PAL Learning Inaugural Parents' Congress 2021

An exclusive invitation to all parents with kids going through primary school!

 

Discover how you can prepare your children on the major subjects such as English, Mathematics and Science that are crucial for their success, as they transition through their foundational years in primary school. 

 

With over decades of MOE experience in the education sector, our expert speakers will be sharing with you valuable insights and powerful strategies on how your children can boost, excel and ace in their primary academics while many struggled to pass their examinations. 

Conducted LIVE! In Studio And On ZOOM, 

with HeyHi Whiteboard!

Programme Schedule

9:00AM

9:15AM

10:00AM

10:15AM

11:00AM

11:30AM

12:00PM

Welcome Address

Keynote Speaker

Interval Break-time (15mins)

Breakout Sessions
 English/Maths/Science 

Subjects Emphasis For Transitioning Years

Victor Pok 

Questions & Answers (Q&A)
Prize Giveaways

End of Parents' Congress

Who Should Be Attending This Congress?

  • Parents who are worried and concerned about their child's transitioning years in Primary 1, 3, 5 and 6... and what he or she can achieve by the end of 6-years of Primary school education.

  • Parents who want to know what are the strengths and weaknesses of their children among the subjects of English, Mathematics, and Science... and to develop better learning strategies in balancing focus in all the subjects.

  • Parents who realise and understand that Home-Based Learning (HBL) is here to stay for the long run and how their kids should leverage on technology to boost their learning abilities and take advantage of the tools given, to stay ahead of their peers. 

  • Parents who do not have the time nor sufficient resources to provide their child the necessary access to additional knowledge and education and how PAL Learning can be beneficial in making a huge improvement for your child's learning needs.

Breakout Sessions 
Workshop For Parents - On Subjects Your Children Needed Greater Attention.

Do you know which is the subject your child requires the most assistance with?
 

Choose the subject workshop you would like to attend to find out more from our subject experts upon registration.

English Subject Expert

Lorinda Lee

In this workshop, the speaker will cover the key aspects and areas for parents to look out for in the transition years of P1, 3 5 & 6. What are the area of concerns and areas that parents should be aware of while supporting their children in this years.

Maths Subject Expert

Liu Yueh Mei

The speaker with 15 years of experience, in MOE schools teaching and MOE HQ in curriculum development will be sharing with parents important areas to look out for in mathematics learning. She will also point out key areas of concerns which parents should be aware of and how parents can support their children.

Science Subject Expert

Jason Chin

The new science syllabus implemented has given many parents cause of concern on how their children can be supported in the learning of science from Primary 3 as a new subject and in the key transistion year of Primary 5 leading to the PSLE. The speaker will be sharing on changes and some critical areas to look out for while supporting their children.

Keynote Speakers

Dr Phyllis Chew

Associate Professor

Dr Phyllis Chew is a tenured professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University. Her areas of specialization are sociolinguistics, literacy and English language methodology.

She is the project advisor for Instep, the textbook and audio-visual multimodal series used in Singapore schools from 2001-2011; as well as among other things, past president of the English Language and Literature Association of Singapore, the Association of Women for Action and Research, the University Women’s Association and past Director of the United Nations’ Association of Singapore.

 

Dr Chew is also the author of Emergent Lingua Francas (New York: Routledge 2009) and The Chinese Religion and the Bahai Faith (Oxford: George Ronald 1992).

Mr Victor Pok, co-founder of PAL-Learning, was formerly the co-founder of the Litespeed group of education companies prior to founding Viva Kids Pte Ltd. ​The companies were involved in the provision of education services and technology solutions.

 

These included e-learning assessments as well as profiling and management solutions sold to regional public education sector markets in the 2000s before going public in 2005. 

 

He is a Physical Education and English teacher by training and co-authored a MOE-approved Primary School English Textbook, In-step.

Victor Pok

Co-Founder of PAL Learning

Lorinda Lee

An experienced English teacher with more than 25 years in the teaching service, Ms Lee has served in top primary schools as HOD.

 

During her service, she headed her school's curriculum review to integrate strategies for effective and engaged development for teaching of the English language. As part of the Education Techology Division (MOE HQ), she worked with school principals to implement technology in the classroom to strengthen pupil engagement.


She currently helms KidsExcel academic department as its HOD, and oversees curriculum development and professional training of tutors.

English Subject Expert

 

Liu Yueh Mei

Maths Subject Expert

Liu Yueh Mei is an experienced educator, teacher trainer and coach in curriculum studies, pedagogy and assessment. She holds a Master in Education (MEd) with NIE/NTU, Singapore and a Master of Arts in Education (MA) with Stanford University, USA.

 

She served almost 15 years with MOE as Head of the Math Department in schools as well as in MOE HQ as a Curriculum Planner and Developer. During her time with MOE HQ, she was involved in curriculum designs and reviews, pedagogy and assessment policies, and developers of the Singapore Math Framework and Curriculum.

 

She founded and is currently running an EdTech startup with 2 products; iMath app - an on-demand math homework help matching platform, and HeyHi - an online platform with video conferencing and an interactive collaborative whiteboard.

 

Jason Chin

Science Subject Expert

Jason Chin is a teacher and education consultant. As a past finalist for the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) among teachers in Singapore, he is recognised as a top classroom innovator and is sought after for his unique approach to teaching Science. Beginning as a teacher in 1994, he was appointed as an academic dean at one of the country’s leading independent schools in 2004, transforming its Science curriculum for the needs of the integrated programme.

His students have characterised his teaching style as being anywhere on a spectrum ranging from wacky to conventional, showing that he readily adapts his lessons to ensure that every student will excel in his classes.

In the private education sphere, Jason and his team of specialist consultants at Collingwood Associates advise educational institutions in the burgeoning Southeast Asian region on matters related to curriculum innovation, classroom assessment and school effectiveness. Operating out of Singapore, the firm counts established tertiary and private independent schools among its clients.

 

Emcee & Host

Jacqueline Chow

Multi-faceted in her appeal and persona, Jacqueline Chow has lent her face and talent to a diverse variety of films, television, theatre and commercials in the Singapore scene.

A Masters degree graduate from NUS Business School, Jacqueline is putting her business education to use as the resident Asian anchor on MeetTheBoss.TV, an Executive Leadership & Management Training portal which does exclusive interviews with the world’s most influential and innovative business leaders.

Effectively bilingual, Jacqueline is a well sought after host. A “Jacq of all trades”, she is a consummate host for all occasions. She's also a mother of 2 adorable children (daughter and son), a parent who's just as concerned as you about her children's education needs. It would be a great opportunity for parents alike to find out some of her parenting tips as well!

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