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Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Cohort Learning Experiences

ECG in St Patrick’s School highlights the importance of self-responsibility, as students make informed decisions in working towards their goals. In line with the national Skills Future movement, the department continues to engage students in the area of Education and Career Guidance (ECG) through lessons and learning journeys.

Secondary 1 students first discover more about themselves, their individual interests through self-evaluation tools and a visit to the Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI).

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Learning more about Live-coding as part of post-exams activities.


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Secondary 1 students during a visit to Lifelong Learning Institute in November 2019.


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Secondary 1 students during a visit to Lifelong Learning Institute in November 2019.


At Secondary 2, students are provided with information about what they need to achieve their career, including the subjects they need to choose. 

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Secondary 2 students exploring a NITEC course during ITE Experience Day.


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Secondary 2 students exploring the various post-secondary educational institution booths in the school hall during ECG Day.


All Secondary Three students are provided with applied learning opportunities in various post-secondary institutions to enrich their career guidance curriculum. Elective Modules (EMs) such as Small Business Operations and Video Production are held in school while Advanced Elective Module (AEMs) such as Electronic Design and Development and are taught by Polytechnic lecturers. 

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Fitness and Conditioning Elective Module as Post-exam activity in October 2021 as part of learning more about themselves.

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Secondary 3 students in the middle of their self-scripted performance during an Advance Elective Module.


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Secondary 3 students who won the “Best Airport Model” design during the AEM on Air Traffic Controller.


Secondary 4 & 5 students are provided with knowledge to help guide them with longer term career goals, so that students can utilise the information gained on the various post-secondary education pathways to set realistic and achievable targets for the rest of the year to work towards. 

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Students attending a talk by an alumnus during ECG Day.


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Students exploring various booths during the annual ECG Day.


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Parents joined their sons for an alumni career talk on Airport operations during ECG Day.