites as traditional food will be arranged at one of the locations. Learning Objectives Educators will:

and appreciate the diverse cultures appreciate the social cohesiveness and racial harmony amongst the various cultures

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For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: North & West Zone: ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone: rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Post-Secondary Education Institutions: remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/


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Singapore Sports Hub/Museum

Under the facilitation of Singapore Sports Hub tour guides, students will visit key venues within the Singapore Sports Hub venue. At the Singapore Sports Museum, students will learn

discover the Dream of Singapore as a sporting nation and tour the Youth Olympic Games Museum. Learning Objectives Participants will: promoting healthy living in Singapore

development in Singapore

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 8pm (until 9pm on Sat/Sun) Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 40 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 2 weeks in advance Email: bookatour@sportshub.com.sg Website: https://www.sportshub.com.sg/ Address: 1 Stadium Dr, Singapore 397629

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National Heritage Board

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall Cultural Appreciation Programme Go on an interactive tour facilitated by Museum Educator Guides to learn about the history, heritage and culture of the Chinese community in Singapore through the learning of Chinese cultural art forms such as literary art and performing arts. Through storytelling, dialogue and hands-on activities led by Museum Educator Guides, students will learn about selected artefacts on Chinese calligraphy, Chinese Opera and Chinese movable type printing in the Memorial Hall. Cross-cultural references will also be drawn ethnic communities in Singapore. Each student will also receive an activity booklet and will be provided with opportunities for reflection and discussion at the end of the tour. Learning Objectives Students will: Chinese community in Singapore

socio-cultural diversity

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Target Audience Primary 4 – 6 Students

Details Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 10am – 5pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 100 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: chan_sock_mun@nhb. gov.sg Website: https://www.sysnmh.org.sg/ Address: 12 Tai Gin Rd, Singapore 327874


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Singapore Civil Defence Force

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery / Emergency Preparedness Centre Civil Defence Heritage Gallery The Civil Defence Heritage Gallery traces firefighting and civil defence developments in Singapore from the late 1800s till modern

and static display of old fire engines which allows visitors to learn

Emergency Preparedness Centre Preparedness Centre (EPC) utilises highly visual and interactive

water onto a video wall depicting a few incipient fire scenarios as well as interactive mannequins for visitors to try out the Heimlich manoeuvre and CPR procedures. Learning Objectives Students will:

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 10am – 5pm Duration: 1 hour per session Programme Capacity: Max 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary

Target Audience Primary 4 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Tues to Sun: 10am – 5pm Duration: 1 hour per session Programme Capacity: Max 20 Programme Fee: Complimentary Emergency Preparedness Centre

medical emergencies to war and terrorist-related incidents

For Enquiries Email: connie_rai@scdf.gov.sg Website: https://www.scdf.gov.sg/ Address: Central Fire Station, 62 Hill St, Singapore 179367 LJ SITES | Defence, Law and Order LJs

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Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB)

Corruption Reporting and Heritage Centre This programme aims to create awareness about the ills and consequences of corruption, and how these can impact us and the activity and a dialogue.

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 10am – 7pm Duration: 1.5 hours Programme Capacity: Max 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary

Learning Objectives Students will: our society

For Enquiries Registration: 2 weeks in advance Email: info@cpib.gov.sg Website: https://www.cpib.gov. sg/learning-journey Address: Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau 247 Whitley Rd, Singapore 297830

“The guide did a fantastic job explaining the history of CPIB, cases it investigated, etc. Her explanation was clear and interesting. My students learnt much from her, judging from the 100% attention they gave her.” Secondary School Teacher

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Singapore Civil Defence Force

Fire Station Open House Students may visit a fire station to learn about the daily

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

managed by personnel on round-the-clock standby. Schools may

Learning Objectives Students will: and operations emergency responders

Details Opening Hours: Sat 9am – 11am Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: Max 40 per session Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: md_nur_sharife_md_ jailani@scdf.gov.sg Website: https://go.gov.sg/ firestationvisit Address: Various locations

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National Archives of Singapore

Former Ford Factory

surrendered unconditionally to the Imperial Japanese Army on by the National Archives of Singapore, presents the events and of Singapore, and the legacies of the war. Through oral history

crucial time in our history. Former Ford Factory Mobile

augmented reality features.

App Store.

