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Workshop Timeline 2011 to 2018

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS: A TIMELINE


Over a short span of 8 years, from 2011 to 2018, a total of 24 customised workshops have been planned and conducted for various educational institutions, in and out of Singapore.  These workshops have provided invaluable opportunities for shared understanding and learning on the theory-practice nexus and job-embedded learning among the participants.

        Amongst these, the hottest workshop is “Concept-based Curriculum Design and Instruction”, which focuses on 

        how educators could equip their students with 21st Century competencies and become future-ready…..

        better thinkers and problem-solvers. 


No

Date/Time

Workshop Title

(Names of Workshop Facilitators)

Institution

(No of Participants)

1.                  

   25 July – 29 July 2011

0900 – 1700 hrs

“Teach Less, Learn More”

       (Lee Yim Ping, Mary George and Lucille Yap)

Faculty of Education,   Burapha University,  Bangkok, Thailand.

    

2.                     

8 March 2012

0900 – 1700 hrs

“Train the Trainer” Workshop Thinking like an Assessor: Design of Formative Assessment

(Lucille Yap and Ganesh Issardas)

Raffles Girls School

3.                     

   19/20 July 2012

1430 – 1730 hrs

Design of Performance Tasks for the Humanities

(Mary George Cheriyan)

CHIJ Katong Convent

4.                     

 28 June 2013

0900 – 1300 hrs

Assessment Literacy:  Role of (In)formative Assessment in 21st Century Education

(Choo Li Lin, Ganesh Issardas, Kwek Meek Lin, Pang Teng Lin, Yang Kian Hong and Lucille Yap)

  Dunman Secondary School

5.                     

  13 March 2014

0830 – 1200 hrs

Critical Thinking: The Heart of Teaching and Learning

(Application of the Elements of Reasoning to the Teaching of the Tamil Language)

                 (Lucille Yap and  Uthaman)

     Umar Pulavar Tamil    

  Language Centre

      

6.                     

24 March-

12 September

Consultancy for the GROW Sessions

(Jarina Peer)

           Qifa Primary

7.                     

6 June 2014

0900 – 1500 hrs

Assessment Literacy:  Role of (In)formative Assessment in 21st Century Education

(Lucille Yap, Ganesh Issardas and Yang Kian Hong)

Anderson Secondary School

8.                     

25 June 2014

 0800 – 1230 hrs

Concept-based Curriculum Design and Instruction

     (Mary George, Lucille Yap and Leong Hui Ling)

Pierce Secondary School


9.                     

26 June 2014

0830 – 1300 hrs

Critical Thinking: The Heart of Teaching and Learning

(Lucille Yap and Yang Kian Hong)

Henderson Secondary  School

      

10.                 

 8 May 2015

  1400 – 1700 hrs

Assessment Literacy:  Role of (In)formative Assessment in Mathematics

(Lucille Yap. Sharon Tan and Zhao Xu Ying)

Maha Bodhi School

11.                 

20 May 2015

  1430 – 1730 hrs

Reflective Practice: Exploring Our Own Classroom Practice

      (Lucille Yap. Masturah Abdul Aziz, Tan Yen Chuan, and Azahar Noor)

Corporation Primary

School

No

Date/Time

Workshop Title

(Names of Workshop Facilitators)

Institution

(No of Participants)

12.               

13 July 2015

1430 – 1730 hrs

Design of Performance Tasks

(Mary George)

Pasir Ris Crest

Secondary

(18 participants)

13.                     

23 March.

26 April and

2 August 2016

1400 – 1700 hrs

S7 Cluster Professional Development Workshop Growing Teacher Leadership

(Mary George, Lucille Yap, Kwek Meek Lin,

Tan Kum Chee)

Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School

(13 LTs and STs

from S7 Cluster Schools)

14.                     

2 26 August and

23 September

2016

1400 – 1700 hrs

Concept-based Curriculum Design

and Instruction (Parts 1 & 2)

(Mary George, Lucille Yap, Kwek Meek Lin,

Tan Kum Chee and Leong Hui Ling)

Kuo Chuan

Presbyterian Secondary

School

(25 participants)

15.                     

13 Oct 2016

0900 – 1230 hrs

Evolving A Gifted Education Landscape:

The RGS Experience

(Mary George and Azahar)

EDUCA 2016

(9th Annual Congress for Teacher Professional Development, 12-14 Oct, Bangkok, Thailand)

16.                     

31 March 2017

1400 – 1700 hrs

Concept-based Curriculum Design

and Instruction (Part 3)

(Lucille Yap, Kwek Meek Lin, Tan Kum Chee

and  Azahar)

Kuo Chuan

Presbyterian Secondary

School

(25 participants)

17.                     

28 July 2017

1400 – 1700 hrs

South Zone Networked Learning Community (English Language)

By  Tan Kum Chee

South Zone@RGSS

18.                     

15 November

2017                        0830 – 1200 hrs

Growing Teacher Leadership: Concept-based Learning

(Lucille Yap and  Azahar)

Yishun Town Secondary

School @RGSS

19.                     

17 November

2017

1000 – 1700 hrs

Concept-based Curriculum Design

and Instruction

(Mary George, Lucille Yap, Kwek Meek Lin,

Tan Kum Chee , Azahar and Leong Hui Ling)

Kuo Chuan

Presbyterian Secondary

School

20.                     

28 May

2018

0820 – 1120 hrs

Growing Success

(Giving Feedback)

(Lucille Yap, Azahar and Aliah)

Victoria School

21.                  

20 June

2018

0830 – 1130 hrs

Growing Success

(Giving Feedback)

(Lucille Yap, Azahar )

Changkat Changi             Secondary School

22.                  

14 August

2018

1430 – 1730 hrs

Concept-based Teaching in Mathematics: The Design

(Chew Meek Lin)

Kuo Chuan Presbyterian Secondary School (Maths Dept)

23.                  

18 October 2018

0900 – 1500 hrs

“Developing Professional Learning Space In School”

 (Mary George and Tan Yen Chuan)

EDUCA 2018

24.                  

5 November 2018

0830 – 1130 hrs

Concept-based Curriculum and instruction

(Lucille, Azahar and Yen Chuan)

Yishun Town Secondary

School