Category: MEP Previews

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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Monday Enrichment Programme Preview ‘19: Bicultural Programme (China)

By Jowell Ling (19S07B)

To most JC students, Secondary 4 will be the last year that they come into contact with anything related to Chinese while in school. But for the 25 or so participants of the Bicultural Programme (China), the Chinese Language is not only a tool for communication, but also a key to unlock greater understandings of what goes on in another part of Asia.

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