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Target Audience Primary 6 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 9am – 5.30pm (Bookings not available at 2.15pm – 3.30pm to avoid clash with tours for walk-in visitors) Duration: 1 hour 15 min Programme Capacity: Max 120 For Enquiries Email: enquiry@nlb.gov.sg Website: https://nas.gov.sg/ formerfordfactory Address: 351 Upper Bukit Timah Rd, Singapore 588192


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Battlebox

Fort Canning Hill and World War II Programmes Choose from a selection of 6 Learning Journeys (LJ) that cover

Available Learning Journeys

(HI programme Lower Sec)

Ambition & Sacrifice The tours are organised around a combination of guided and selfare customisable for all levels from Primary 6 to Post-Secondary.

Target Audience Primary 6 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Daily 9.30am – 5.30pm Duration: 4 to 5 hours (excl. optional 1-hour pre-tour talk) Programme Capacity: Max 360 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: enquiry@battlebox. com.sg Website: https://www.battlebox. com.sg/ Address: 2 Cox Terrace, Singapore 179622

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Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

Internal Security Department (ISD) Heritage Centre The ISD Heritage Centre chronicles past operations that MHA

displays of artefacts, photographs and rare documents to learn

Target Audience Secondary 2 Students and above Educators

conduct reconnaissance on embassies the group intended

Details Opening Hours: Wed/Fri 2pm – 5.30pm (for school bookings) Duration: 2.5 – 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20, Max 50 Programme Fee: Complimentary

current security threats, such as the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), to raise awareness of the danger terror groups continue to pose.

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: jamaliah_abu@moe.gov.sg

(JI) plot to attack various targets in Singapore in late 2001.

Learning Objectives Participants will: security concerns

espionage) to keep Singapore safe and sovereign ethnic society, and the need to be vigilant to ensure a safe and prosperous Singapore

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Car used in JI terrorist plot


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Singapore Police Force

National Museum Singapore: “Frontier Town to Safest City” To commemorate 200 years of policing in Singapore

to tackle the ever-changing security landscape to keep Singapore safe and secure. Learning Objectives Students will:

years and its transformation into a future-ready force secure home

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Display Period: 6 February to 17 May 2020 Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 7pm Duration: 45 min Programme Capacity: Max 25 for guided tours Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 3 weeks in advance Email: spf_200_exhibition@spf.gov.sg Website: https://www.police.gov.sg/ Address: 93 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178897

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Parliament of Singapore

Visit on Non-Sitting Day Learn about the history and traditions of our Parliament, its functions and the various personalities in the House. Get to know what happens on a Sitting Day and how laws are made through a guided tour to visit areas within the building. Students can learn about the roles and functions of Parliament, people in the House and the duties they perform. The guided tour includes a stop at the Public Gallery, which overlooks the Chamber where sittings are held.

Target Audience Primary 5 Students and above

Details Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours Programme Capacity: Max 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary

(see Programmes A and D on website)

Visit on Parliament Sitting Day Listen to Ministers and MPs debate on the policies and

proceedings from the public galleries, a briefing will be held in the education gallery. Students will observe parliamentary proceedings in blocks of 90 minutes beginning at 1pm. (see Programme B on website)

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Duration: 1.5 hours Programme Capacity: Max 70 Programme Fee: Complimentary


Moot Parliament

thrills and chills in public speaking while learning parliamentary procedures, students will debate in a specially designed moot Parliament chamber. Scripts will be provided for students to guide them through the debates.

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 25 Programme Fee: Complimentary

(see Programme C on website)

Public Programme Groups from organisations can now take an hour-long tour of

(see Programme F on website)

Parliament of Singapore

Target Audience Educators

Details Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: Min 25, Max 40 Programme Fee: $80 per tour (cash to be passed to the guide before tour begins)

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: parl_edu@parl.gov.sg Website: https://myparljourney.parl.gov.sg/ Address: 1 Parliament Pl, Singapore 178880 161


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Singapore Civil Defence Force

S’pore Discovery Centre (SDC) Total Defence Exhibition

acquire essential skills and knowledge, particularly the ‘Triangle skills are introduced via a series of hands-on activities: learning performing CPR on a mannequin, and the use of common Other activities include learning what to do in a smoke-filled room, and what items to pack in a ready bag. Learning Objectives Students will: with emergencies and others

Students learning to perform CPR

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Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: 9am – 5.30pm Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Max 280 per session (cohort visits highly recommended) Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: Before February 2020 Email: North & West Zone: ariel_ong@sdc.com.sg South & East Zone: rick_lee@sdc.com.sg Post-Secondary: remus_sng@sdc.com.sg Website: https://www.sdc.com.sg/ Address: 510 Upper Jurong Rd, Singapore 638365


