Experiential Learning Programme (ELP)
As students, we do remember those “ah ha” moments when learning becomes real as we connect the experiences to what we have learnt in class.
The Experiential Learning Programme (ELP) at Pasir Ris Crest Secondary is a 3-day programme of engaging and motivating learning experiences for students in authentic environment not restricted to the confines of the classroom.
Whether it is designing healthy meals based on the restaurant context, or applying Mathematical concepts to solve problems in Tampines Hub to instilling a sense of personal responsibility and civic-mindedness in neighbourhood food centres, students can look forward to a range of experiences that support them in making connections to the real world.
The benefits of an Experiential Learning Programme are extensive, ranging from honing the skills of critical thinking, problem solving and decision making in coming up with the fastest fruit-powered model car in the Chemistry laboratory, harnessing the application of knowledge and skills across different subjects disciplines while immersing in ArtScience, to developing effective communication, social and thinking skills while interacting with tourists along Singapore River.
One important aspect of the ELP is the planning and customisation of three day learning experiences by teaching teams from various IP and CCE departments at the start of each academic year. This provides opportunity to create student-centred programmes for the unique Crestian experience.
“Learning is experience. Everything else is just information” Albert Einstein