Adult Learning Symposium - Welcome

Days to ALS 2014

Programme

Singapore Workforce Development Agency Institute for Adult Learning

Thu, 10th July

    • 0800 - 0855
    • Registration

    • 0900 - 0930
    • Opening Ceremony

      Guest of Honour: Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister, Ministry of Manpower

    • 1000 - 1030
    • Tea Break

    • 1030 - 1115
    • Keynote Speaker – Dr Shahid Yusuf

      Growth in Small Advanced Economies: The Role of Continuing Education and Training

    • 1115 - 1200
    • Keynote Speaker – Dr Matt Bower

      Using Augmented Reality Technologies to Enhance Classroom Learning

    • 1200 - 1330
    • Lunch

    • 1330 - 1405
    • Session 1

      Mr Rahul Varma: Extracting the most out of on-demand access to content and learning through digital and mobile devices, or any other technology platforms, to create new ways of learning and learning delivery

      Session 2

      Dr Sarojni Choy: Effective Models and Practices for Continuing Education and Training

      Session 3

      Dr Parveen Sandhu: Understanding Adult Educators’ Perceptions of Continuous Professional Development at the Institute for Adult Learning, Singapore

    • 1405 - 1440
    • Session 1

      Dr Selena Chan: Shaken into Flexible and Mobile Delivery: One Institution’s Experience

      Session 2

      Dr Lee Tsao Yuan: CLAF: An integrated Approach to Leadership and Talent Development

      Session 3

      Mr Jix Sze: The Cornerstone of Transformation

    • 1450 - 1525
    • Session 1

      Military Expert 5 (ME5) Ryan Ng: A Maintenance Simulator for Air Force Engineers: The RSAF Experience

      Session 2

      Mr Nelson R Gonzalez and Ms Susan Mann: Learning-as-a-Service: Data Analytics for a New Collaborative Adult Learning Ecosystem

      Session 3

      Dr Monika Hackel: Transfer of new technology know-how into VET – A description process based on a qualitative study in German Manufacturing Industry

    • 1525 - 1600
    • Session 1

      Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Ho Mee Yin: LEAP App: A Lesson Planning Support Tool for SAF instructors

      Session 2

      Ms Renee Tan: Harnessing Diversity for Better Learning

      Session 3

      Ms Lai Poi Shan: Development of Learning Facilitator Competencies Instrument (LFCI)

    • 1600 - 1630
    • Tea Break

    • 1630 - 1705
    • Session 1

      Mr R Gopinathan and Ms Tang Buay Choo: Presentation by the Special Interest Group of the Adult Education Network on Bite-Sized Learning

      Session 2

      Dr Gog Soon Joo: Unique Opportunities, New Challenges: the Nexus of Learning and Performance in CET

      Session 3

      Mr David Yeo: Transformative Perspectives to Workforce Training and Learning

    • 1705 - 1740
    • Session 1

      Mr R Gopinathan and Ms Tang Buay Choo: Presentation by the Special Interest Group of the Adult Education Network on Bite-Sized Learning

      Session 2

      Mr Raja Chowdhury: Transforming Challenges into Opportunities: A Case Study on Just In Time - Cooperative Education

      Session 3

      Dr Joyce Tan & Ms Guo Xiangcen: Research-informed Policies and Practices at the Centre for Workplace Literacy: A Case Study

    • 1800 - 2100
    • Networking Cocktail and Dinner (Buffet will be served)

Fri, 11th July

    • 0800 - 0900
    • Registration

    • 0900 - 1000
    • Keynote Speaker – Prof Andrew Ng (presenting via webinar)

      The Online Revolution: Education for Everyone

    • 0900 - 0930
    • Concurrent Session

      Ms Joan Heng: A strategy to attract and develop local workforce in Construction Industry of Singapore

    • 0930 - 1000
    • Concurrent Session

      Ms Annie Karmel: Flourishing as a freelance adult educator in Singapore

    • 1000 - 1040
    • Tea break

    • 1040 - 1115
    • Session 1

      Mr Siddharth Jain: Learning how to play and use gamelets effectively – Challenges and strategies for creating engagement in training and skills development

      Session 2

      Dr Soo Wai Man, Mr Manaf Haris, Mr Nedivi Raanan, Mr Freddy Levi, Mr Punshi Rajit (Panel Discussion): CET Innovation Funds, Forms and Foci

      Session 3

      Dr Helen Bound and Mr Lee Wee Chee: Linking Learning and Performance

    • 1115 - 1150
    • Session 1

      Dr Michael Choy: Enabling Mindfulness and Learning at Work: A Learning Design Perspectives

      Session 2

      Dr Soo Wai Man, Mr Manaf Haris Mr Nedivi Raanan, Mr Freddy Levi, Mr Punshi Rajit (Panel Discussion): CET Innovation Funds, Forms and Foci

      Session 3

      Dr Weelai Suwarnarat: Reflective Practice: A Culture for Change

    • 1150 - 1300
    • Lunch

    • 1300 - 1310
    • Theme Weaver Reflection - Ms Lai Poi Shan

    • 1310 - 1355
    • Keynote Speaker – Dr Jack Whitehead

      Improving Learning and Practice in the Workplace Through Living Theory

    • 1355 - 1440
    • Keynote Speaker – Prof John Field

      Building Social Capital for Lifelong Learning in the Workplace

    • 1440 - 1510
    • Tea Break

    • 1555 - 1625
    • Panel Discussion with Keynote Speakers

      Dr Matt Bower, Prof John Field, Dr Lee Kwok Cheong, Dr Jack Whitehead and Dr Shahid Yusuf

      Dr Joyce Tan (Moderator)

    • 1625 - 1645
    • Closing Address by WDA Chief Executive – Mr Ng Cher Pong

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