E-learning Training for teachers

A series of 4 sessions of E-learning using G-suite was conducted for the teachers going to start the secondary portion of El Shaddai school in Jan. The diligent teachers asked many good questions and came from different cities – Malaysia, Iran and Singapore. Here’s wishing them success as they roll out their e-learning plans for…

A special moment

A chance encounter with two sweet young P6 girls when I was cycling to the Bukit Timah Hawker Centre taught me a few things. It was one of those school projects that the girls embark on as part of their P6 project called “Values in Action(VIA)Project”. It started when two of them stopped me and…

Loss Aversion and the Yong Tau Foo Team

As the year draws to a close, what are some of your thoughts? Are you, like me, surprised that 2015 just passed by so quickly? Wasn’t it just yesterday we began the year with New Year resolutions? With a new resolve to do things? What are some things you have done well this year? What…

Ink. Journey into Self@NP Staff Centre

“an interesting course that helps us to bring out understanding of personalities and ourselves” “thank you pin lay for this fun filled session. Your candid and honest sharing helped us to understand how our personalities can conflict.” “thank u! i have to say ti was a lot more fun than i had expected it to…

What has team work gotta do with success?

I recently read the article, a reprint by Readers Digest on Tenzing Norgay. He was born the humble son of a Nepalese yak herder and became famous after he was one of the first two people in history to reach summit of Mount Everest on 29th May 1953. Many people asked him “Who actually reached the…

Will a Singapore teacher be allowed to have this kind of “sabbatical?”

I chanced upon this Travelling teacher blog on National Geographic Traveller magazine. The article shared about an educator, Diana Gross, from Garrison Forest School who decided to embark on a year long leave of absence with a “globe-spanning goal of digitally connecting students and teachers by bringing technology education and mobile video training to undeserved…