INNOVA JC GETS JANUS AS A RESOURCE PARTNER FOR STUDENT MEDIA CONFERENCE
18 March 2013 | Innova Junior College | 9.00 a.m.-5.00 p.m.
As the Centre for Excellence for New Media, Innova Junior College annually organises the New Media in Fiesta (NMiEF) to provide secondary school students with opportunities to acquire new media skills and competencies, and to engage educators in the exchange of ICT-enriched pedagogies. Taking place from 18-20 March, Janus Education Services to come on board as training partner of the New Media Academy component, conducting basic and advanced podcasting/broadcasting workshops during the NMiEF.
The workshop will be attended by select secondary students from various schools in Singapore, with the hope of creating an output that shall be posted online and will be judged by local IT and New Media experts.
Janus Education Services will also be conducting a Radio and TV Production class for selected Innova JC students by the middle of 2013, with the aim of improving broadcast-based skills among students who take Broadcasting as their CCA in Innova JC.
NLB COMMISSIONS JANUS EDUCATION SERVICES FOR PRE-SCHOOL READING SESSION
Starting 20 March 2013 | Varied libraries | 3,000 pre-school students | 100 centres
As part of its aims to imbibe unto children the love for reading from their early years onwards, the National Library Board has commissioned Janus Education Services to conduct the Early Childhood Library and Reading Programme.
The programme aims to orient close to 3,000 pre-school students from 100 centres all over Singapore, about the library, its functions and services, as well as the books readily available for use and borrowing, through a fun-filled and interactive set of exercises and activities.
This 1.5-hour programme develops the love for reading by immersing the child into the library set-up, its guidelines, technologies and etiquette, as well as hands-on reading, storytelling and writing activities to improve the child's macro language skills. The package comes with books and stories designed for pre-schoolers, to help them develop vocabulary and reading skills in the long run.
The programme runs in varied libraries across Singapore until 31 March 2013.
JANUS EDUCATION SERVICES OFFERS REGULAR PROGRAMMES
Varied Schedules starting Term 2 | Bukit Timah Facility | Varied Timings
Looking for worthwhile modular programmes for the year of the water snake? Take a look at Janus Education Services' roster of programmes offered through HanIP, our partner facility in the west:
ENGLISH RULES. A total of 12 hours, this is a highly-intensive programme which helps students overcome common difficulties with English grammar. The course fills gaps in grammar foundation and moves to applications in a wide range of exam-oriented contexts.
THE READING DETECTIVE. Veteran author Catherine Khoo and her team of published authors will guide and mentor your child to craft his very own story of at least 3,000 words. Since its successful launch in 2003, the Young Author Scheme (YAS) has mentored hundreds of children. Many of its students have seen their own books published as paperbacks or e-books, which are available in all NLB branches. The YAS preludes the annual Young Author Award, supported by MDA, NLB, NBDCS and the Singapore Book Publishers Association.
WIZARD WITH WORDS. This 12-hour module gives a vocabulary booster shot in the arm, broadening the child's self-esteem, range of expressions and comprehension skills.
WICKED WRITERS & TERRIBLE TALES. Children's stories come alive in this 12-hour module which immerses students into a writing programme that mentors them through genre-specific storywriting.
Want to know more about our programmes? Get the schedules and registration form here. Pay via PayPal or credit card for these programmes here.
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JANUS RENEWS LFP TIE-UP WITH SOUTH EAST CDC
Starting 15 June 2013 | Mountbatten CC | 1.00 to 4.00 p.m. / 2.00-5.00 p.m.
Now on its third year, Janus Education Services renews its commitment to corporate social responsibility, by renewing its tie-up with the South East CDC's Learning Family Programme, a 20-weekend programme that provides additional English and Math revision for K2 children, as well as workshops on mentoring and revision skills for the children's parents. We are heartened to receive a commendation from SE CDC's Ms Janet Choo, Manager-Social Services:
"Janus Education has proven to be a responsible trainer, with CSR elements in our LFP/LFPA programmes. Importantly, they have experiences conducting community projects and are well versed in a number of fields, including reading, writing, enrichment activities, family bonding, etc."
Piloted in 2007 following Edu-Bridge's findings, the LFP is an educational programme aimed at preparing K2 children to be socially and academically prepared for Primary One. It aims to improve literacy and numeracy, build mentoring capacities among parents, develop a culture of family learning, and strengthen the family bond.
Starting on 15 June, the LFP under Janus Education Services culminates with a graduation ceremony that gathers all parents and children under the varied service providers of the SE CDC.
Find out more about the South East CDC Learning Family Programme here