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Supreme Court of Singapore

Take a walk down memory lane to understand the development

entertain visitors. At the Learning Court, understand the role of the Supreme Court through multimedia enactment and participate in as you step behindthe-scenes of the purpose-built Technology Courtrooms, equipped with video conferencing technology. End area and City Hall area, with a view of the old Supreme Court, Parliament House and other significant monuments that defines

Learning Objectives Participants will:

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Thurs 8.30am – 6pm / Fri 8.30am – 5.30pm Duration: Please enquire for more details Programme Capacity: Max 30 at a time Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Website: https://www.supremecourt. gov.sg/services/visitorservices/guide-tours Address: 1 Supreme Court Ln, Singapore 178879

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GIC

GIC Learning Journey This walkabout tour of GIC sheds lights on the role commodity-based country to have a sovereign wealth principles and process.

floor and a sharing on GIC, followed by a dialogue with a GIC representative. Learning Objectives Participants will: as the first non-commodity-based country to have a sovereign wealth fund investment approach

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Target Audience Secondary 4/5 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: 2.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 60, Max 100 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: ask@gic.com.sg Website: https://www.gic.com.sg/ communities/learningexperiences/ safehouse-and-learningjourney/ learning-journey Address: 168 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068912


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Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore

IRAS Gallery The Singapore Tax Story

online at https://www.iras.gov.sg/irasgallery/index.html.

Career Talk. Learning Objectives Students will learn the importance of being a socially

Target Audience Post-Secondary (JC/CI/Poly/ITE) Students

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 8am – 5pm Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: 40 per session Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: iras_cc@iras.gov.sg Website: https://www.iras.gov.sg/irashome/ About-Us/Our-Organisation/ IRAS-Gallery/ Address: 55 Newton Road (Level 1), Revenue House, Singapore 307987

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SkillsFuture Singapore

Lifelong Learning Exploration Centre Target Audience Primary 5 Students and above

workshop at LLEC, students can:

more than 50 industries; as well as relevant educational pathway opportunities leading to these careers. possibilities remain competitive in the future

Learning Objectives Students will:

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Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm Duration: 3 hours Programme Capacity: Max 160 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: quek_ling_hui@ssg.gov.sg Website: https://www.llec.sg/ Address: Lifelong Learning Institute 11 Eunos Road 8, #01-01 (next to Lift Lobby A), Singapore 408601


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PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency

ABC Waters Learning Trails

reservoirs are transformed into beautiful and vibrant waterscapes for recreation, community bonding and

Learning Objectives Participants will: and catchment areas clean

our waters

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Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Varies (To be determined by schools) Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Email: pub_learning_trails@pub.gov.sg Website: https://app.pub.gov.sg/geographical studies/pages/geography investigation.aspx (under Geographical Investigation Field Studies) Address: Various locations

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National Kidney Foundation

Kidney Discovery Centre

detectors, students will engage in hands-on learning through

Learning Objectives Participants will:

Target Audience Primary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm Duration: 1.5 – 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 120 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: contact_us@nkfs.org Website: https://www.nkfs.org/ Address: National Kidney Foundation 81 Kim Keat Rd, Singapore 328836

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Singapore Food Agency

Marine Aquaculture Centre

conduct research and development (R&D) in aquaculture hatchery production and fish reproduction techniques to facilitate fish farming production in Singapore. Students visiting

The Learning Journey programme will begin with an

Hatchery Area. Learning Objectives Participants will:

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: 2 hours (excluding travel to St John’s Island and back) Programme Capacity: Min 15, Max 25 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Website: https://www.sfa.gov.sg/ tools-and-resources/learningjourneys-request Address: St John’s Island, Singapore

production chain

environment involved in culturing food fish to harvest size

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National Environment Agency

Semakau Landfill / Tuas Incineration Plants Incineration continues to be the most effective method of waste disposal for land-scarce Singapore because it achieves a 90% reduction in volume. Singapore has four incineration plants and an off-shore landfill to handle our disposal needs. process through a comprehensive guided tour of Semakau Landfill and the Tuas incineration plants. Semakau Landfill including ash from incineration plants and non-incinerable to 2035 and beyond. Tuas Incination Plant Completed in 1986, the Tuas Incineration Plant was the second refuse incineration plant to be built in Singapore, and can incinerate 1700 tonnes of refuse with its 5 units of incinerators. Tuas South Incination Plant Tuas South Incineration Plant is the fourth and largest refuse and completed in June 2000, it was designed to incinerate 3,000 tonnes of refuse daily. Learning Objectives Participants will: system in maintaining a clean city-state Singapore faces in the management of our waste

