Category: Please Mind the Platform Gap

Monday Enrichment Programme Preview ‘19: Business Leaders Programme (BLP)

By Levina Gan (19S03E)

Overwhelmed by the myriad of opportunities, I’m sure many of you may be conflicted about how to manage your time in JC. Or in this case, how to spend your Monday mornings. Well, you could choose to prolong your beauty sleep, or for those up for an academic challenge, you’ll be glad to know that the wide range of Monday Enrichment Programme serves as a great avenue to acquire knowledge outside of our syllabus! One such programme, would be the Business Leaders Programme (BLP), which I will be explaining in this article. Hopefully, this will help you make a more informed choice as to which Monday Enrichment Programme you would like to join.

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Monday Enrichment Programme Preview ‘19: International Service-Learning & Leadership Elective (ISLE)

By Edmund Zhang (19S06S)

No matter how comprehensive the introduction sessions and pamphlets they give you, no matter how vivid the personal anecdotes from the seniors are, nothing really prepares you for the rigour and intensity of the hectic 9 months ahead of you.

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Monday Enrichment Programme Preview ‘19: Government Civics and Engagement Programme (GCEP)

By Xuan Zi Han (19A01A)

Questions like what’s the use of ‘I pledge allegiance’ without understanding? Like why is it so easy to divert thoughts and implant others? Like what is freedom and why is it so hard to explain? The Children’s Story keeps asking me all sorts of questions I cannot answer. Perhaps you can — then your children will…”

This is how The Children’s Story, written by British-American author James Clavell, concludes, and how our 2018 GCEP cycle started and continued — with a tinge of scepticism and an invitation for collective inquiry.

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Monday Enrichment Programme Preview ‘19: E.W. Barker Institute of Sport Science Research Programme (EWBIS)

By Dorothea Ban (19S06A) and Nicole Tong (19S06E)

After sitting through numerous talks about Monday Enrichment Programmes, many Y5s wonder, “Should I join a Monday Enrichment Programme? Is it worth it to wake up early on Monday mornings? There are so many programmes, which should I choose?” Well, fret not for we are here to tell you more about the E.W. Barker Institute of Sport Science Research Programme!

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Monday Enrichment Programme Preview ‘19: Ecological Literacy Programme (Eco-Lit)

By Pyari Chopra (19SO3B) and Shanyl Ong (19S06C)

Contrary to popular belief, the Ecological Literacy Programme, also commonly referred to as ‘Eco-Lit’, isn’t just your typical ‘green club’ or environmental advocacy group. With a plethora of field trips lined up for its members, you’d be hard-pressed to find another enrichment programme that takes you out of the conventional classroom like Eco-Lit does.

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