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Dates Of NE Commemorative Days In Schools

4 Jun 14
S'pore Power LJ Contact Person
Please take note of the new contacts for S'pore power Learning Journey. more
3 Jun 14
Changi Airport Group LJ Contact Person
Please take note of the new contacts for CAG Learning Journey. more
28 Apr 14
National Environment Agency LJ Contact Person
Please take note of the new contacts for NEA Learning Journey. more
5 Mar 14
AICare Hub Learning Journeys
A visit to AICare Hub by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) will give students an opportunity to find out more about caregiving for the elderly. AICare Hub - Caregiving Experiential Learning Journey is now open for booking. more
15 Feb 14
Total Defence Day 2014
Schools commemorate Total Defence Day on 15 February annually to mark Singapore's fall to the Japanese in 1942. This year, schools will commemorate TDD on Friday 14 Feb.  The theme for TDD 2014 is Because You Played A Part.  As 2014 marks 30 years of TD, the theme for TDD 2014 reaffirms the role and contributions of all Singaporeans united through common TD experiences.
2 Jan 14
Launch of New CCE Curriculum in 2014
The new CCE curriculum was launched on 2 January 2014 by Education Minister Heng Swee Keat at Rivervale Primary School. New textbooks and instructional materials for Primary 1 and 2 will be implemented this year. The textbooks and instructional materials for Primary 3 to 6 will be implemented from 2015. A key feature of these textbooks is ‘Family Time’, which suggests activities to provide opportunities for parents to bond with their children.

The new CCE curriculum for Secondary 1 to 5 will also be implemented in 2014. Instructional materials are available for teachers via the teachers’ online platform, OPAL.

25 Sep 13
Student-Centric, Values-Driven Education: A Broad and Deep Foundation for a Lifelong Journey
Keynote Address by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education, at the Ministry of Education Work Plan Seminar 2013, on Wednesday, 25 September 2013 at 9.15am at Ngee Ann Polytechnic Convention Centre.
Read the keynote address more
24 Aug 13
Youth Volunteers Can Make A Difference Too
At the Young Leaders' Forum on 24 August, youth leaders and members of nine uniformed youth organisations met to discuss how they could do their part to create a better futurer. more
14 Feb 14
Total Defence Day
30 Years of Total Defence:
Because You Played a Part
For more information, check
4 Apr 14
International Friendship Day
Stories We Share
21 Jul 14
Racial Harmony Day
Harmony from the Heart
9 Aug 14

National Day
Schools to commemorate National Day on Friday, 8 Aug 2014.


Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) Branch Calendar of Events

Refinements to NE (2007)
Find out more about the refinements made to NE.

New Syllabus and Textbook Titles for Character and Citizenship Education

OPAL - “One Portal All Learners”. It is a one-stop learning and content management system for all staff of the Ministry of Education (MOE), Singapore.

Singapore School Terms and Holidays 2014

Overseas Singaporean Portal (OSP)
An online platform to connect Overseas Singaporeans with Singapore and with one another. Check here on OSP Facebook.

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