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Head Of Department
- Mr Teo Yee Ming (SH ICT)
- Mr Tay Tzu-Lin Preston (SH Student Development / CPA Coordinator)
- Ms Joaquina Jye Shiow (EBS Coordinator)
- Mdm Noor Aishah Bte Haja Mohideen (EBS)
- Mr Tan Song Teck (CPA)
- Mr Mohammed Zulkifli B Abdul Rasheed (CPA)
- Ms Ho Hui Ying (CPA)
- Mdm Varsha Ajay Bhosle
SSOE Desktop Engineer
- Mr Zainul Hakeem Bin Zaidan
- Mr Lee Hoe Foong Wallace
- Under the helm of the Head of Department (HOD), Mr Lim Meng Thong, the ICT Department leads and manages ICT based curriculum and facilities in Hai Sing Catholic School. The team is staffed with personnel from subject areas such as the CPA and EBS, with an operational committee (ITMR Committee) in charge of the MOE Cockpit and results generation. ICT facilities within the school is tendered well by a committed ICT Services Team, made up of SSOE Technical Assistants, and ICT Trainer/Executive.
- The department is fully
committed to an intensive IT-in-curriculum environment for which every
student in the school feels that they are part of the school’s
Info-communication Technology (ICT) integration programme. The department
supports the various MOE and school initiatives through the different Instructional
Programme (IP) departments in Hai Sing Catholic School, thereby keeping
the school in the forefront of technology for years to come.
- ICT is an essential part
of the school curriculum and classroom delivery often rides on various ICT
curriculum approaches (which includes tools, pedagogy) below to achieve a
higher level of ICT involvement for students.
- Assessment for learning: Mentimeter, Kahoot, Flubarooo
- Collaborative Learning: Google, Nearpodo
- Blended learning (video): Edpuzzle, Seesawo
- Mobilised learning: Learning out of classroom,Home Based Learning, Drone Programming by CPA students from 3 Graciousness (using block programming techniques which are linked to CPA’s Scratch Programming) on 24 Oct 2018
- Digital Simulation Modelling: PHET, Virtual Reality, Geogebra, Sketchup, Inkscape, Graphmatica
- Gamification of learning : Learning out of classroom, Drone Programming, Infocomm Club programming competitions, ALP lessons
- Support for digital making: Flipped learning
- Support for Investigative Studies: Alternative Assessment in Science
- Strengthening of language skills: Audio Recording
- Creating digital artefacts: Digital photography
Singapore schools, Computer Labs are an extension of students’ academic
and classroom learning, where Applied Learning becomes a reality –
actualised from didactic teaching and learning. Students have been
exposed since their early childhood days to IT infrastructure, and our
students must continue to reap the benefits of an IT education (with ready
infrastructure) such that when they go on to their next level of education
or career, they must be IT-ready, IT-proficient
and if achievable (and ideally), IT-masterful.
- In Hai
Sing Catholic School, Computer Labs have been used for Learning Journeys,
Instructional Programs (such as Humanities, Science, Mathematics, Art, Mother
Tongue and English) coupled with technical subjects such as Computer
Applications and Elements of Business Studies. Students go on the
Internet for online lessons, social media interaction, online surveys and
flipped learning. Learning management systems (LMS) and Home Based
Learning (HBL) are also regular features for the students here.
can control what students see on screen such as the use of Lanschool to
monitor their usage. CCE lessons provide a further insight into the
dos and donts' of the online world, where Cyberwellness is taught to
students. All IP lessons will further reinforce and embellish the
message of Cyberwellness. Teachers also makes use of the ECG portal
to steer/guide students’ career interests, amongst many things that school
deploy ICT infrastructure for students.
- It is
important that our students have a head start into a complex world that
beckons them, and our Computer Labs aimed to provide the necessary and
relevant learning facilities for all students of different abilities and
- Key goals and
achievements for the ITMR in 2018 includes:
- the completion of the one Home Based Learning (HBL) for Sec 1-3 on 06 July 2018 (Picture 3), the continual evolution of the Learning Management System (LMS) to support school’s initiatives (eAttendance system, online lessons and eDiscipline module). Various new and exciting initiatives have been implemented, which includes Broadcast TV, Flipped Classroom and the use of mobile tablets in our ubiquitous Learning Journey for MathTrail.
- Infrastructure-wise, the school went on a SSOE2 Seat exchange (Picture 4), CES2.0, ICON 2.0 and SLS.
- Moving on to the future, the
ICT Department is committed to providing a measured yet innovative
approach towards excellence in ICT for teaching and learning. Challenges
abound with ever evolving landscapes.
- A number of exciting projects are underway for 2019.
- We are looking to further the use of mobile devices for flipped learning across various IP. The school will broaden the use of Broadcast TV in 2019, and looks forward to using wireless infrastructure for networking and access such as Apple TV, ScreenBeam usage, .
- Cyberwellness will underpin all usage and for all students, which may include collaboration with outside vendors to ensure continuous vigilance online.
- The school is exploring the extensive use of virtual reality goggles for lesson delivery in the areas of IP subjects and innovative teaching. Watch for this in 2019!
- Exciting new initiatives abound with teachers using new ICT tools in class and beyond the four walls!
Picture 1: Snapshots of students and lesson plans for Home Based Learning (HBL)
Picture 2: SDL and CoL
lesson using IPAD Air 2 for Learning Journey at Pasir Ris Mangrove Swamp