Learning Journeys for Teachers

Date: 14 Aug - 9 Nov 2017

Time: 2.00pm - 5.00pm

Venue: Various

These industry learning journeys are specially organised to provide teachers with a deeper understanding of engineering and to help them to contextualize their lessons with the real world. Choose from the following visits to be conducted from July to November:

1. HDB Building Research Institute

Date: 14 August 2017
Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Meeting Venue: Woodlands MRT Station
Meeting Time: 1.00pm

The Building Research Institute (BRI) is the HDB research arm which spearheads R&D efforts in building and environmental sustainability. Its master laboratory is the incubation hub to develop and test-bed R&D initiatives. This learning journey will expose teachers to some of the R&D initiatives in the following five key research clusters, namely, Energy, Urban Greenery, Waste & Water, Living Environment and Building Technology.

2. LTA Intelligent Transport Systems Centre

Date: 17 August 2017
Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Meeting Venue: Redhill MRT Station
Meeting Time: 1.00pm

This is a rare opportunity to visit the LTA Intelligent Transport Systems Centre which is not open to the public. The centre keeps us safe on our city’s roads and tunnel systems that span over 164km and include the Kallang-Paya Lebar Expressway (KPE), Marina Coastal Expressway (MCE), Central Expressway (CTE), Fort Canning Tunnel (FCT) and Woodsville Tunnel (WVT). The centre houses sophisticated traffic and control systems that maximise road network efficiency and capacity as well as help to monitor and manage traffic flow.

3. Jet Aviation Company

Date: 29 August 2017
Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Meeting Venue: Yio Chu Kang MRT Station
Meeting Time: 1.00pm

Jet Aviation Singapore provides services such as aircraft maintenance, modifications, rectifications, repair and troubleshooting. The company is an authorized service centre and warranty repair facility for the Gulfstream series of planes as well as an authorized Cessna Citation and Caravan service station. Teachers will enjoy an overview presentation of the company followed by a tour inside the hangar.

4. Microsoft

Date: 9 November 2017
Time: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Meeting Venue: Downtown MRT (DT17) Station
Meeting Time: 1.00pm

Microsoft is one of the leading brands in the world. Its key business includes the wholesale distribution of computers, computer peripheral equipment, and computer software. Teachers will enjoy an overview presentation of the company followed by a tour inside the facilities.

Registration

To register, please visit http://bit.ly/2017TWG-LEAP.

Contact

Goh Yeow Whatt (Mr)
Ngee Ann Polytechnic
Tel: 6460 7097
Email: GOH_Yeow_Whatt@np.edu.sg