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Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: Tuas Incineration Plants: 1.5 hours Semakau Landfill: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Tuas Incineration Plants: Min 25, Max 40 Semakau Landfill: Min 15, Max 75 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 – 3 months in advance (on NEA ePortal) Email: register@nea.gov.sg Website: https://www.nea.gov.sg/ programmes-grants/learningjourneys/installation-visits Address: Various locations


Tuas South Incineration Plant (© 2019 National Environment Agency)

Southern tip of Semakau Landfill (© 2019 National Environment Agency)

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Building and Construction Authority

BCA Gallery

sustainable, high quality and friendly built environment for Singapore. The programme will include a short presentation,

The Gallery includes six zones: Zone A: Zone B: The Makings of Our City showcases the work done Zone C:

Zone D: Green Corridor showcases the benefits of urban greenery Zone E: home environment Zone F: environment sector Learning Objectives Participants will: the post-war period to the present and its impact on society, economy and use of technology the industry

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Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Fri 8.30am – 5pm Duration: 1.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 30, Max 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: bca_gallery@bca.gov.sg Website: www.bca.gov.sg/bcagallery Address: BCA Academy (Block G) 200 Braddell Rd, Singapore 579700


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Changi Airport Group

Changi Experience Studio Learn about Our Airport through Digital Immersion learn about our aviation industry and the behind-the-scenes mechanisms of Changi Airport in an interesting and thoughtof 10 content zones with over 20 touchpoints that feature

development of Changi Airport, our air hub connectivity, airport operations behind the scenes, and the spirit of

An additional Learning Journey programme is available upon request. Learning Objectives Participants will:

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Daily 10am – 10pm Duration: 2 – 3 hours Programme Capacity: Min 20 Programme Fee: Please enquire for more details For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: ces.sales@changiairport.com Website: https://www.jewelchangiairport. com/changiexperiencestudio Address: Jewel Changi Airport, Level 4, 78 Airport Blvd, Singapore 819666

airport eco-system a sense of ownership in Changi as a national icon

Uncover the secrets behind what makes Changi Airport tick

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Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

MPA Learning Journeys: Integrated Simulation Centre / Port Operations Control Centre / Sea Tour MPA Learning Journeys provides a platform for local educators and students to understand more about the Singapore maritime industry through facilitated visits to restricted maritime facilities. All three Learning Journeys begin with a one-hour guided tour at the Singapore Maritime Gallery. Integrated Simulation Centre

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: 3.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary

over 120 countries and over 1,000 vessels calling at the port at any one time, Singapore has evolved and grown from a small trading post to the premier global hub port and international maritime centre that it is today. Equipped with state-of-the-art maritime simulators to run Centre will allow aspiring ship handlers access to two Mission Ship handling Simulators and the Engine Room Simulator. Participants will get a first-hand look at how the Integrated Simulation Centre provides the international shipping community with realistic training in a risk-free environment. Learning Objectives Participants will:

maritime nation

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Integrated Simulation Centre


Port Operations Control Centre

Port Operations Control Centres are crucial in ensuring navigational safety and the protection of our marine environment. Observe real-time action in the operation control room, and tour the viewing gallery for an overview of port control operations to gain insights into

Sea Tour alongside a wide variety of offshore vessels, tankers and carriers traversing the busy Singapore Strait. Observe navigate like a seafarer past the many different islands surrounding Singapore mainland, with an eye on a variety of aids to navigation such as buoys and markers that keep marine traffic smooth-sailing and safe.

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: 3.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary

Target Audience Secondary 3 Students and above Educators

Details Duration: 4 hours Programme Capacity: Min 80, Max 100 Programme Fee: Complimentary

Port Operations Control Centre

Sea Tour

For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: ced@mpa.gov.sg / mpalj.sg@gmail.com Website: https://www.mpa.gov.sg/web/portal/home/ maritime-singapore/public-outreach/mpalj Address: Singapore Maritime Gallery (starting point) 31 Marina Coastal Dr, Level 2, Singapore 018988 175


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PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency

NEWater Visitor Centre Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

everyone can play a part to conserve water and use it wisely. The

Other programmes offered by NEWater Visitor Centre: Water Ambassador Programme Students can be engaged in a classroom segment where they are debate on actions that they can take to ensure the sustainability

Rain Garden Workshop Students can build mini raingardens to learn about water filtration and understand how raingardens help to improve water quality. At the end of the workshop, students can bring their hand-made raingarden home.

