The NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremonies July 2016

The NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremonies July 2016

Date
Monday, 04 July 2016

MEDIA RELEASE

THE NIE TEACHERS’ INVESTITURE CEREMONIES JULY 2016

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore celebrates the graduation of 1,220 new and returning teachers joining the Singapore Education Service. They will receive their certificates and awards during the Teachers’ Investiture Ceremony (TIC) from 4 to 5 July 2016 at the Nanyang Auditorium, NTU.

Mr Ng Chee Meng, Acting Minister for Education (Schools) and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport will grace the TIC for the first time and will award outstanding graduands with medals and prizes for their academic achievements during ceremony 1

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

Date/Time

Guest-of-Honour

Programmes/Awards

Ceremony 1:

 

Monday, 4 Jul 2016

9.30am – 12.00pm,

Mr Ng Chee Meng, Acting Minister for Education (Schools) and Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport

  • Bachelor of Arts (Education)

     

  • Bachelor of Science (Education)

Ceremony 2:


Monday, 4 July 2016

2.30pm – 5.00pm,

Associate Professor Muhammad Faishal Ibrahim, Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Social and Family Development

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)

     

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Junior College)

Ceremony 3:


Tuesday, 5 July 2016

9.30am – 12.00pm,

Ms Chan Lai Fung, Permanent Secretary (Education),

Ministry of Education

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

     

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Physical Education)

     

  • Diploma in Education

TIC July 2016 will celebrate the exceptional achievements of 34 Award Recipients. Amongst them, 9 will each receive multiple awards. They are:

 

S/N

Name

Programme

Award

Ceremony

1

Seetaram Panday S/O Ramanand Panday (Mr)

(3 Awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

Twice Valedictorian:

Teachers’ Investiture Ceremonies 4 July 2016 and 10 July 2014

 

  • 3 Awards (2016):
  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal
  • Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award
  • The Victor Neo Book Prize

     

  • 3 Awards (2014):

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

C1: 4 July 2016, 9.30am

2

Dororin Ong (Ms)

(4 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

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

C1: 4 July 2016, 9.30am

3

Muhammad Sufri Bin Ramli (Mr) (3 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

  • Rotary International 75th Anniversary Gold Medal,
  • The NIE Award
  • Beng Kim Holdings Book Prize

C1: 4 July 2016, 9.30am

4

Low Zihao (Mr)

(2 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

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

C1: 4 July 2016, 9.30am

5

Farzana Begum Binte Kamal (Ms)

(2 awards)

Bachelor of Arts

(Education)

  • The Jurong Shipyard Book Prize
  • SPC Book Prize

C1: 4 July 2016, 9.30am


6

Thomas Law (Mr)

(2 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

  • Singapore Sports Council Book Prize
  • Association of Mathematics Educators Book Prize

C1: 4 July 2016, 9.30am

7

Joshua Ang (Mr) (2 awards)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Junior College)

 

  • The NIE Gold Medal
  • Justice Choor Singh Book Prize

C2: 4 July 2016, 2.30pm

8

Muhammad Sufri Bin Ramli (Mr)

(3 Awards)

 

Diploma in Physical Education

  • Rotary International 75th Anniversary Gold Medal,
  • The NIE Award
  • Beng Kim Holdings Book Prize

C3 :5 July 2016, 9.30am

9

Daryl Chew (Mr)

( 2 Awards)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

  • The NIE Gold Medal,
  • Association of Mathematics Educators Book Prize

C3 :5 July 2016, 9.30am

 

Please refer to  Annexe A and Annexe B for the list of prizes and awards recipients and outstanding graduand profiles respectively. 

Media Coverage

5 July 2016
Lianhe Zaobao ( Print and Online):"Ng Chee Meng: Future education to focus on development of risk-taking spirit "
Berita Harian( Print and Online):“Outstanding student was rejected three times in her application”
The Straits Times(Print and Online):"Ex-bully now a teacher, coach and mentor "
MyPaper(Print and Online):"Ng Chee Meng: Future education to focus on development of risk-taking spirit "

4 July 2016
MediaCorp CNA News (Broadcast and Online):
"Five honoured for innovative approach to teaching "
MediaCorp Suria News( Broadcast and Online):"Five honoured for innovative approach to teaching"
MediaCorp Channel 8 News( Broadcast and Online):"Five teachers wins Outstanding Youth In Education Award for their commitment to youth development"
MediaCorp Vasanthan News(Broadcast and Online):Five young teachers get prestigious teaching award