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1 2014 Communication Session Fri 7 Feb am to 12 noon ITE Academy, The Compass

2 2014 Agenda Incentives & Number of Nominations Eligibility Criteria Award Categories Selection Criteria & Guidelines Nomination Package – how to complete Submission Procedure Nomination and Evaluation Process Schedule of Activities Contacts

3 2014 Incentives & Number of nominations Incentives Certificate of Commendation Trophy (up to $200 in value) Cash award of $500 per individual or $800 per team (2 or more persons) Number of Nominations per College Each College may submit a maximum of 5 nominated staff. Each member of a team nomination, if any, will be considered as one (1) nominated staff. There is no limit to the number of nomination in each category.

4 2014 Eligibility Criteria ITE teaching staff & Section Heads on the AXS scheme (currently serving within ITE). Nomination for Section Heads should only be in areas related to Student Care and Teaching and not in leadership; Not on No-Pay Leave at the point of nomination and award; Min 3 years of service as at 31 October 2014; Not awarded previously within the last 5 years; and Not awarded more than 3 times in entire teaching career. Nominations for this Award must be based on staff contributions which have been well-conceptualised, facilitated and/or carried out, and some of these contributions must be sustained in the last 3 years.

5 2014 Award Categories 1.Excellence in Teaching 2.Student Care and Development 3.CCA Contributions 4.Instructional Materials Development 5.Innovation and Enterprise (includes contributions to TSC and other industry projects) 6.Open

6 Student management Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track

7 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track

8 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track Instructional Materials Development Award Category

9 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning ET Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track Instructional Materials Development Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category

10 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning ET Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track Instructional Materials Development Award Category Excellence in Teaching Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category

11 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning ET Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track Instructional Materials Development Award Category Student Care & Development Award Category Excellence in Teaching Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category

12 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning ET Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track Instructional Materials Development Award Category Student Care & Development Award Category Co- Curricular Contribution Award Category Excellence in Teaching Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category

13 Student management Co-curricular activities Quality learning of students Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development & Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation in, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning ET Specialist Track Innovation in & development of discipline- specific technology applications Technologist Track Teaching Track Instructional Materials Development Award Category Student Care & Development Award Category Co- Curricular Contribution Award Category Excellence in Teaching Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category Excellence & Quality of Approaches, Strategies & Methodologies Criteria Extent to which the nominee has been exceptional in his/her approaches, strategies & methodologies to achieve excellence in the category of award.

14 Career Tracks Quality Learning of Students Student Management Co-curricular Activities Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development and Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning with students ET Specialist Track Innovation & development of discipline-specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Co-Curricular Contribution Award Category Student Care & Development Award Category Instructional Materials Development Award Category Teaching Track Excellence in Teaching Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category Excellence & Quality of Approaches, Strategies & Methodologies Criteria Extent to which the nominee has been exceptional in his/her approaches, strategies & methodologies to achieve excellence in the category of award. Impact on Students Criteria Extent to which the nominee’s approaches have resulted in exceptional impact on students.

15 Career Tracks Quality Learning of Students Student Management Co-curricular Activities Passion & Enthusiasm Role Profile, Career Tracks & Existing Award Categories Role Profile of ITE Teacher Role Model Lifelong Learner Manager of Students’ Well-being & Development Facilitator of Learning & Innovation Professional Development and Innovation Innovation & development of discipline- specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Innovation, development & use of educational technologies & media in teaching & learning with students ET Specialist Track Innovation & development of discipline-specific technology applications with students Technologist Track Co-Curricular Contribution Award Category Student Care & Development Award Category Instructional Materials Development Award Category Teaching Track Excellence in Teaching Award Category Innovation/ Enterprise Award Category Excellence & Quality of Approaches, Strategies & Methodologies Criteria Extent to which the nominee has been exceptional in his/her approaches, strategies & methodologies to achieve excellence in the category of award. Impact on Students Criteria Extent to which the nominee’s approaches have resulted in exceptional impact on students. Passion, Enthusiasm & Professional Development Criteria Extent to which the nominee is an exceptional role model & a committed lifelong learner in the category of award.

16 2014 Holistic Selection Criteria 3 Key Areas: 1.Passion, Enthusiasm & Professional Development in the work of the nominated category. 2.Excellence and Quality of Approaches, Strategies and Methodologies in category-specific work 3.Impact on Students’ Learning &/or Performance

17 Completion of Nomination Template sections in the nomination template I.PARTICULARS OF NOMINEE II.AWARD CATEGORY RECOMMENDED III.RECOMMENDATION ON AWARD NOMINEE IV.DETAILS OF NOMINATOR V.RECOMMENDATION BY DIRECTOR OF SCHOOL (DOS) VI.ENDORSEMENT BY PRINCIPAL Recommend a suitable award category that is most appropriate to the contributions of each nominee Highlight the Key Qualities and Achievements / Contributions which make the nominee outstanding relative to his/her peers in the nominated category. Important points to note

18 Completion of Nomination Template – Section III 2014 Section (III) RECOMMENDATION ON AWARD NOMINEE Please illustrate how the nominee stands out from the majority of ITE lecturers in the nominated category, highlighting Key Qualities and Achievements/Contributions which make the nominee outstanding relative to his/her peers, in the following areas:  Passion, enthusiasm and commitment which differentiates him/her from his/her peers;  Innovativeness, holistic and/or systematic approaches distinct from those adopted by most lecturers ; and  Exceptional impact on the development, learning, performance, and/or well- being of students, in relation to his/her peers. The recommendation provided here (max 300 words) will be cited in the paper at the Academic Council (AC) meeting. Note: First sentence of the write-up should capture the key reasons why the staff is deserving of the award in the nominated category. Subsequent sentences will be elaborations (with specific examples) of the first sentence.

