Character and Citizenship Education
Every student a Confident youth, Concerned citizen and an Empathetic leader.
Mission / Goals
CCE in BLS will equip every student with the necessary knowledge, skills and values to develop them into confident leaders of empathy, who are guided by sound values and principles and actively contribute to the school, community and nation.
The components of CCE comprises of CCE lessons, school-based CCE and CCE Guidance Modules (Education and Career Guidance (ECG), Sexuality Education (SEd) and Cyber Wellness (CW)). In the CCE curriculum, students are developed through the formal and informal curriculum with the following outcomes in mind:
- To foster in students greater self‑awareness and social awareness;
- To develop skills in self‑management, relationship management and responsible decision making;
- To assist students to make informed educational career decisions and better life choices;
- To develop reflective thinkers;
- To facilitate inculcation of school’s core values: Wisdom, Harmony, Excellence and Respect
- To develop emotional intelligence.
- To inculcate a sense of rootedness to Singapore
A developmental approach guides in our planning of 4 to 5 year programme with each level on a theme and CCE outcome:
Below are the programmes that BLS offers to inculcate values and develop students’ character.
|CCE Lessons||To inculcate values and build competencies in our students to develop them to be good individuals and useful citizens.
|Experiential lessons on values and social and emotional competencies, including guidance modules namely, ECG, SEd, CW.|
|Education and Career Guidance (ECG)||To allow students to explore education and career options, life skills and an appreciation for the value of all occupations through classroom learning, guidance and counselling and community experiences.||Briefings on Subject Combinations, DPA, PFP, DPP
Experience ITE Programme
Applied Studies Experience and Industry Exposure Programme
Learning Journeys to Institute of Higher Learning (IHL)
Myskillsfuture student portal
|Sexuality Education (SEd)||To help students make well-informed decisions through the provision of age-appropriate knowledge, acquire social and emotional skills and positive mainstream values and attitudes about sexuality.||Growing Years (GY) Series
Empowered Teens (eTeens)
|Digital Citizenship / Cyber Wellness (CW)
|To equip students with life-long socio-emotional competencies and sound values so that they can become safe, respectful and responsible users of Information and Communication Technology (ICT).||Thematic lessons based on Cyber Use, Cyber Identity, , Cyber Relationships and Cyber Citizenship|
|To develop a national identity and cultivate a sense of belonging and rootedness to Singapore.
|Celebration of NE Commemorative Days
Learning Journeys (on Singapore’s culture & history, social and economic aspects)
|To promote environmental awareness among staff and students, and to drive implementation of green activities to inculcate in all respect for environment and to make the school a greener place.||Green School Modules
Environmental Awareness Week (Earth Hour, Earth Day, Green Wave)
Keep Singapore Clean Movement
|To develop students, through learning experiences, to be socially responsible citizens who contribute meaningfully to the community, through the learning and application of values, knowledge and skills.
The following are some of the organisations that BLS will be working with in 2017:
Animal Concerns Research & Education Society (ACRES)
Down Syndrome Association (Singapore)
Fei Yue Community Service
Green Schools @ South West
Whispering Hearts Family Service Centre
|VIA through CCA platform|
|HOD CCE||Mdm Wong Wai Munfirstname.lastname@example.org
|CCE coordinators||Mr Ong Kheng Loon
Ms Nazerah Latif
|ECG coordinator||Nur Faidah Hassanemail@example.com
|VIA coordinator||Ms Susan Liangfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Environmental coordinator||Mr Salizam Jaafaremail@example.com
|National Education coordinator||Mdm Nisha Munavvarfirstname.lastname@example.org
|Ms Wang Xiaoxi
Mdm Nur Lydia Johari