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  1. SECONDARY TWO STREAMING TALK Sec 2 Exp & NA 19 April 2013, 6.30-8.30pm

  2. Mr Seet Tiat Hee Principal Ms Jennifer Wong Vice-Principal Mr Steve Ow Vice-Principal Introduction of School Leaders

  3. MdmMaslinni HOD/MT Mr Michael Low HOD/EL Mr Lee Hon Yen HOD/Science MdmNorhafiani HOD/Maths Introduction of Heads of Department

  4. Mr Dan Koh HOD/PE & CCA MrKaramjeet HOD/NT Mr Ong HokBeng HOD/C&T Mrs Amy Yeo HOD/PCCG Introduction of Heads of Department

  5. Mr Kelvin Teo Covering HOD/Student Dev Ms Christina Ng SH/Aesthetics Mr Tan Meng Hwee Covering HOD/ICT Ms Nurul Covering HOD/Humanities Introduction of Heads of Department

  6. 2E1 Mr Gerard Nonis Mrs Katherine Leong Introduction of Form Teachers

  7. 2A2 2A1 Mr Chong Kai Qin Mdm Alyssa Chen Introduction of Form Teachers

  8. Mdm Norliza Mdm Chang Wei Yi Introduction of School Counsellors

  9. MdmRozana Introduction of Sec 2 Year Head

  10. Different Pathways Secondary 3 Subject Options Support from parents Briefing by Dept HOD Objectives

  11. Different Pathways

  12. Key Messages Singapore’s education system is broad-based to ensure holistic developmentbut yet flexible and diverseto meet the needs of everyone Findthe best fit education pathway to suityour needs, abilities and learning styles There are multiple pathways to success

  13. JC or Millennia Institute (A-Level) Polytechnic (diploma) NAFA or LaSalle (unique arts prog) ITE (Higher Nitec) Possibility of entering Poly if he/she does well enough Different Pathways

  14. Polytechnic (diploma) O Level @ Sec 5NA 1-year Poly Foundation Program 2-year Higher Niteccourse at ITE which leads to the Poly (DES-to-Poly) (NORMAL ACADEMIC) Different Pathways

  15. Junior Colleges (JCs) & Millennia Institute • Prepares students for ‘A’ levels and tertiary education Length of study: JCs – 2 years MI – 3 years

  16. Entry into JC or MI 2 possible ways O-Level results meet the school’s cut-off point Direct School Admission (DSA-JC) - JCs recognise special talents and aptitudes through discretionary admission To enter a JC: L1R5 must be <= 20 To enter MI: L1R4 must be <= 20

  17. MI Admission Requirements Typical L1R4 calculation = English + 2 (Combined Humanities/Science/Math ) + 2 Best subjects including CCA Your CCA grade could be considered if you are enrolling into Millenia Institute.

  18. 2012 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) L1R5 Aggregate Scores (With Bonus Points) of Students Admitted To Junior Colleges

  19. 2012 Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) L1R5 Aggregate Scores (With Bonus Points) of Students Admitted To Junior Colleges

  20. Sources of Bonus Points to offset L1R5 or L1R4 CCA Grades Affiliation to the school Pass in English and Higher Mother Tongue Pass in a 3rdLanguage Students who apply for and are accepted into CLEP and MLEP

  21. Polytechnics

  22. Polytechnics Courses are market driven and career oriented Students graduate with a Diploma Ready to enter the workforce

  23. Entry into Poly 4 possible ways Using O-Level results – Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) Through the Joint Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE) Through the Direct Polytechnic Admission (DPA) Exercise Using N-level results- Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP)

  24. Entry into Poly Using O-Level results – Joint Admissions Exercise (JAE) • ELR2B2 is used for admissions into the Polytechnics. • English Language • 2 RELEVANT subjects for the course applied for • 2 other best subjects Students must also qualify for the Min Entry Requirements for the course they want to pursue

  25. Entry into Poly Through the Direct Polytechnic Admission (DPA) Exercise Benefits of DPA? Confirm a place in a particular course before yourO-level examination.

  26. Entry into Poly Through the Direct Polytechnic Admission (DPA) Exercise Who should apply: Individuals who have an interest and aptitude for polytechnic education e.g. “I am good at filming and video production. HenceI want to apply to Media Studies.”

