What are Elective Modules ?
EMs have been introduced into the Normal Course to broaden the learning experiences of N(A) and N(T) students and to provide for their varied learning needs and styles. EMs could cover a range of industry niches, opening up possibilities that extend beyond secondary school education.
What are the objectives of EMs?
The design of an EM should meet one or more of the following objectives :
1) To extend and build on the learning objectives of existing N(A) / N(T) subjects.
2) To introduce to a course of study in post-secondary education
3) To expose students to possible career paths.
How do EMs benefit our students ?
They enable students to make informed choices when pursuing further studies or deciding on a career path. It also allows them to pursue areas of interest that take them beyond the curriculum.
Category A Elective Modules :
These are modules offered by ITE. HIHS will tie up with ITE when the students are in Secondary Four so as to enable them to make an informed choice when choosing their course of study after the completion of their ‘N’ Level Examinations.
Studying for a short period of time at ITE will also expose the students to the rigors of post-Secondary education.
Some examples of Elective Modules offered by ITE
- Laser Show
- Social Media Content Development
- Personal Finance
Personal Finance Training at ITE Central
Engineering Training at ITE Central
Category B Elective Modules
These are modules which can link up with the industrial experts so as to enrich the students’ experience in their respective fields of interests.
The modules offered are a good mix of Science, Technology and Hospitality types of courses which cater to the diverse interests of students in terms of career opportunities.
Some examples of Category B Elective Modules
- Sports and Wellness
- Toy Artiste
- Culinary Artiste
- Building Models with 3-d Printer
Percussion Artiste Studio Training
Chef Training at Pizza Hut
For Normal (Technical) students, they can follow up whatever they have learnt in their Elective Modules or through everyday subjects by executing special projects or going through enriching learning journeys.
Some examples of programs or activities conducted under the NTerprise program.
- Overseas Learning Journeys
- Social Enterprise Project Collaborations
- Entrepreneurial Competitions
- Youth-initiated Projects
- Entrepreneurial Training and Development
Collaboration with Student Care Services
Fashion NTerprise with Noel Caleb