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ASCD events and activities 2006
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ASCD NEWS 2006

ASCD ACTIVITIES FOR MARCH 2006 – DECEMBER 2006

The period March – December 2006 has been a fruitful one for the Ninth Council. Here are some details of activities carried out during the period.

Customised workshops for schools and organisations

ASCD has actively provided the Ministry of Education with on-line professional development courses for teachers. These courses have been obtained from ASCD International. Council members also acted as resource persons to those with queries about the contents of these on-line resources. ASCD will provide secretarial and consultancy services to schools and organizations requesting for customised workshops and seminars for staff development of teachers or their staff members. One such workshop series is the Principles of Learning and Teaching (POLT) conducted by Dr Julianne Moss and trainers form the University of Melbourne. Another is a series on curriculum development by Dr Colin Marsh.

A programme of talks and workshops was successfully carried out during this period. The speakers included:

  • Dr Mary Ellen Freely, ASCD International President
  • Mr Andrew Wright
  • Dr Collin Marsh
  • Dr Julianne Moss & Trainers from University of Melbourne
  • Prof Rita Dunn

Strategic Planning Workshop

Margaret Murphy, Regional Director, Constituent Partnerships, ASCD International conducted the Strategic Planning workshop for council members on 13 September 2006.

SINGAPORE ASCD AWARDS

ASCD continues to support the National Institute of Education’s Diploma in Department Management (DDM) Programme in 2006. Two $300 book prizes were awarded to Chan Swee Yin Adeline and Lynette Ann Liew Ai Ping from the January 2006 and July 2006 intake respectively.

SINGAPORE ASCD PRIZE WINNERS

The Lucky Draw held at the AGM continues to be a popular feature. The top three prizes of ASCD publications are worth US$300, US$200 and US$100 respectively. The other three consolation prizes are ASCD publications worth US$50 each.

The winners of the top three prizes at this year’s AGM were:

  1. Mrs Saraspathy Menon (US$300)
  2. Mrs Kamala Thiagarajan (US$200)
  3. Ms Dianne Ng (US$100)

The winners of the consolation prizes were:

  1. Dr Margit Wass
  2. Miss Chong Hoi Neng
  3. Mr Leuar Boon Char
 


 


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