  27. DPA Application Process and Timeline (2012’s dates have been provided as a reference) Application (8-10 July 2012) Students can apply for DSA (max 3 courses) via www.polytechnic.edu.sg 2. Selection & Interviews (12 July – 13 Aug 2012) Interviews will be conducted for the shortlisted DPA applicants 3. Offer and Acceptance (17-23 Aug 2012) Offers will be made to successful applications

  28. DPA Application Process and Timeline (2012’s dates have been provided as a reference) 4. Withdrawal (by 5 October 2012) If a student would like to withdraw from the DPA Exercise 2012 to participate in JAE and JPSAE, he must submit his withdrawal before the deadline. 5. Jumpstart your life in 8 weeks of Fun! (*February – April 2013) Polytechnic Preparatory Program (PPP) * Date are subject to changes

  29. Entry into Poly Through the Joint Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE) Requirements: Demonstration of strong passion and/or aptitude for a particular course Outstanding talents/achievements in leadership, community service, entrepreneurship, sports, artistic and creative areas

  30. Entry into Poly Through the Joint Polytechnic Special Admissions Exercise (JPSAE) Who should apply: Students with special aptitude and talents,strong CCA records or who are outstanding in sports or community service contribution Application: afterthe release of the O-level results.

  31. Polytechnic (diploma) O Level @ Sec 5NA 1-year Poly Foundation Program 2-year Higher Niteccourse at ITE which leads to the Poly (DES-to-Poly) (NORMAL ACADEMIC) Different Pathways

  32. Entry into Poly Using N(A) level results- Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) What is PFP? One year practice-oriented curriculum to prepare polytechnic-bound N(A) students for entry into diploma courses.

  33. Entry into Poly Using N(A) level results- Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) Who should apply: Students who are amongst the top 10% of the Sec 4NA cohort and who wish to enter Polytechnic Application: Eligible N(A) students will be invited to apply for the Polytechnic Diploma courses of their choice afterthe release of their N-Level results

  34. Entry into Poly Using N(A) level results- Polytechnic Foundation Programme (PFP) To qualify: ELMAB3 <= 11 at N-level (excluding CCA bonus points), AND EL<= 3 AND MA <= 3

  35. Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT) The SIT was set up primarily to enable Poly graduates to upgrade themselves and obtain an university degree.

  36. JCs/MI vs Polytechnic Questions for students to consider when making a decision

  37. JCs/MI vs Polytechnic – Questions for students to consider Would you prefer to delve deeper into academia(e.g. Math, Science, Humanities) or do you prefer learning that is tied to specific industries and work-ready qualification?

  38. JCs/MI vs Polytechnic – Questions for students to consider • Would you prefer sitting for a summative examination (JC) or would you thrive better in a modular assessment setting (Poly)? • 3. Are you considering working before pursing further qualifications?

  39. JCs/MI vs Polytechnic – Questions for students to consider Do you have a specific job which you are interested in? Are you more of a conceptual learner or do you prefer a more hands-on learningenvironment?

  40. Institute of Technical Education (ITE)

  41. JC or Millennia Institute (A-Level) Polytechnic (diploma) NAFA or LaSalle (unique arts prog) ITE (Higher Nitec) Possibility of entering Poly if he/she does well enough Different Pathways

  42. Polytechnic (diploma) O Level @ Sec 5NA 1-year Poly Foundation Program 2-year Higher Niteccourse at ITE which leads to the Poly (DES-to-Poly) (NORMAL ACADEMIC) Different Pathways

  43. Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Numerous partnerships with key industry players Courses that meet economic and global demands Preparing you for a promising career

  44. Institute of Technical Education (ITE) For students with an aptitude for hands-on learning

  45. Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Higher National ITE Certification (Higher NITEC) National ITE Certification (NITEC)

  46. Institute of Technical Education (ITE) Some factors for consideration... When selecting Nitec courses, check to see if there are relevant Higher Nitec courses to progress to.

  47. Entry into ITE 3 possible ways After taking the N-level examinations – Enrol in a NITEC course After taking the O- level examinations – Enrol in a Higher NITEC course After doing well for the N(A)level examinations – Opt for the Direct Entry Scheme (DES) to Polytechnic Programme