International Confederation of Principals 9 th  World Convention Suntec City, Singapore 6 th  ~ 10 th  July 2009 A Brief O...
SINGAPORE
The logo is both emblematic of the national flower of Singapore – Vanda Miss Joachim, as well as one of the icons of Singa...
 
OPENING ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER LEE HSIEN LOONG <ul><li>Education reform –Strong Ministry of education and establishing ...
A. Blair President ICP <ul><li>Encouraging change in education based on change in the world  </li></ul><ul><li>(globalizat...
Sir Dexter Hutt   CEO Ninestiles Plus Under Dexter Hutt’s leadership Ninestiles School, a mixed comprehensive of 1500 stud...
Setting up 21 st  century default setting  <ul><li>The challenge for school leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a culture i...
“ The 21 st  century marks the end of western dominance of world history but does not signify the end of the west. A model...
<ul><li>The First Paradox </li></ul><ul><li>Globalisation of western education led to end of western domination in the wor...
CREATIVE ARTS PRESENTATION
Singapore – The FINE city! NO SPITTING NO URINATING NO CHEWING GUM NO SMOKING NO LITTERING NO BIRD FEEDING … in public!  F...
Sentosa What a fish treat
Durian Before…. After…. The “Tribe”
SINGAPORE SCHOOLS’ VISITS JACK GARB AND SA TEAM
LEARNING  JOURNEYS  IN  SINGAPORE
TEMPERATURE  TESTING  FOR  H1N1
VISIT TO HUAMIN PRIMARY SCHOOL
Group work calculating area and perimeter Math Learners are actively involved in activity
Use of IWB and magnetic mind map in science
Average class size – 40 learners  Teachers are facilitators of teaching and learning And LOVE their job
Magnificent Art display in Huamin Primary school
All cultures are catered for in the school canteen. All cultures are catered for in the school canteen .
LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
THE ANGLO CHINESE SCHOOL - SINGAPORE
The values and mission  are  clearly visible throughout the school.
 
A Future School Canberra Primary School Singapore
Print rich environment
Engaging and enriching students through interactive walls.
Mathematics lessons using concrete, pictorial and abstract methodology
MP3 and MP4 Players used during lessons and for homework. Movie clips, experiments and information is loaded and used by s...
Creative learning in labs.  Comic Life for Windows  is used to create comic strips using student’s own photos to create st...
All teachers  are trained in  Digital Art Technology and  applications  can be used in  all lessons
Digital  Music  Room
Relaxation lesson after intense learning session.  Music is played and visualisation techniques are used to stimulate thou...
Retractable auditorium
Special Thank you <ul><li>Huamin Primary school </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo Chinese Primary School </li></ul><ul><li>Canberra ...
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Singapore ICP Conference 2009

