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NE / VIA / TIE

 

Vision

To develop a gracious people who are able to relate to and care for the community and country.

Goals

To help students develop and demonstrate character and citizenship attributes through serving the school, community and nation.

NE/VIA Framework


 

Values-In-Action

National Education

Level

Student-Initiated
(Class-Based)

School-Based

1

Self-Mastery

(Theme: Environment)

Lion’s Club Flag Day

Core NE Days*:

  • Total Defence Day
  • International Friendship Day
  • Racial Harmony Day
  • National Day


*Even year – Secondary 2
Odd year – Event will be anchored by whole school

2

Relationship Mastery

(Theme: Singapore Kindness Movement)

Nanyang Community National Day Observance Ceremony*

3

Leadership
(Theme: Trip for International Experience)

Lion’s Club Flag Day

4/5

Pursuing Excellence

(Theme: Care for School, Community and Nation)

Tzu-Chi “Seeds of Hope” Recycling Project

National Day Observance Ceremony

 
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Student Counsellors having a good time together 
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The Nanyang Community all ready to celebrate
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Beautiful Smiles
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Juying Secondary School once again celebrated National Day Observance Ceremony with Nanyang CC to celebrate the Nation's Birthday. The memorable event packed with spectacular performances by various primary schools and Nanyang Community interest groups celebrated the diversity and uniqueness of our community. 

Catch all the actions of this event at this link.


Fly Our Flag Campaign


Juying Secondary School has consistently partnered with Nanyang CC on numerous occasions to celebrate community events like National Day celebrations. 

Prior to this event, there was a group of students who went for the where they sold state flags to residents at Yunnan Estate as part of the National Day Event organised by Nanyang CC. This event was indeed a beautiful demonstrated how Juying Secondary School contributed back to the community with graciousness.

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VIA


Tzu Chi Recycling Project


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The Secondary 4 and 5 participated in Tzu Chi’s recycling event as part of their VIA project. The funds obtained through the sale of the recycled materials were regenerated back to the Seed of Hope programme.   

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Balloon Sculpting

Sec 3 R3IGHT Camp (VIA/TIE Trip)

 

This year, Juying Secondary changed the focus of our Sec 3 VIA/TIE trips to increase the level of student ownership and involvement in the VIA/TIE process, so as to better achieve the objectives of the VIA/TIE trips: During the June/October holidays, our Secondary Twos and Threes were involved in the Trips for International Experience (TIE) in various countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand.

The objectives of the trip are to develop our students in the 21st century competencies of global awareness and cross-cultural skills. Through their experience in serving the needs of children in orphanages and schools and also tackling environmental issues such as water pollution, our students have definitely grown in their self-confidence and self-directedness as well as developed into more concerned global citizens and active contributors to handle social issues around them.

... Objectives of VIA TIE Trip

1.    Develop in our students the 21st Century Competencies of global awareness and cross-cultural skills and sensitivities;

2.    Expose students to Asia, especially South East Asia, and sensitise them to Singapore’s place in the world; and

3.    Deepen students’ commitment and rootedness to Singapore.

 To plan for the trip, our Sec 3 students went through the following steps:

PROCESSES

Stage 1

·      Identified a social issue that they wanted to learn more about.

Stage 2

·      Conducted online research on how that issue is being tackled in Singapore.

·      Selected a country that has done well in tackling that issue to visit and learn from.

Stage 3

·      Crafted their desired learning outcomes from their VIA/TIE trip.

Stage 4

·      Worked with their form teachers to plan the trip itinerary and select the trip vendor.

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Building a well in Bintan.
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Helping a school in Bintan
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Restoring the external facade of a school
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Hanging out with children at an orphanage
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Following their VIA/TIE trip, the Sec 3 classes all shared with the school what they had experienced and learnt during their trip. Feedback from the students, the teachers, and even the staff of the places visited by the students during their VIA/TIE trips, was very positive. Students shared that they had benefited from the programme tremendously.

As a follow-up to the VIA/TIE trip and to give the students an opportunity to further develop themselves and apply what they have learnt, the Sec 3 classes will be planning their own VIA activity to tackle the social issue they had chosen, but in Singapore’s context. 

Through this programme, our students have definitely grown in their self-confidence and self-directedness, as well as developed into more concerned global citizens and active contributors to tackling social issues around them.  

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1. 3T1 VIA Trip to Hatyai, Thailand.jpgSec 3T1 on their VIA trip to Hatyai, Thailand