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National Digital Learning Programme ( NDLP)


The NDLP was launched in March 2020 to make digital learning inclusive by equipping students with the digital literacies to be future-ready


Through the NDLP, all secondary school students will own a school-prescribed personal learning device (PLD) by end 2021. Singapore Citizen students can use their Edusave Account to pay for the PLD.


The device will facilitate an environment that encourages personalised learning.


At Tampines Secondary School, we hope to develop your child to be

  •      responsible online users who use the online resources to reflect and advance on his/ her learning.
  •      able to make use of online information to infer and make informed decisions to problem solve issues in real world context. 
  •       well versed in the use of technology to choose the right tools for learning and communication.

    

Please refer to the Parents' Letter which has been sent through Parents' Gateway for more details on this programme. 


Following is the deck of slides which had been shared during the Parents' Engagement Session:


Parents Engagement Slides


Key Programmes For Each Level


To prepare our students for the 21st Core Competencies, we work closely with the various departments in:

1. upgrading the ICT skills and knowledge of staff and students progressively

  • ICT Enrichment modules have been carefully selected to ensure students remain relevant in the ICT domain.
 
Level Objective ICT Enrichment Tools
Secondary 1
Pupils will  be able to communicate and collaborate in an interactive media environment.
  • LMS & Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office Tools
  • Popplet
Secondary 2
Pupils will  be able to produce simple multimedia elements
  • iMovie
  • Garage Band
  • Comic Life
Secondary 3
Pupils will  be able to manipulate multimedia elements
and create a range of media products such as animations.
  • Scratch

There are many opportunities for the professional development of staff.

Level
Platforms
Staff training
Staff are trained in tools which they can use to design packages for student centred lessons.
Cluster/ National/ International Sharings
  • Staff are nominated to attend external sharings to learn from other schools.
  • Our staff also attended conferences to learn from other countries

 

 

2. equipping students and staff with a wider range of ICT resources
  • The school provides our students and staff with opportunities to experiment and interact on various ICT platforms. Besides the Windows laptops, other ICT resources available includes our iMacs, iPads and the Interactive Whiteboard.


3. providing our students with authentic learning experiences
  • In addition to designing lessons for ELearning Day, departments have infused ICT into their daily curriculum through their Authentic Problem Solving tasks. Learning experiences such as the ‘Learning on The Move [LOTM] trail and Mother Tongue Department trail were also designed to facilitate outdoor learning.


4. developing responsible and discerning users of ICT
  • Cyberwellness is part of our CCE curriculum. At the same time, the department works closely with the Infocomm Club to provide students with opportunties to research and then share with their peers on the topic of Cyberwellness during assembly programme.
  • To encourage intergeneration bonding, an IT bootcamp has also been conducted with the partnership of IDA. During this bootcamp, our students share with elderly community members on how to make use of social media platforms such as Facebook and some online safety knowledge