  1. 1. International Confederation of Principals 9 th World Convention Suntec City, Singapore 6 th ~ 10 th July 2009 A Brief Overview Keynote Speakers School Visits
  2. 2. SINGAPORE
  3. 3. The logo is both emblematic of the national flower of Singapore – Vanda Miss Joachim, as well as one of the icons of Singapore – The Esplanade. It depicts ICP 2009 as a person leaping on a curve of learning that stretches like a ribbon. Many ribbons meet at a point, that signifies a sharing of different ideas from around the world for a common purpose. The logo reminds us that whilst we have many minds, we share one heartbeat. 9 th World Convention of the International Confederation of Principals Singapore 2009
  4. 5. OPENING ADDRESS BY PRIME MINISTER LEE HSIEN LOONG <ul><li>Education reform –Strong Ministry of education and establishing teachers’ careers as a meaningful one </li></ul><ul><li>“ Outcomes expected from education reform are not ONE mountain peak but a mountain RANGE” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Political leadership role is to shield the education system from politics” </li></ul>
  5. 6. A. Blair President ICP <ul><li>Encouraging change in education based on change in the world </li></ul><ul><li>(globalization, climate, recession, generation Y, communication) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Philosophy of classroom in one generation will be the philosophy of government in the next” A. Lincoln </li></ul><ul><li>“ There is nothing in a caterpillar that tells you its going to be a b u tt e r f l y ” </li></ul>
  6. 7. Sir Dexter Hutt   CEO Ninestiles Plus Under Dexter Hutt’s leadership Ninestiles School, a mixed comprehensive of 1500 students in Birmingham, progressed from being a failing school to being recognised as one of the UK’s most successful and innovative schools. From Sir Dexter lecture: “ Maintain your position with doubt” Bertrand Russell <ul><li>On Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Lead with a shared vision, then give freedom </li></ul><ul><li>Establish a team with a culture of mutual support </li></ul><ul><li>Lead a flexible organisation that holds out the promise of new opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Create a moral purpose in the learner’s interest </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge good performances in public and in private </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrate genuine concern for the personal life of teachers </li></ul><ul><li>“ To be a leader you need to lead” </li></ul>
  7. 8. Setting up 21 st century default setting <ul><li>The challenge for school leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Creating a culture in the organisation that accommodates change </li></ul><ul><li>Consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Awareness, Digital Literacy, Self-confidence, Creativity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support teachers with a team of web designers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grow student presentation skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Focus on reality based learning </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ We can’t manage creativity but we can manage for it” </li></ul>Start new strategy “ If it ain’t broken- don’t wait for it to be broken” The default settings to support implementation of new strategies to be changed frequently
  8. 9. “ The 21 st century marks the end of western dominance of world history but does not signify the end of the west. A model of multi-civilisation and a return to Asia is evident.” Professor  Kishore Mahbubani Kishore Mahbubani is Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (LKY SPP) of the National University of Singapore.  He was listed as one of the top 100 public intellectuals in the world by Foreign Policy and Prospect magazine in September 2005.
  9. 10. <ul><li>The First Paradox </li></ul><ul><li>Globalisation of western education led to end of western domination in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Created a modern world which encourages critical thinking and opens up possibilities </li></ul><ul><li>The Second Paradox </li></ul><ul><li>End of western domination of world history </li></ul><ul><li>Now changes must be made to curricula around the world to accept and understand other societies and cultures </li></ul><ul><li>The Third Paradox </li></ul><ul><li>Most successful societies were successful open societies </li></ul><ul><li>As the rest of the world becomes more open the west is closing its mind </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual arrogance has led to cultural arrogance </li></ul><ul><li>Now a revival of non-western cultures and civilisation </li></ul><ul><li>The western world could not cope with the changes </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestions: </li></ul><ul><li>Continue to globalise western education </li></ul><ul><li>modernise eastern world </li></ul><ul><li>include more non-western elements in curricula, </li></ul><ul><li>create awareness of other cultures </li></ul><ul><li>ensure transformation </li></ul><ul><li>consider global conditions </li></ul><ul><li>see the common good </li></ul>
  10. 11. CREATIVE ARTS PRESENTATION
  11. 12. Singapore – The FINE city! NO SPITTING NO URINATING NO CHEWING GUM NO SMOKING NO LITTERING NO BIRD FEEDING … in public! FINE $ 500
  12. 13. Sentosa What a fish treat
  13. 14. Durian Before…. After…. The “Tribe”
  14. 15. SINGAPORE SCHOOLS’ VISITS JACK GARB AND SA TEAM
  15. 16. LEARNING JOURNEYS IN SINGAPORE
  16. 17. TEMPERATURE TESTING FOR H1N1
  17. 18. VISIT TO HUAMIN PRIMARY SCHOOL
  18. 19. Group work calculating area and perimeter Math Learners are actively involved in activity
  19. 20. Use of IWB and magnetic mind map in science
  20. 21. Average class size – 40 learners Teachers are facilitators of teaching and learning And LOVE their job
  21. 22. Magnificent Art display in Huamin Primary school
  22. 23. All cultures are catered for in the school canteen. All cultures are catered for in the school canteen .
  23. 24. LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES
  24. 25. THE ANGLO CHINESE SCHOOL - SINGAPORE
  25. 26. The values and mission are clearly visible throughout the school.
  26. 28. A Future School Canberra Primary School Singapore
  27. 29. Print rich environment
  28. 30. Engaging and enriching students through interactive walls.
  29. 31. Mathematics lessons using concrete, pictorial and abstract methodology
  30. 32. MP3 and MP4 Players used during lessons and for homework. Movie clips, experiments and information is loaded and used by students for task completion. Lessons can be recorded and used for revision.
  31. 33. Creative learning in labs. Comic Life for Windows is used to create comic strips using student’s own photos to create stories
  32. 34. All teachers are trained in Digital Art Technology and applications can be used in all lessons
  33. 35. Digital Music Room
  34. 36. Relaxation lesson after intense learning session. Music is played and visualisation techniques are used to stimulate thoughts for next lesson.
  35. 37. Retractable auditorium
  36. 38. Special Thank you <ul><li>Huamin Primary school </li></ul><ul><li>Anglo Chinese Primary School </li></ul><ul><li>Canberra Primary school </li></ul><ul><li>ORT SA </li></ul><ul><li>Jack Garb – KDLJ </li></ul><ul><li>JADE Education </li></ul><ul><li>Des Hugo- St Mary’s School (For many of the slides and photos in this presentation ) </li></ul>

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