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Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above Educators

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators


Learning Objectives Participants will: third National Tap

Details Opening Hours: Daily Tues to Sun: 9am – 5.30pm (incl. public holidays) Duration: 1 hour (with additional 1 hour for Water Ambassador Programme/ Raingarden Workshop) Programme Capacity: Max 120 per session Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: Up to 3 months in advance (subject to availability) Email: pub_newatervc@pub.gov.sg Website: https://app.pub.gov.sg/ newatertour/Pages Address: 20 Koh Sek Lim Rd, Singapore 486593

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Urban Redevelopment Authority

Singapore City Gallery

Gallery. Discover how, through strategic long-term planning, we have our sense of identity and rootedness through the unique

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above Educators

a quality living environment with lush greenery, good housing options and convenient amenities in this City in a Garden. Deep dive into our pertinent needs as a city and a country, and learn about how we embrace innovative urban solutions to address the challenge of land scarcity. Through fascinating maps, models and multimedia interactives, students will also get a glimpse into our past and our plans for the future.

Details Opening Hours: Mon to Sat 9am – 5pm Duration: 1 – 2 hours Programme Capacity: Please enquire for more details Programme Fee: Complimentary

and integrated planning strategy. Through a massive architectural

For Enquiries Registration: 2 months in advance Email: ura_gallery@ura.gov.sg Website: https://ura.sg/gallery

in shaping a distinctive city, conserving built heritage, making our public spaces vibrant and going car-lite to ensure Singapore remains highly liveable and sustainable for the future. Learning Objectives Students will: city that is also a country liveable and sustainable city for the future by shaping a distinctive city, conserving built heritage, enlivening public spaces and going car-lite

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Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore Maritime Gallery Embark on a voyage to discover the story of Maritime Singapore

maintains her voice in the international maritime area, and how she stays abreast amid global change by remaining technologicallydriven and future ready.

well as inspires future generations to be part of the vibrant, vital and resilient industry that is Maritime Singapore. Learning Objectives Participants will: post into a premier Global Hub Port and leading International Maritime Centre

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

Details Opening Hours: Tues to Sun 9am – 6pm Duration: 1 hour Programme Capacity: Min 20 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 2 weeks in advance Email: smg@mpa.gov.sg Website: https://www.maritime gallery.sg/ Address: 31 Marina Coastal Dr, Level 2, Singapore 018988

Singapore, and find out what makes Singapore a bustling maritime nation

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Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore

Singapore Maritime Trails

rich maritime stories. Each trail focuses on a different theme – Our Heritage, Our Progress and Our Legacy, presenting unique

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above Educators

bustling and successful. Trail 1: Our Heritage

points, control towers and lighthouses that served generations harbour growing and thriving. Trail 2: Our Progress

Clifford Pier, the popular embarkation point for Singaporeans travelling via sea before air travel was made available for the masses, and stop by Marina South Pier to have an unobstructed view of the bustling activities on the Singapore Strait. Trail 3: Our Legacy

where early migrants arrived via the sea route, set up their own communities and established their

LEARNING JOURNEY SITES | Infrastructure and Utilities LJs

Details Duration: 2.5 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: ced@mpa.gov.sg / mpasmt@gmail.com Website: https://www.mpa.gov.sg/ web/portal/home/maritimesingapore/public-outreach/ mpalj


Learning Objectives Participants will: maritime narrative and legacy

Trail 1: Our Heritage

Trail 2: Our Progress

Trail 3: Our Legacy

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SMRT

SMRT Learning Journey The SMRT Learning Journey is an educational programme that takes participants behind the scenes to discover its operations. Participants also learn how they can play a part in ensuring a

community groups. The Learning Journey includes a guided tour of our fully automated Operations Control Centre to learn more about security. Tours are available on first-come-first-served basis, and available for registered groups only. Learning Objectives Students will gain a deeper understanding on the behind-thescenes of train operations.

