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Nz Sbc Co P (School Based Curriculum Communities Of Practice) 2009


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  • 1. North Zone School Based Curriculum (SBC) Communities of Practice (CoP) 2009
  • 2. Aims of SBC CoPs
    • Enhance capacity and capability of School Leaders
      • Leading in curriculum development and customisation
    • Build more synergised CoPs
      • Greater ownership of professionalism
  • 3. Overarching NZ School Based Curriculum CoPs framework
    • Leverage on existing CPDD PETALS framework
    • Supportive School Leadership is key to successful curriculum improvements
    Supportive School Leadership Platforms to raise capability and capacity of School Leaders in the area of curriculum development and customisation Student-centred
  • 4. Communities of Practice (CoP)
    • School curriculum teams
      • comprise of School Leaders and Curriculum Champions of NZ School
    • Take ownership of their professional development with shared common interests and practices
    • Networking and synergy , anchoring on ground-up and school-based curriculum innovations
  • 5. Multimembership Learning Cycle
    • Knowledge to be shared, applied, validated and documented
      • when they return back to their respective Schools as School leaders and as Curriculum Champions
    • Dual role of CoP members
      • Community Practitioners
      • School team members
  • 6. Curriculum Knowledge Domains
    • Curriculum Design
    • ICT Integration
    • Assessment Alternatives
    • Professional Development: Lesson Study
    • Models of teaching: Problem-based Learning (PBL)
    • Each CoP will be assigned a CoP consultant
      • Facilitate learning through on-site visits
  • 7. Milestone events for 2009
    • Official Launch of NZ SBC CoP
    • Wed 18 Feb 2009, 2 pm
    • For selected schools - team members & sponsors
    • Mini-NZ Learning Symposiums (NZLS)
    • Sep 2009
    • Each CoP will share their consolidated learning or research findings
    • See Annex A
    • NZ Curriculum CoP Monograph I
    • Comprises the research papers of these (estimated 25 schools) in various 5 Curriculum CoPs
    • NOTE : The annual NZ AR Symposium and call for papers for publication as in the past will cease this year. Schools are encouraged to field in their papers for international conferences such as ASCD, APERA, etc
  • 8. Dates for Mini-symposiums
    • ICT Integration : 16 Sept, Wednesday
    • Curriculum Design : 18 Sept, Friday
    • Assessment Alternatives : 23 Sept, Wednesday
    • Prof. Devt: Lesson Study : 25 Sept, Friday
    • Models of Teaching (PBL): 28 Sept, Monday
  • 9. For more information …
    • NZ School Based Curriculum CoP Chairperson
    • Mrs Grace Chua, P/Deyi Sec
    • NZ School Based Curriculum CoP Adviser
    • Mr Loh Leong Beng, Supt/N7
    • NZ School Based Curriculum CoP Secretariat
    • Mr Goh Han Pin, SPO/SN4
  • 10. For more information …
    • Cluster Curriculum Reps
    N7 Fuchun Primary Mdm Lim Ai Lay 12 N7 Endeavour Primary Mr Chia Soo Keng 11 N6 Peiying Primary Mrs Theresa Hong 10 N6 Deyi Secondary Mrs Grace Chua 9 N5 Marsiling Primary Mdm Koh Siew Cheng 8 N5 Sembawang Primary Mr Alcantara Albert Alfred 7 N4 Punggol Secondary Mdm Lee Eet Fong 6 N3 Nan Chiau Primary Mr Tan Chun Ming 5 N3 Punggol Primary Miss Chua Soh Leng 4 N2 Naval Base Secondary Mr Teo Song Khuang 3 N2 Ahmad Ibrahim Secondary Mr Stephen Chin 2 N1 Bowen Secondary Mr Yeo Kok Peng Frederick 1