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ASCD events and activities 2017
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Singapore Literature Project

The Singapore Literature Project is intended to encourage a culture of reading, especially of Singapore literature, and creative thinking among students. The purpose of the programme is to encourage the reading of Singapore literature by students with their teachers and local authors. Active participation of the programme is made possible through reading of set texts, responding to the texts through activities, and participating in a dialogue-cum-workshop with the authors.

Below are photos from a recent workshop.

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Talk: An Introduction to Mindfulness in Education

Research has been shown to improve students' physical health, psychological well-being, social skills, academic performance, and more. In addition, studies have indicated that mindfulness may be effective for reducing stress and burnout in teachers and administrators as well.

In this one-hour talk "An Introduction to Mindfulness in Educaton", Dr Cheah Yin Mee will explain what mindfulness is all about. She will look into the history of minfulness and show how neuroscience research supports mindfulness practices. She will also look at how mindfulness practices can support SEL (social emotional learning) curriculum.

Date: Friday, 30 June 2017
Time: 3.30pm to 4.30pm (Registration starts at 3pm)
Venue: Lifelong Learning Institute, Training Room 1-1

Fees: Free for ASCD (Singapore) members. Non-members to pay $30 as membership fees.

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AGM 2017

Notice is hereby given that the 28th Annual General Meeting of Singapore ASCD will be held on 31 March 2017 at 5pm at Victoria Junior College. A/Professor Angelia Poon will be present to give a talk entitled "Urban Heritage and Singapore Literature".

Details of the AGM can be downloaded here. Please confirm your attendance by 20 March 2017. 

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Assessment Seminar and Workshops by Jan Chappuis (March 2017)

Singapore ASCD presents a series of assessment seminar and workshops by educator and author Jan Chappuis. All events will be held at Raffles Girls' School. Registration form can be downloaded here.

Date / Venue Activity Fee* Topic
13 Mar 2017
(8.30am3.30pm)
Assessment Seminar S$210.00 per person Keynote Address 1: Assessment in Support of Learning
Keynote Address 2: Assessment Practices That Create Self-Directed Learner
Keynote Address 3: Offering Effective Feedback
14-15 Mar 2017
(8.30am5pm)
Assessment Workshop 1 S$360.00 per person Two-Day Workshop: Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning
16 Mar 2017
(8.30am5pm)
Assessment Workshop 2 S$250.00 per person One-Day Workshop: Developing Classroom Assessment Literacy

* All Singapore ASCD members will have a 10% discount.

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