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Mother Tongue Department

Vision

To nurture confident communicators, gracious citizens and global thinkers who are proud of their language and culture.

 

Mission

We strive to make the learning of language, culture, and values enjoyable and meaningful for all our learners.

 

Key Pedagogy

Cooperative Learning Approach Facilitated by ICT Tools (Google Classroom, Online Mind-mapping Tools, Google Apps, etc)


Key Programmes

No.

Programme

Level

Schedule

1

Academic Support Programme

Sec 3-5

On-going

2

One-to-One Oral Coaching

Sec 3-5

On-going

3

MTL Reading Programme on Current Issues

Sec 3-5

Term 1-3

4

MTL Video Making Project Work

Sec 3

Term 1-3

5

Intensive Revision Programme for O Level Exam

Sec 4-5

May

6

MTL Oral Clinic

Sec 4-5 & Sec 3 HCL

June

7

MTL Fortnight Programme

Sec 3

April

8

Tamil Touch Typing Programme

All TL students

On-going

 

Achievements in Competitions (2018 - 2019)


Competitions

Awards

1

National Secondary Schools Chinese Mini-Fiction Creative Writing Competition 2018 

Excellence Award

2

National Reading Superstar Competition 2018 

1st Prize

3

Amazing Race Lumbuba 2018

3rd Place

4

Malay Language Essay Writing Competition (Anugerah Pena Emas 2018)

10 Gold Awards 

2 Silver Awards 

Top 30 out of 300 plus essays 

5

Malay Finesse Infographic Competition 2019

2nd Place 

4th Place

6

Saya Boleh Mengarang Essay Writing Competition (Nationals)


3 Gold With Distinctions 


1 Silver Award

1 Bronze Award

7

Appointed as Malay Language Student Ambassadors

Certificate of Accomplishment and Rakan Bahasa Badge

8

Anugerah Pena Emas Malay Essay Writing Competition 2019

12 Gold Awards


9

National on-the-spot Chinese Story Writing Competition (Secondary Category) 2019

1st Place

10

National Argumentative Writing Competition 

Commendation Prize

11

MT Fiesta’2019 Competitions

(Composition Writing)

3rd Place 


Highlights for Professional Development (2019-2020)

1

A Paper titled “Improving Students' Narrative Descriptive Ability with SLS——from Reading to Writing and Peer Evaluation” was presented at Secondary School Chinese  Language Teachers’ Seminar 2019.

2

Acceptance of Research Proposal for Malay Language Seminar 2020 (Aug 2019) 

Seminar Paper Title: Effectiveness of Google Classroom Learning Management System in Project Based Assessment  (presenting on 17 March 2020) 

3

Launch of Malay Language Month (Sept 2019) 

4

Trialling of Teaching and Learning of Malay Language using SLS (Secondary Schools) with Master Teacher Mr Rahmat Subadah (Sept 2019) 

5

Participation in ETD-School Partnership Programme 2019.



Staff

S/No

Name

Designation

Email

1

Ms Wong Peizi

HOD/MTL

wong_peizi@moe.edu.sg

Dr Tan Yuh Huann  HOD/SPtan_yuh_huann@moe.edu.sg 

3

Mr Saravana Perumal

TL Coordinator

k_saravanaperumal@moe.edu.sg

4

Mdm Cheng Jing

Teacher (CL)

cheng_jing@moe.edu.sg

5

Ms Tan Jing Ying

Teacher (CL)

tan_jing_ying@moe.edu.sg

6

Mdm Siti Zainab Binte Zainal

Teacher (ML)

siti_zainab_zainal@moe.edu.sg

7

Mdm Dian Syahidah Bte Abdul Aziz

Teacher (ML)

dian_syahidah_abdul_aziz@moe.edu.sg

8

Mr Ishak Lias

Teacher (ML)

ishak_lias@moe.edu.sg

9

Mrs Catherine Jeyaseelan

Teacher (TL)

catherine_jeyaseelan@moe.edu.sg