NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony July 2019

NIE Teachers' Investiture Ceremony July 2019

Date
Tuesday, 02 July 2019

26 JUNE 2019

MEDIA RELEASE

THE NIE TEACHERS’ INVESTITURE CEREMONIES JULY 2019

The National Institute of Education (NIE), Singapore celebrates the graduation of 975 new and returning teachers joining the Singapore Education Service. They will receive their certificates and awards during the Teachers’ Investiture Ceremonies (TIC) from 2 and 3 July 2019 at the Nanyang Auditorium, Nanyang Technological University (NTU).

NIE will also celebrate the inaugural cohort of 16 school counsellors from the one-year Diploma in School Counselling programme. The newly-trained professionals will be part of the school staff and will work alongside teachers. Their key role is to help students who face problems in different areas of their lives, to succeed in learning, and in school.

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

Date/Time

Guest-of-Honour

Programmes/Awards

Ceremony 1

Tuesday,
2 July 2019,
2.30 pm

Ms Indranee Rajah, Second Minister for Finance and Education, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Education

  • Bachelor of Arts (Education)
  • Bachelor of Science (Education)
  • Diploma in Education
  • Diploma in Art Education
  • Diploma in Music Education
  • Diploma in Physical Education
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Physical Education)
  • Diploma in Special Education
  • Diploma in School Counselling
  • Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA)

Ceremony 2

Wednesday,
3 July 2019,
9.30 am

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

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Junior College)


In addition, NIE will celebrate the exceptional achievements of
44 award recipients at the Teachers’ Investiture Ceremonies July 2019. Amongst them, 7 will each receive multiple awards. They are:

S/N

Name

Programme

Awards

Ceremony

1

Pang Aaron Jiansheng (Mr)

(4 awards)

Valedictorian

Bachelor of Science (Education)

  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal
  • Sng Yew Chong Award
  • Association of Mathematics Educators Book Prize
  • The IPS Book Prize

C1: 2 July 2019,
2.30 pm

2

Amanda Soo Li Xin (Ms)

(3 awards)

Bachelor of Arts (Education)

  • Lee Kuan Yew Gold Medal
  • Rotary International 75th Anniversary Gold Medal
  • The Art Book Prize

C1: 2 July 2019,
2.30 pm

3

Tan Cassander (Ms)

(2 awards)

Bachelor of Science (Education)

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

C1: 2 July 2019,
2.30 pm

4

Kua Li En (Ms)

(2 awards)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

  • Association of Mathematics Educators Book Prize
  • Wong Hee Hua Memorial Prize

C2: 3 July 2019,
9.30 am

5

Sharmini Jayasughavanagopal (Ms)

(2 awards)

Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Primary)

  • Singapore Association for the Advancement of Science Prize
  • The Dr Shila Fernandez Prize

C2: 3 July 2019, 9.30am

In addition, the following winners also receive awards at the NTU Convocation 2019:

6

Jolyn Teow Hui Ting (Ms)

(2 awards)

Bachelor of Arts (Education)

  • Rotary International 75th Anniversary Gold Medal
  • Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award (NTU)

C1: 2 July 2019,
2.30 pm

and NTU Convocation 23 July 2019;
10.00 am

7

Amanda Sarah Chin Yong Hui (Ms)

(2 awards)

Bachelor of Arts (Education)

  • The British Council Book Prize
  • Koh Boon Hwee Scholars Award (NTU)

C1: 2 July 2019,
2.30 pm

and NTU Convocation 23 July 2019;
10.00 am