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Applied Learning Programme (ESP)

Community based Field Studies learning approach

Learn with the Community. Learn for the Community

JSS Community based Field Studies (CFS) approach is a multi-disciplinary school wide learning experience that aims to nurture students into:

Passionate Field Researchers

Active Learners

Concerned Citizens

A field researcher equipped with:

1. Field Research Methodology:
  • Observation
  • Data collection
  • Data presentation
2. Research informed solution 
An active learner who is:

  1. A self-directed learner:
  • Independent
  • Collaborative
2. Able to make connections between disciplines

A concerned citizen who is:

  1. A steward of natural and cultural resources, public lands, and community
  2. Able to apply knowledge to benefit community 

The Community based Field Studies Curriculum adopts a place based field inquiry where students progresses from awareness to application in their learning experience.

4 YEAR PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

YEAR 1

The community is a resource and I must be responsible in conserving its resources

YEAR 2

I must consider the needs of the stakeholders in order to make the community a liveable place.

YEAR 3

I am aware of what my community has done for me and I can contribute to the needs of communities beyond Singapore.

YEAR 4

With my knowledge and talent, I can lead and inspire others to champion the needs and contribute to the community.

Students who are passionate about community needs will be selected to champion and lead others in self intitated community projects.