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Student Leadership Development Programme
The student leadership development programme is designed to develop every pupil as a leader of character. Every pupil will be given an opportunity to be a leader, beginning at the class level.
The four leadership qualities are:
- lead by example
- serve with humility
- take initiative, and
- work well with and inspire others.
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Student Leaders’ Investiture
The annual student leaders’ investiture is held in the first semester during assembly programme. At this investiture, pupil leaders (ranging from Citizenship Education ambassadors, safety leaders to CCA leaders, Prefects and more) will be formally acknowledged and presented with specific badges by the Principal and Vice-Principal. At the same time, the investiture serves as an opportunity to acknowledge that every pupil in HGS is a leader.
Student Leadership Framework
The student leadership framework comprises of a three-tiered development programme. Every pupil will be given an opportunity to be a class leader. At the exemplary level, selected pupils will take on the positions of prefects, CCA leaders, ambassadors and representatives. At the pinnacle of the student leadership hierarchy will be the prefects (inspiring leaders) who have exhibited all the values and leadership qualities very strongly and are selected and interviewed to serve the Prefectorial board. The board comprises of the Head Prefect, Assistant Head Prefects and Head of Councils.
Leadership Training Framework
To support the pupils in developing their leadership skills, a three-tiered training framework was created.
Comprehensive Leadership Training Programme (Some key training programmes)
In addition to the above key training programmes, there would be specialised training programmes catered for different groups of leaders so as to hone their skills in the specific areas.
P5 student leaders cooking at the
P5 Leadership Adventure Camp
(Advanced Leadership Training Programme)
Prefects facilitating a workshop at the
Tanjong Katong Leadership Symposium
(Self-directed learning Programme)
2Tanjong Katong Secondary School conducting a basic Leadership training for selected student (Basic leadership training for
specific student leaders)
Pupils presenting the qualities of a
Peer Support Leader (PSL) at the
P4 Peer Support Leadership Programme (Advanced Leadership Training Programme)