19 Completion of Nomination Template – Section III 2014 The write-up (max 300 words) should help the Awardees Selection Panel and AC* decide whether your nominee should be recommended: clearly illustrate how the nominee stands out from the majority of ITE lecturers highlight outstanding qualities and contributions/achievements of the nominee, in the following areas:  Passion, enthusiasm and commitment;  Innovativeness, holistic and/or systematic approaches; and  Exceptional impact on the development, learning, performance, and/or well-being of students in relation to his/her peers, * The write-up will be used as citation in the paper for AC to approve the recommendations by the Awardees Selection Panel How should it be written to help the panel and AC decide?

20 2014 Completion of Nomination Template – Section III XXX is nominated for her creativity and resourcefulness in adopting and developing a wide repertoire of approaches and strategies to cater to different instructional situations and student needs. For example, First sentence captures key reasons why the nominee is deserving of the award in the nominated category Example of Write-Up (for Teaching Excellence)

21 2014 Completion of Nomination Template – Section III Example of Write-Up (for Teaching Excellence) - cont’d To ensure that students are able to integrate cognitive, procedural and affective skills to perform the various competencies, she introduced problem-based learning into the XXX module and adopted ITE Pedagogic Model for the YYY module. To enhance students’ ability to integrate relevant competencies to handle varied workplace situations, she leads a team in promoting simulation-based learning. 20 scenarios have been developed, currently being used on about 350 students. To help students grasped abstract theoretical concepts she provides students with hands-on experiences building and manipulating models (e.g. cell molecule, mechanism of robotic arms). Crossword puzzles are also used in her theory lessons to encourage active learning. To stimulate students’ interest in learning while allowing them to appreciate real-life applications, she adopts experiential and collaborative learning such as getting students to work in groups to explore relationship between water and electrical safety through manipulation of a simple water sensing circuit. Subsequent sentences elaborate and support (with specific examples) the first sentence

22 2014 Completion of Nomination Template – Section III Her innovative and creative teaching resulted in 98% pass rate for the past 3 years compared to the average of 92% in other classes. She has also inspired numerous students to further their education at the Polytechnics. Besides being a champion of innovative teaching practices, she is a well respected role model for fellow colleagues eager to share her innovative practices and experiences. Over the past 3 years, she conducted 6 sharing sessions within her department on innovative teaching strategies and student development. Last year, she presented a paper on XXXX at the XXX conference. (281 words) Further support for the first sentence, with concrete examples of impact on students, and/or influence on the professional development culture of colleagues, if any. Example of Write-Up (for Teaching Excellence) - cont’d

23 2014 Nomination & Evaluation Process Submission to the Secretariat (CPD/ITE Academy), cc Principal, via College Services submits the collated endorsed Nomination Forms to D/CPD, cc P, via Preliminary Check by Secretariat Secretariat (CPD/ITE Academy) goes through each Nomination Form and confirms that submitted nomination forms are complete. Awardees Selection Panel: DCE(A), DCE(C), DD(HR) and Principals Awardees Selection Panel meet to confirm the awardees & name of open category awards Recommendation to Academic Council (AC) Paper recommending the awardees tabled at AC College Internal Nomination & Selection Process Each College conducts internal nomination & selection process to select up to 5 nominations (endorsed by DOS and P) Guide to convert MS Word documents & s to PDF is at

24 Schedule of Process 2014 ProcessImportant Dates Communication Session by D/CPD & Invitation to Nominate 7 Feb 14 Submission by Colleges to CPD (Centre for Pedagogic Development) 4 Apr 14 Awardees Selection Panel meet to confirm the list of awardees & name of open category award 26 May 14 (before SM Meeting) Recommendation of Awardees to Academic Council Jul 14 AC Presentation of Awards ITE Awards Ceremony (14 Nov 14)

25 Schedule of Process 2014 ProcessImportant Dates Communication Session by D/CPD & Invitation to Nominate 7 Feb 14 Submission by Colleges to CPD (Centre for Pedagogic Development) 4 Apr 14 Awardees Selection Panel meet to confirm the list of awardees & name of open category award 26 May 14 (before SM Meeting) Recommendation of Awardees to Academic Council Jul 14 AC Presentation of Awards ITE Awards Ceremony (14 Nov 14) This date has been booked with the respective PA of the members of the Selection Panel

26 Contacts in CPD/ITE Academy 2014 Mrs Yeo-Choo Poh Lian –Senior Pedagogic Design Specialist/Centre for Pedagogic Development –Tel: Ms Tang Buay Choo –Senior Manager/Centre for Pedagogic Development –Tel: For more information and details, please visit our website at

27 2014 Thank You


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