Seminar and Workshop for Pre-School Chinese Language Teachers 2017 held on 15 July 2017

Seminar and Workshop for Pre-School Chinese Language Teachers 2017 held on 15 July 2017

Date
Tuesday, 01 August 2017

After several months of intense planning and preparation, the inaugural organization of the “Seminar and Workshop for Pre-School Chinese Language Teachers 2017” between ALC and MOE’s Committee to Promote Chinese Language Learning (CPCLL) at national level was successfully held on 15thJuly 2017.  We had an impressive turnout rate of over 860 pre-school teachers!
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Based on the theme ‘Learning Corner and Games’, this seminar cum workshop aimed to enhance the professional development of pre-school teachers as well as to provide a platform for scholars and practitioners of Pre-School Chinese language to communicate their thoughts and share their experiences.

The Guest-of-Honour, Ms Low Yen Ling, Chairman of CPCLL; Senior Parliamentary Secretary of the Ministry of Education & the Ministry of Trade and Industry, specially complimented on the support and services rendered by ALC through the professional sharing, emceeing and running of the event.  

The professional sharing by ALC faculty members and students from the Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese as an International Language (MATCIL) programme were as follows:

  • Interactive Storytelling through Handicraft — A Whole Language Approach Learning for Children by Associate Professor  Aw Guat Poh, Assistant Head/ALC-Chinese and students,  namely, Li Haotian, Liu Yandi, Wang Xue, Xia Bing, Zhang Li and Zhao Yi
  • Cultivating the Interest in Literacy Through Reading Picture Books- Children Reading Workshop by Dr Zhang Aidong, Dr Tan Ah Hong and Mdm Lim Tiew Ling
  • Pre-school Education of the Chinese Language as a Second Language- Learning Corner by Dr Luo Qingming and students,, namely, Li Xinping, Julia Wang, Rong Lichun, Gui Lin, Yang Yi Lin, Wang Yuren, Chen Jin and Cheng Gang

A 50-man strong support team comprising mainly of student volunteers from CLEAR Club, BA- Year 2, PGDE Pri & Sec Dec 2016 Intake and MATCIL ensured the smooth running of the event.  They took pride in performing their duties and supported one another cohesively.  Their efforts and contributions were highly complimented by the participants.

It was motivating to see so many participants expressing interest in the MATCIL programme especially after witnessing the engaging sharing by the MATCIL students.

 

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It is definitely a great honour and accomplishment for ALC to be able to play an active role in promoting pre-school education.  We look forward to more collaboration with MOE in the near future. 

(Reported by Associate Professor Aw Guat Poh, Dr Choong Kok Weng, Dr Tan Kar Chun, Mdm Lee Chai Yen)

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2017年7月15日早晨,南洋大学李光前讲堂迎来了今年的学前华文教学研讨会。此次的研讨会是由推广华文委员会主办,与新加坡国立教育学院联办的一场活动。这一年一度的研讨会是各个学前教育者所向往的盛事,目的在于让与会者交流学习,并把所学的运用到课堂之中,让学生们获益。本次的研讨会也请来了推广华文学习委员会会长刘燕玲女士担任活动主宾。

今年研讨会的主题是“学习角落与游戏”,除了邀请台中爱弥儿幼教机构创办人兼董事长高琇嬅女士、北京十一建华实验幼儿园园长李晓静女士、香港儿童无限学校校监劉詠思女士和新加坡南洋理工大学国立教育学院亚洲语言文化学部中文系副教授胡月宝博士为学前教师做专题演讲,活动也邀请了杰出的学前母语教师获奖者和学前教育工作者主持工作坊,与大家分享多样化的教学技巧。
(编写者:李文妡、符嫣倪)
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Source: NIE ALC, CPCLL,

2017年学前华文教学研讨会Seminar for Pre-School Chinese Language Teachers 2017