Curriculum Planning and Development Division

Is responsible for effecting a national curriculum that enables our young to lead purposeful lives. The national curriculum aims to build a strong foundation in our students, prepare them to be future ready, and inspire them to learn for life.

Mission

Effecting a National Curriculum that Enables Our Young to Lead Purposeful Lives.

Functions

SYLLABUS DESIGN & REVIEW

Design and review syllabuses and monitor their implementation.

TEACHING APPROACHES AND ASSESSMENT MODES

  • Promote teaching and learning approaches that are in line with curriculum intent.
  • Design assessment modes that support the desired learning outcomes.

PROGRAMMES

Design and oversee special curriculum programmes like the Humanities Scholarship and Programme, Language Elective Programmes, Gifted Education Programme and learning support programmes.

RESOURCES

  • Provide support through training of school personnel for syllabus and programme implementation.
  • Develop instructional materials and digital learning materials for the Singapore Student Learning Space.

LIBRARY SERVICES

Support the management and operation of school libraries.

LANGUAGE CENTRES

Supervise the Ministry of Education language centres and Umar Pulavar Tamil Language Centre.

CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Provide specialist advice and professional support to schools, other Divisions, Ministries and private publishers on matters related to the curriculum.