Applied Learning Programme
St. Hilda’s Secondary embarked on the Applied Learning Programme (ALP) - iTHink: The Hildan Approach to English Language Learning at the beginning of this year with the Secondary One Express and Normal Academic students. The school has selected the subject - English Language - as the platform to develop critical thinkers and effective communicators, an outcome that is aligned to MOE’s ALP initiative of connecting academic knowledge and thinking skills with the real world. Lessons are designed to engage students in the co-construction of learning new knowledge as they develop 21st century competencies and the desired disposition of being future ready. In addition, the core level programme for Secondary Ones is public speaking with the incorporation of toastmaster skills. The intended outcome is to mould Hildans who are able to form opinions and justified viewpoints. Next year, the ALP programme would be extended to include the Secondary Two Express and Normal Academic students. Indeed, Hildans completing the ALP programme over the four/five years of their secondary school life would exhibit the Hildan Distinctive - a Confident, Caring and Disciplined Leader.