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2011 Meet the Parents Session - 1NT (Year-End)

2011 Meet the Parents Session - 1NT (Year-End)
27th October 2011

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2011 Meet the Parents Session - 1NT (Year-End)

  1. 1. Secondary 1 Normal Technical Meet The Parents Session
  2. 2. End of Year Meet The Parents Session <ul><li>MOE Broad Directions </li></ul><ul><li>Review of Sec 1 Programmes </li></ul><ul><li>Secondary 1NT Academic Performance </li></ul><ul><li>To create awareness of progression </li></ul><ul><li>To share on requirements for ITE courses </li></ul><ul><li>EL Syllabus Review </li></ul><ul><li>Use of ICT for Teaching & Learning </li></ul><ul><li>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. Review of Sec 1 Programmes <ul><li>Orientation Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Investiture </li></ul><ul><li>Student Leadership Training </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Week </li></ul><ul><li>iPW </li></ul>
  7. 7. Review of Sec 1 Programmes <ul><li>Orientation Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Investiture </li></ul><ul><li>Student Leadership Training </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Week </li></ul><ul><li>iPW </li></ul>
  8. 8. Orientation Camp
  9. 9. Orientation Camp
  10. 10. Orientation Camp
  11. 11. Orientation Camp
  12. 12. CCA Exhibition
  13. 13. CCA Exhibition
  14. 14. Student Leadership Training
  15. 15. Student Leadership Training
  16. 16. End of Year Meet The Parents Session <ul><li>Secondary 1 NT </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Performance </li></ul>
  17. 17. Sec 1 Normal Technical (Overall Percentage Passes)
  18. 18. Sec 1 Normal Technical (Overall Percentage Passes)
  19. 19. Sec 1 Normal Technical (Overall Percentage Passes)
  20. 20. Sec 1 Normal Technical (Overall Performance)
  21. 21. Sec 1 Normal Technical (Overall Performance)
  22. 22. Sec 1 Normal Technical (Overall Performance)
  23. 23. Meet the Parents Session <ul><li>To create awareness of progression and to harness support from parents to work hand-in-hand with school </li></ul>
  24. 24. Requirements for Admission to Post-secondary Education – Institute of Technical Education
  25. 25. Progression Opportunities
  26. 26. 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>
  27. 27. 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
  28. 28. Jan 2010 Joint Intake Exercise – Indicative Cut-off Points * Based on Best 4 GCE ‘N‘ subjects 16 Nitec in Electronics [ITE College Central] 10 Nitec in Nursing [ITE College East] 9 Nitec in Service Skills (Office) [ITE College East] 8 Nitec in Applied Food Science [ITE College East] 6 Nitec in Aerospace Avionics [ITE College Central] Cut-Off Points* Nitec Course
  29. 29. Full Time NITEC Courses – Synopsis and Career Prospects <ul><li>ITE website : </li></ul><ul><li> </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>
  30. 30. 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>
  31. 31. 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>
  32. 32. End of Year Meet The Parents Session <ul><li>EL Syllabus Review </li></ul>
  33. 35. GCE NT Level <ul><li>The changes in the NT exam format are highlighted in pink . </li></ul><ul><li>Similarly, there will be greater emphasis placed on the use of visual stimulus , spoken language and knowledge of grammar in the various exam items. </li></ul>
  34. 36. New Examination Format (starting in 2013) Affecting Current Sec 1NT~3NT 1195 English Language NT Level (2013) PAPER 1 : Writing - 60 marks / 30% - 1h 15 min Section A – Functional Tasks (30m) Part 1: Form Filling (10m) Part 2: Functional Writing (2om) – Based on a common context & 80-word task Section B – Guided Writing (30m) – Visual Stimulus as aid for task PAPER 2: Language Use & Comprehension - 80 marks / 40% - 1h 20min Section A – Language Use (40m) Part 1: Editing (10m) Part 2: Language in Spoken Context (10m) – Complete a transcript of a spoken text with options Part 3: Modified Cloze 1 (10m) – testing vocabulary with options Part4: Modified Cloze 2 (10m) – testing knowledge of grammar Section B – Reading Comprehension (40m) Part 5: Comprehension 1 (10m) – one text instead of 4 texts Part 6: Comprehension 2 (30m) – visuals provided PAPER 3: Listening – 20 marks / 10% - 45min – not only MCQs, reduced weighting PAPER 4: Oral Communication – 40 marks / 25% -20min Part 1: Reading Aloud – Read aloud a short text (15m) Part 2: Spoken Interaction – Discuss on a topic based on a visual stimulus (25m)
  35. 37. End of Year Meet The Parents Session <ul><li>Use of ICT for Teaching & Learning </li></ul>
  36. 38. 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>
  37. 39. 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.
  38. 40. 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
  39. 41. End of Year Meet The Parents Session <ul><li>Programmes for 2012 </li></ul>
  40. 42. Programmes for 2012 <ul><li>Sec 2 Overseas Camp </li></ul><ul><li>Student Leadership Training </li></ul><ul><li>E-Learning Week </li></ul><ul><li>iPW </li></ul><ul><li>Sec 2 Streaming </li></ul>
  41. 43. Thank you

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2011 Meet the Parents Session - 1NT (Year-End) 27th October 2011


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