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Talent Development Programme

Definition and Guiding Principles

Greendale Secondary School’s mission is to ‘Nurture Talent, Develop Character, Inspire Lives’. The school’s vision, ‘Learner, Thinker, Leader’ encapsulates the desire of the school to shape the future-ready Greendale student who would be prepared for and thrive in the 21st-century with the necessary skills and mindsets.

The Greendale Talent Development Programme (GTDP) is aligned to our mission and vision, in particular our strategic thrust of Excellence in Teaching and Learning (differentiating and customizing our curriculum based on student profile and learning needs).

The guiding principles of the GTDP are as follows:

a) To develop Learners, Thinkers and Leaders.

b) To expose our students to a range of programmes in the intellectual, physical, aesthetic and  lifeskills domains and extend their learning in them.

       c) To stretch our students in their respective areas of strength(s) to achieve excellence.

Key Strategies

We have adopted the following three strategies in the GTDP:

  • Exposure – for  students to have an experience in the various Greendale Signature Programmes such as Design, Technology and Engineering, Outdoor Adventure Education, and the Greendale Scientist Programme.
  • Extension – for students who show deeper interest and strength in their respective fields, in the form of special enrichment activities and programmes.
  • Excellence – for outstanding students who desire to excel in their respective fields, through a targeted approach such as inter-school and national competitions.

Highlights of our Talent Management Programme: