• Recognising Our Outstanding Educators and Celebrating NIE's Milestone

    Recognising Our Outstanding Educators and Celebrating NIE's Milestone

    At the virtual Teachers' Day Celebration and Award Ceremony on 3 Sep, seven outstanding educators and another six inspiring young educators received the 2020 President's Award for Teachers (PAT) from President Halimah Yacob and the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) from Minister Lawrence Wong respectively. The President also unveiled the Papilionanda NIE SG in commemoration of NIE's 70th anniversary. Our heartiest congratulations to the winners and NIE on its anniversary!

  • Enhancements to Career Schemes for School Staff to Achieve Better Student Outcomes

    Enhancements to Career Schemes for School Staff to Achieve Better Student Outcomes

    In his Teachers’ Day message, Minister for Education, Mr Lawrence Wong announced a series of enhancements to the career schemes of school staff to achieve better student outcomes. This includes enhancements to the Teaching Track, Allied Educator Scheme, and ICT Support Scheme.

  • Uplifting Quality of Special Education through Stronger Support for Teacher Development

    Uplifting Quality of Special Education through Stronger Support for Teacher Development

    Minister of State for Education Sun Xueling announced that MOE will be introducing a new initiative to strengthen SPED teachers’ competencies and expertise, called the “The SPED Teaching Profession: Journeys of Excellence” (or “The Journeys Package” in short), at a virtual SPED Teachers’ Day celebration on 2 Sep 2020. MOS Sun also honoured the outstanding contributions of SPED teachers by presenting them the Outstanding SPED Teacher Award, the Innovation Award and the MOE Masters Scholarship in Special Education.

  • The kindness of our teachers stay with us for life

    The kindness of our teachers stay with us for life

    Leave a message for that special teacher – or teachers – in your life. Your message will be tagged to an interactive map, which you can also explore and be inspired by stories of our educators!

  • 14 Pre-school Teachers Recognised at the 9th Mother Tongue Languages Symposium

    14 Pre-school Teachers Recognised at the 9th Mother Tongue Languages Symposium

    Minister for Education, Mr Lawrence Wong, launched the 9th Mother Tongue Languages Symposium (MTLS), which took the form of an e-MTLS, on Saturday, 29 August 2020. 14 dedicated pre-school teachers were recognised as recipients of the annual Outstanding Pre-school Mother Tongue Language Award – seven received the Outstanding Award and another seven received the Merit Award.


Features

First Person: Real issues, Virtual Classroom

Real issues, Virtual Classroom
Ms Theophilia Yong shares how her students plunged into the Amazon rainforest to learn about the causes and impact of deforestation and explored each others’ homes in a lesson on the Geography of housing. Talk about unusual classrooms!

First Person: Schools will never go back to “normal”

Schools will never go back to “normal”
Sounds ominous? Quite the contrary, says Mrs Peh Jing Er, Head of Department for ICT in Changkat Primary School. She believes that Blended Learning – a mix of online and in-person lessons – is here to stay for very good reasons. She explains why.

First Person: An Experiment in Blended Learning

An Experiment in Blended Learning
While online learning cannot replace the experience of being in a lab working on Science practicals, they can make students more effective when they are in the lab, says Mr Benjamin Pooi from Chua Chu Kang Secondary School. He shares his hypothesis and proof.

First Person: Rethinking CCAs during COVID-19

Rethinking CCAs during COVID-19
Do safe management measures mean no CCAs? No, says Ms Loh Yan Ping, Subject Head, PE and CCA at New Town Primary School. She shares how creativity won the day.

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