2011 Meet the Parents Session - 3NT (Year End)


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2011 Meet the Parents Session - 3NT (Year End)

  1. 1. Secondary 3 Normal Technical Meet The Parents Session
  2. 2. Meet-The-Parents Session 2011 Programme Outline <ul><li>MOE Broad Directions </li></ul><ul><li>Review of School Programmes for 3NT in 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Review of End-Yr-Exam Result </li></ul><ul><li>To create awareness of Progression Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>To share on requirements for ITE courses </li></ul><ul><li>Use of ICT for Teaching & Learning </li></ul><ul><li>School Programmes for 2012 </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is next ?
  4. 4. .Reaffirming Fundamentals. Develop Students Holistically Provide Many Pathways for all to Progress Preserve High Standards Careful Implementation is Key Effective and Efficient
  5. 5. <ul><li>Enabling students: </li></ul><ul><li>Student-centric education </li></ul>Enhancing partnerships: Working with Parents and the Community Empowering schools and educators: School-based, teacher-led excellence
  6. 6. Sec 3 Adventure Camp 2011 <ul><li>Aim </li></ul><ul><li>Promote rugged outlook towards life through adventure training </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sec 3 Adventure Camp 2011 <ul><li>Promote camaraderie among students </li></ul><ul><li>Identify leaders </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sec 3 Extended Programme <ul><li>Aims </li></ul><ul><li>To prepare for GCE ‘O’ & ‘N’ Level exams </li></ul><ul><li>To bridge their learning gaps </li></ul><ul><li>When </li></ul><ul><li>Last week of school & first week of November </li></ul>
  9. 9. Elective Modules for NA/NT <ul><li>To extend and build on the learning objectives of existing N(A)/N(T) subjects </li></ul><ul><li>To introduce students to a course of study in post-secondary education </li></ul><ul><li>To expose students to possible career paths. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Innovation & Enterprise for NT <ul><li>To prepare our pupils for the 21st century and equip them with the necessary 21 st Competencies </li></ul>
  11. 11. Innovation & Enterprise for NT <ul><li>Pupils will acquire ideation and problem-solving techniques for promoting creativity and idea generation. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Sec 3 NT End-of-year Academic Results
  13. 13. Sec 3 NT End-of-year Academic Results
  14. 14. Sec 3 NT End-of-Year Academic Results
  15. 15. Sec 3 NT End-of-Year Academic Results
  16. 16. Meet the Parents Session <ul><li>To create awareness of Progression </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lateral Transfer to 4NA <ul><li>Sec 4N(T) pupils should obtain a mean grade of </li></ul><ul><li>2 or better (equivalent to 70% or better) for all </li></ul><ul><li>N(T) subjects at the ‘N’ Levels. Achievements </li></ul><ul><li>in N(A) subjects offered, if any, should also be </li></ul><ul><li>taken into consideration. Such 4N(T) pupils </li></ul><ul><li>may be transferred to 4N(A). </li></ul>
  18. 18. Requirements for Admission to Post-secondary Education – Institute of Technical Education
  19. 19. Progression Opportunities
  20. 20. Full Time NITEC Courses and Entry Requirements <ul><li>NITEC – National ITE Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>NITEC courses -- open to 4NT graduates </li></ul><ul><li> -- 10 choices </li></ul><ul><li> -- need to meet course requirements </li></ul><ul><li>-- 2 year course (except Service </li></ul><ul><li>Skills & Beauty Therapy – 1 yr) </li></ul><ul><li>Higher NITEC courses – need to fulfill NITEC course </li></ul><ul><li>first </li></ul>
  21. 21. Examples of Full Time NITEC Courses and Entry Requirements – (Refer to Handouts) 3 ‘N’ Passes (A-D) in Maths and 2 other subjects Aerospace Technology Complete N Level Design Animation Fitness Training Culinary Skills Hair Fashion & Design Beauty Therapy 3 ‘N’ Passes (A-D) in EL and 2 other subjects Service Skills Chemical Process Technology 3 ‘N’ passes (A-D) in Maths, Sci and 1 other subject Applied Food Science Requirements NITEC Courses
  22. 22. Jan 2011 Joint Intake Exercise – Indicative Cut-off Points (Refer to handout) * Based on Best 4 GCE ‘N‘ subjects 15 Nitec in Electronics [ITE College Central] 15 Nitec in Nursing [ITE College East] 11 Nitec in Service Skills (Office) [ITE College East] 7 Nitec in Applied Food Science [ITE College East] 4 Nitec in Aerospace Avionics [ITE College Central] Cut-Off Points* Nitec Course
  23. 23. Full Time NITEC Courses – Synopsis and Career Prospects <ul><li>ITE website : </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ite.edu.sg/ft/cert_level_nitec.htm </li></ul><ul><li>-- give details on </li></ul><ul><li>NITEC course </li></ul><ul><li>Types of jobs available </li></ul><ul><li>Choice of 70 full-time courses </li></ul>
  24. 24. Full Time NITEC Courses – Examples of Careers <ul><li>NITEC In Aerospace Avionics </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft Technician ; Avionics Technician </li></ul><ul><li>2) NITEC in Applied Food Science </li></ul><ul><li>Food Technician ; Food Production Technician </li></ul><ul><li>NITEC in Beauty Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Beautician ; Manicurist ; </li></ul><ul><li>NITEC in Culinary Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant chef ; Cook </li></ul><ul><li>NITEC in Digital Animation </li></ul><ul><li>- 3D Animator ; Special Effects Artist </li></ul><ul><li>NITEC in Electronics </li></ul><ul><li>- Electronics Servicing Technician </li></ul>
  25. 25. Results from 2008 Employment Survey <ul><li>“Employment rate of ITE graduates who entered the job market in 2008 rose to a high of 93%. Proportion of ITE graduates who took up permanent full-time employment also improved by 17% points, from 61% in 2006 to 78% in 2007.” </li></ul>
  26. 26. End of Year Meet The Parents Session <ul><li>Use of ICT for Teaching & Learning </li></ul>
  27. 27. Teaching & Learning Lab <ul><li>Equipped with latest technology to encourage Action Research & Lesson Study </li></ul><ul><li>Enable Video Conferencing within and beyond school campus </li></ul>
  28. 28. MOE Pilot Project Virtual World Exploring Innovative Teaching and Learning Strategies in a Virtual World Environment A joint study on how learning can be made more meaning to students through the use of online 3E immersive virtual learning environments Teachers worked closely with ETD and NIE Researchers to fine-tune pedagogical models and implementation strategies in the use of virtual environment for teaching and learning. Sec 1 Geography students explored about Rivers and Map Reading Sec 2 CL students explored 2 topics on HDB Estates and Oil Spill in designated virtual islands.
  29. 29. LIFE@Damai Sec Mobile Learning Trail <ul><li>Interactive mobile trail designed by 80 students within the school campus and Bedok Reservoir </li></ul><ul><li>Develop leadership skills among students through E4 Approach E xposing, E ncouraging, E ducating and E mpowering </li></ul>L earn, I nnovate, F ind out & E xperience
  30. 30. School Programmes for 2012 <ul><li>Study Programme </li></ul><ul><li>Night Study Programme </li></ul><ul><li>D&T / F&N / Art / MT Intensive Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>NA/NT Elective Modules - Part II </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Thank you! </li></ul><ul><li>(Q&A) </li></ul>