Inquiry-based Learning and Teaching (Primary School)
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 Inquiry-based Learning and Teaching (Primary School)


 Workshop Description

The main intent of conducting inquiry-based lessons is to inspire students to be curious, motivated and keen self-learners. Thus, the workshop will focus on

  • what is inquiry-based learning and its benefits;
  • inquiry-based teaching via hands-on activities and asking the right questions;
  • planning of inquiry-based lessons to enable students to understand better the content of the lessons / topics they are working on.


What Participants Say...

  • Realise the importance of questioning teachers use & stimulate thinking.
  • Provided creative ideas to initiate/arouse students' thinking/questioning process.
  • Presenter has a wealth of experience to share (knowledgeable) and offered a concise and practical presentation which was inspiring too.
  • Good for Beginning Teachers who want to kick off inquiry lessons. Good for teachers who wants to learn examples of right questions.
  • Presenter was enlightening and encouraging. Thank you for sharing your experience.
  • Will be a great introduction to teachers new to this approach to learning.
  • This workshop is effective in illustrating to us how to guide pupils to be engaged in deep thinking so as to draw out their knowledge to help them construct their own understanding.


About Ms Brenda Yeow

Brenda Yeow photoMs Brenda Yeow has contributed 43 years to education service before retiring in Jan 2006. She has served in various positions starting from a classroom teacher, to science textbook/curriculum developer in the Curriculum Development Institution of Singapore, to vice principal, principal and school inspector. During the last 20 years of her service she has served in various committees in the MOE and conducted various workshops for school leaders and teachers. After retirement, she still renders part-time service to MOE in various projects. Brenda also has a 3-year experience as a Quality Advocate in the pre-school fraternity. She was also a Resource Development Specialist in Science Centre Singapore from September 2014 to June 2019, developing science resource kits and conducting Inquiry-based Learning workshops for primary and preschool educators. Besides being a leader within the schools and Ministry of Education, Brenda has contributed to the development of science education at national and international levels – organized science festivals/fairs/activities for students from primary school to junior college levels. She also conducts workshops for teachers and presented papers at conferences. Miss Yeow is currently an Educational Consultant with the Principals Academy and she conducts training for both preschool and primary school educators.


Registration Details

Trainer: Ms Brenda Yeow
Date: To Be Advised
Venue: To Be Advised
Duration: 1 full day (9am to 5pm) or 2 half days (2.30pm to 5.30pm)

Workshop Fee:
S$250.00 per participant. Fees are subject to GST and include all training materials and tea breaks.

Other Information:
Registration is on a first-come-first serve basis. No refunds will be made for cancellations or in the case of absentees. The Academy accepts replacements for registered participants who are unable to attend for whatever reasons.

School/Cluster Based Workshop Registration
If your school or cluster is keen to conduct this as an in-house programme, please contact Joseph Loy by email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or tel: 6363 0330 on the cost of conducting the workshop.

Registration is closed