A compilation of the best entries will be worked into a book of short stories about water. Janus Education will co-publish the collection, contributing its expertise in publishing children's books, while PUB will contribute to the printing for distribution into all primary schools and libraries.
The purpose of the workshop is to share tips on writing effective stories based on our theme Save Our Water, with participating teams and then translating it into a game. Know more about it on www.pub.gov.sg.
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.
HSBC cardholders can now get as much as 30% discount if you use your cards to pay for our programmes online! Click here to pay using your HSBC card!
NEW PARTNER SCHOOLS WITH YRC MAGAZINE
Varied Schools | Starting January 2013
The Young Reader Club Magazine, an imprint of Experiences and Experiments– the sister company of Janus Education Services– welcomes the following partner schools who will have subscriptions to the magazine starting this year:
- Rulang Primary School
- Dunman Secondary School
- Woodgrove Secondary School
- Sengkang Secondary School
- Pasir Ris Secondary School
A year's subscription to the Young Reader Club magazine also comes with teachers' resource kits and worksheets for students to work on, plus access to e-versions of the YRC.
To learn more about the magazine, click here
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 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