Inquiry-based Learning and Beyond... (for Preschool Teachers)
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 Inquiry-based Learning and Beyond... (for Preschool Teachers)

 

Workshop Synopsis:
Children are by nature curious of their surrounding and its happenings. Inquiry-based approach (learning and teaching) will provide them with a tool to explore their curiosity and confirm their discoveries.

Through various explorations, children will be able to develop their learnings in line with that of scientists, technologists, engineers, mathematicians and more.

Learning Outcomes:
At the end of the workshop, participants would have a better understanding of ...

  • What is Inquiry-based Learning;
  • How Inquiry-based Learning would impact the learning development of a child;
  • Possible age-appropriated activities that could be conducted for pre-schoolers (K1 /K2) to prepare them for the future.

 

 

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: 3 July 2020 Friday
Venue: To Be Advised
Duration: 1 full day (9.30am to 4.30pm)
Closing date: 29 May 2020 Friday

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Workshop Fee:
S$120.00 per participant. Fees are subject to GST and include all training materials, lunch and tea-break.

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.