LEARNING JOURNEY SITES | Infrastructure and Utilities LJs

Target Audience Secondary 1 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Selected Thurs 2pm – 4pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Min 40, Max 60 Programme Fee: Complimentary For Enquiries Registration: 1 month in advance Email: community@smrt.com.sg Website: https://www.smrt.com.sg/ Community/Empowering through-Arts-and-Education


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PUB, Singapore’s National Water Agency

Sustainable Singapore Gallery at Marina Barrage The Sustainable Singapore Gallery (SSG) is housed at Marina

alleviate flooding and provides a venue for recreational activities. The SSG School Programme takes students on a tour of SSG

of learning (relevant to CCE, Science, Geography and Social Studies) and promote rethinking of possibilities through an

Learning Objectives Students will:

Students learning about energy efficiency through game cards

Target Audience Primary 1 Students and above

Details Opening Hours: Daily (except Tues) 9am – 6pm Duration: 2 hours Programme Capacity: Max 80 per time slot (accommodation for more students can be arranged) Programme Fee: Complimentary for students from all schools/learning centres in Singapore For Enquiries Registration: 1 week in advance Email: programmes@ssgallery.sg Website: https://www.pub.gov.sg/ marinabarrage/ssg/ school-programmes

Students learning about upcycling through hands-on activities

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Overview of Learning Journey Sites

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TYPE

LEARNING JOURNEY (LJ) SITES

PRIMARY

ORG 1

Arts, Culture and Community LJs

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4

5

6

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SECONDARY 2 3

POST-SEC EDUCATORS 4/5

RELEVANT NE COMM DAYS TDD IFD RHD ND

ZONE/LOCATION

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Programme Details

Asian Civilisations Museum: “Museum-based Learning (CCE & SS)”

ACM

P 122

Chinatown Heritage Centre

CHC

P 123

Dialogue in the Dark Singapore

DITD

P 124

Harmony Centre

MUIS

P 125

Harmony in Diversity Gallery

MHA

P 126

Heritage Trails + BALIKSG

NHB

P 127

Malay Heritage Centre

NHB

P 128

National Gallery Singapore: “Looking Through a Frame”

NGS

P 130

National Gallery Singapore: “Museum-based Learning (Art)”

NGS

P 131

National Gallery Singapore: “Through the Eyes of Nanyang Artists”

NGS

P 132

National Museum of Singapore: “Museum-based Learning (History & CCE)”

NMS

P 133

National Museum of Singapore: “Be a Young” Workshop Series

NMS

P 134

National Museum of Singapore: “Tales of Old Singapore”

NMS

P 136

OnePeople.sg: CultureScope

OPSG

P 137

RRG

P 138

SCCC

P 140

Religious Rehabilitation Group Resource and Counselling Centre Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre S’pore Discovery Centre: Commemorative Day/Post-Exam Programmes

SDC

P 141

S’pore Discovery Centre: Programmes for Primary

SDC

P 144

S’pore Discovery Centre: Programmes for Secondary

SDC

P 146

S’pore Discovery Centre: Programmes for Post-Secondary

SDC

P 148

S’pore Discovery Centre: Programmes for Educators

SDC

P 150

Singapore Sports Hub/Museum

SSH

P 151

Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall

NHB

P 152

SCDF CPIB SCDF NAS Battlebox MHA SPF Parl SCDF SUPCOURT

P 153 P 154 P 155 P 156 P 157 P 158 P 159 P 160 P 162 P 163

Defence, Law and Order LJs

Civil Defence Heritage Gallery + Emergency Preparedness Centre Corruption Reporting and Heritage Centre Fire Station Open House Former Ford Factory Fort Canning Hill and World War II Programmes Internal Security Department Heritage Centre National Museum Singapore: “Frontier Town to Safest City” Parliament of Singapore S’pore Discovery Centre (SDC) Total Defence Exhibition Supreme Court of Singapore

Economic and Industrial Development LJs

GIC Learning Journey IRAS Gallery Lifelong Learning Exploration Centre

GIC IRAS SSG

P 164 P 165 P 166

Health and Environment LJs

ABC Waters Learning Trails Kidney Discovery Centre Marine Aquaculture Centre Semakau Landfill + Tuas Incineration Plants

PUB NKF SFA NEA

P 167 P 168 P 169 P 170

Infrastructure and Utilities LJs

Building and Construction Authority Gallery Changi Experience Studio

BCA CAG MPA PUB URA MPA MPA SMRT PUB

P 172 P 173 P 174 P 176 P 178 P 179 P 180 P 182 P 183

Maritime and Port Authority Learning Journeys NEWater Visitor Centre Singapore City Gallery Singapore Maritime Gallery Singapore Maritime Trails SMRT Learning Journey Sustainable Singapore Gallery at Marina Barrage


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