The NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony January 2015
Friday, 16 January 2015
National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore celebrates its first
graduation of student teachers for 2015 on Friday, 16 January 2015 at 3.00 pm.
NIE’s celebrations will see a total of 449 graduands from the NIE Teachers’
Investiture Ceremony (TIC) held at the Nanyang Auditorium, NTU. Of the total, 15 teachers will graduate from the
part-time Bachelor of Education programme. This ceremony marks the inaugural cohort for the year 2015.
is also pleased to welcome Mr Heng Swee
for Education who will grace the ceremony as Guest of Honour. Mr Heng will
award 10 outstanding teachers with
prizes for their academic achievements at the ceremony.
the prize winners, 25-year-old Ms Tang
Li Hui Donica is the only recipient
who will receive two prizes – they are, the Singapore Teachers’ Union Book
Prize and Association of Mathematics Educators Book Prize. 26-year-old Ms Ou
Niangtai Janice is the Valedictorian of the graduating cohort.
refer to Annex A (appended below) for the
TIC programme and Annexe B for the list of prize winners
Commencement of TIC
Speech by Director, NIE, Professor Tan Oon Seng
Speech by Guest of Honour, Mr Heng
Swee Keat, Minister for Education
Presentation of Certificates to
Presentation of Medals
and Prizes to Award Winners
Speech by Valedictorian, Ms Ou Niangtai Janice
Channel NewsAsia (Online): First 2015 batch of NIE students graduate
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