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CONCERNS National Economic Development Foster Social Cohesion RSA Animate-Changing Education Paradigms Importance of Education in Singapore ICT MASTERPLANS 1985 2008 2003 1997 1998 2004 2005 2009 21st Century Competencies Thinking School, Learning Nation ICT Masterplan 1 ICT Masterplan 2 ICT Masterplan 3 (TLLM) TEACH LESS,
LEARN MORE DESIRED OUTCOMES OF EDUCATION INNOVATION & ENTERPRISE DESIRED OUTCOMES OF EDUCATION [REVISED] Singapore Intellectual Society Shift from being an industrialize Nation to globalized and knowledge driven society Increase economic and national competitiveness Raise citizens' standard of living Better adaptability to changes and challenges (eg. Unemployement Develop upright citizens who contribute back to the nation Bonded Nation As a Nation As an Individual Intellectual Person Improved working conditions, shifting from long hours of labour to shorter hours of brain work Higher income Higher standard of living, more comfortable life More choices of jobs, higher chance of getting employed Proper moral values, worthy member of the society Love for nation AIMS Rozaimi Abdul Rahim
Sazali Othman - To touch the hearts and engage the mind of our learners
- It Involves with the CORE OF EDUCATION
concerns and factors that contribute to making the policies and initiatives?
are the policies and initiatives?
does it affect the Singapore Education System?
is it being implemented?
is it important? ACTIVITY 1 ACTIVITY 2 ACTIVITY 3
http://www.moma.org http://www.sfskids.org Discussion:
As an Art/Music educator, will you use ICT in your lesson? If yes, how will it benefit the students?
Do you think ICT is a meaningful way of learning? Why? interactive media TIME LINE
KEY POLICIES and INITIATIVES TEACH LESS, LEARN MORE
(TLLM) Article Reading MOE initiatives to cultivate knowledge workers REFERENCES Tan, J., & Ng, P. T. (2008). Thinking Schools, Learning Nation: Contemporary Issues and Challenges. Singapore: Prentice Hall.
Tan, J., & Ng, P. T. (2005). Shaping Singapore's Future: Thinking Schools, Learning Nation. Singapore: Prentice Hall.
Chai, C. S. & Wang, Q. (2010). ICT: For Self-Directed and Collaborative Learning. Singapore: Prentice Hall. What? How? WHY? WHEN? QUANTITY TO QUALITY Classroom interaction Opportunities for Expression Life Long Skill Building Of Character Through Innovative & effective teaching approaches and Strategies Repetitive tests Following Prescribed answers MORE LESS WHY?
“… is about teaching better - to engage our learners and prepare them for life - rather than teaching more for tests and examinations.” WHAT? Tan,2007,IS TEACH LESS, LEARN MORE A QUANTITATIVE OR QUALITATIVE IDEA? http://conference.nie.edu.sg/2007/paper/papers/CUL249.pdf MOE,2009,TEACH LESS,LEARN MORE ABILITY-DRIVEN
EDUCATION Students could not cope with the challenges:
- School works
- School Syllabus To promotes the mindsets that we want to see in our students, teachers, schools and leaders. HOW?? TSLN JOURNEY The Relationship To improve the quality of interaction between teacher and students 3 Phases of education survival efficiency ability driven WHAT is ADE? a confident person a self-directed learner an active contributor a concerned citizen Thinking Point To tackle the challenges of this new economy through the maximal development of talents, abilities and life-long learning. What do these policy initiatives means for YOU as a begining Art/Music teacher?
What kind of skills or abilities will YOU need? Ability Driven Education A process of self-directed discovery
personal emancipation How Education Should be? Diversion, Critical and Lateral Thinking Factors That affect policy making and initiatives taken AIMS ensure that all Singaporeans receive the basic level of education to equip them with skills needed in the workforce identify and develop varying strengths of
each student to enable them to take advantage
of the future economy $ $ $ $ $ $ create a flexible education system which
allows every student to achieve success
through multiple pathways. Diversify Talent Intellect Sports Arts Community endeavours Mass Customisation to cater to groups of student with similar needs and abilities PROS CONS 2 Groups 2 Groups You are given 10 mins to Read on the articles and also to discuss and identify the Pros/Cons of the education policies you have read in the Articles given.
Discuss among your group. WHAT TO DO? PROS CONS 1st ICT Masterplan (mp1:1997-2002)
laying foundation of setting up basic infrastructure
enhance teaching and learning Cultivate knowledge workers who can drive a knowledge based economy. OBJECTIVES Achievement
6:1 - Primary School
5:1 - Secondary School and Junior Colleges
Basic ICT competencies - Microsoft Office tools
- other educational software 2nd ICT Masterplan (mp2:2003-2008)
giving school and teachers ownership of ICT masterplan implementation
shift from teacher-centered to student-centered
students to be engaged in teams to collaboratively solve problems Achievement
5:1 - Primary School
4:1 - Secondary School and Junior Colleges
80% of schools met outcomes
15% exceeded mp2 outcomes
teachers were proficient in the use of basic tools SELF DIRECTED LEARNING COLLABORATIVE LEARNING LEARNING -More space and time for them to explore and discover their talents -Teachers able to Think, reflect and help the students to produce a better quality results -Teachers, use new media such as cartoons to explain concepts and spur discussion among students -Encourages them to be more innovative -Mainly assessed by written examinations -More Tuition, enrichment classes -Lesser examinations may reduce the pressure, but examinations standards are more dificult for the students ICT in Curriculum Cyberwellness Professional Development Research and Development ICT Infrastructure for Learning PROS PROS 3rd ICT Masterplan (mp3:2009-2014)