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VISION
Towards greater social responsibility

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STAFF DETAILS
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Name / Designation
Mr Nor Azahar Bin Mohd Ismail
(HOD-Humanities)
 Mrs Clara Tan Lim Liu Xiang
Mdm G. Anantha
Ms Ng Z-Ting
Miss Soh Lin Na Linda
Mr Bryan Yam Yew Chung
Miss Jasvir Kaur Brar
 Miss Nur Adilah Binte Muhamed Abu Baker
   Mrs Habibah Ismail 
(SH Environment Education)
 Miss Ong Lay Hoon
 Mr Shashidaren
 Mr Sebastian Wang
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           Mr Nor Azahar         (HOD/Humanities)
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Mrs Habibah Ismail 
(SH Environment Education)

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        Mdm G. Anantha           
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Mrs Clara Tan Lim 
      Liu Xiang 
  
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Miss Soh Lin Na Linda
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Mr Bryan Yam Yew Chung
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     Miss Jasvir Kaur Brar        
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    Miss Nur Adilah Binte       Muhamed Abu Baker
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Miss Ong Lay Hoon
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Mr Sebastian Wang



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KEY INITIATIVES


S/No Name of Programme Objective(s) Description Target Group
1 Geography(GI), Historical (HI) & Issue Investigations (II)
  • To provide opportunity for students to ask relevant questions, to pose and define problems, to plan what to do and how to research, to predict outcomes and anticipate consequences, and to test conclusions and improve ideas.
  • To provide a platform for  more student-directed inquiry
  • To allow students to gather sources using different modes of research.
  • To give insight as to how history can possibly be used in the community to enhance the relevance of history to students.
  • To develop skills and values that cannot be wholly assessed through conventional pen-and-paper assessment modes as students are required to integrate the knowledge, skills and values learnt and demonstrate them in the classroom.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to practise and demonstrate the 21st Century Competencies to become informed, concerned and participative citizens.
  • This is part of the Inquiry-based learning in the department where students from the different levels and streams work together to complete authentic project tasks. 
  • GI- Sec 1-5
  • HI-Sec 1-2
  • II- Sec 3
2 Humanities Day
  • To inculcate love and passion for Humanities
  • To provide platforms for students to apply the learning of Humanities beyond the classroom
  • To promote a sense of affiliation to the department
  • A day is set aside in the calendar for the department to organize the following activities for the students during the Humanities Day:
    1. Bicentennial Experience
    2. Humanities Quiz
    3. Humanities Amazing Race
    4. Humanities Related Exhibition
  • Bicentennial Experience: Sec 1 & 2
  • Humanities Quiz: Sec 2
  • Humanities Amazing Race: Sec 3
  • Humanities Related Exhibition: All levels
3 Humanities Competitions/ Events
  • To provide platform for students to share about National Education issues as they grapple with matters pertaining to nationalism and national interest in the world community
  • To promote analytical thinking 
  • To build up the confidence in articulating thoughts and ideas
  • To provide platforms for students to engage with historians and have a discussion on a broad range of historical issues.
  • To engage, empower and educate students on local and global issues and highlight the omnipresence of Geography in our everyday lives.
  • To encourage students to embark on independent learning.
  • Selected students are sent to participate in the following competitions/ events:
  • 1. NUS History Challenge
    2. NUS Geography Challenge
    3. ASEAN Summit organized Hwa Chong School
  1. NUS History Challenge: Sec 3
  2. NUS Geography: Sec 3
  3. ASEAN Summit organized by Hwa Chong School: Sec 3



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ACTIVITIES FOR THE YEAR


Level Activity Subject
Sec 1 Geographical Investigation, Historical Investigation, Bicentennial Experience, Social Studies Authentic Project Task for Normal Technical Geography, History & Social Studies
Sec 2 Geographical Investigation, Historical Investigation, Bicentennial Experience, Social Studies Authentic Project Task for Normal Technical, Humanities Quiz
Geography, History & Social Studies
Sec 3 Geographical Investigation, Historical Investigation, Issue Investigation, NUS History Challenge, NUS Geography, ASEAN Summit by Hwa Chong School, Social Studies Authentic Project Task for Normal Technical
Geography, History & Social Studies
Sec 4/5 Skills Workshop,Geographical Investigation, Historical Investigation, Social Studies Authentic Project Task for Normal Technical
Geography, History & Social Studies


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PHOTO GALLERY


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