NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony July 2014

NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony July 2014

Date
Wednesday, 09 July 2014

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore celebrates the graduation of 1,446 new and returning teachers joining the Singapore Education Service. They will receive their certificates and awards during the Teachers’ Investiture Ceremony (TIC) from 9 to 10 July 2014 at the Nanyang Auditorium, NTU.

Please refer to Annexe A for the list of prizes and awards recipients.

Programme details of the three ceremonies held over the two days are appended below:

Date/Time

Guest-of-Honour

Programmes/Awards

Ceremony 1

9 July 2014, 9.30 am, Wednesday

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Minister for Education

Bachelor of Arts (Education)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

Ceremony 2
9 July 2014, 2.30pm, Wednesday

Mr Chan Lai Fung

Permanent Secretary (Education)

Ministry of Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

 

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Physical Education)

Ceremony 3
10 July 2014, 9.30am, Thursday

Mr Hawazi Daipi

Senior Parliamentary Secretary

Ministry of Education and Ministry of Manpower

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Junior College)

 

Diploma in Education

 

TIC July 2014 will also celebrate the exceptional achievements of 28 award recipients. Amongst them, 4 will be receiving multiple awards each. They are:

S/N

Name

Programme

Award

Ceremony

1

Lim Li Cheng

(4 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal
  • Sng Yew Chong Award
  • The Mathematics Book Prize
  • Singapore Mathematical Society Book Prize

C1: 9 July 2014, 9.30am

2

Seetaram Panday s/o Ramanand Panday (3 awards)

Diploma in Education (General)

  • Beng Kim Holdings Book Prize
  • The British Council Book Prize
  • The Dr Shila Fernandez Prize

C3: 10 July 2014, 9.30am

3

Teo Li Jun Lilian (2 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

  • Economic Development Board Book Prize
  • The Singapore Institute of Biology Book Prize

C1: 9 July 2014, 9.30am

4

Chan Kiat Heo Samuel (2 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

  • Singapore National Olympic Council Book Prize
  • Singapore Sports Council Book Prize

C1: 9 July 2014, 9.30am

Ceremony 1
Speech by Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education

Speech by Prof Tan Oon Seng, NIE Director

Speech by C1 Valedictorian

Ceremony 2

Speech by Prof Tan Oon Seng, NIE Director

Speech by C2 Valedictorian

Ceremony 3

Speech by Prof Tan Oon Seng, NIE Director

Speech by C3 Valedictorian

Media Coverage

9 July 2014

Channel NewsAsia (Online): Teachers must work within clear boundaries: Heng Swee Keat

Today (Online): Schools to get 1,446 new teachers

Channel 8 News: NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony (July 2014)

Suria News: NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony (July 2014)

10 July 2014

The Straits Times (Page B8): Late bloomer tops class of teachers

The New Paper (Page 14): Some dreams have to be learnt

Lianhe Zaobao (Page 12): A journey full of 'twists and turns' to become teachers

Berita Harian (Page 2): Teachers graduate with award

11 July 2014

Berita Harian (Page 14): Overcome all challenges to achieve ambition of becoming a teacher