The Chinese Language Elective Programme at Secondary Level (CLEP-Sec) is introduced by the Ministry of Education to be implemented from 2020. It aims to nurture promising students to attain a high level of language proficiency in Chinese, and enhance their understanding of Chinese literature. The programme also aims to develop these students to become effectively bilingual so as to better serve the needs of our nation.
Curriculum Content 课程内容
The duration of the programme is two years. All students enrolled in CLEP-Sec must offer O Level Literature in Chinese, in either full or elective Chinese Language Literature.
Programme Activities 深广活动
CLEP-Sec students will jointly attend two signature activities organised by MOE. A one to two-day camp will be held locally during the June holidays of Secondary 3 with a focus on Post-Secondary Educational Institutions’ (PSEI) MTL Pathways and CL-related interests. A one to two-week overseas immersion programme will be organised towards the end of Secondary 3.
Students will also participate in school-based activities and programmes such as Literary lectures, Meet-the-Author sessions, enrichment workshops, project work competition etc.
At the end of Secondary 2, students must obtain at least:
Grade B3 in Higher Chinese (HCL) or
Grade A2 in Chinese (CL)
Programme Incentives 奖励措施
1) Chinese Language Elective Scholarship (CLES)
CLEP-Sec students who are Singapore citizens and achieved outstanding performance in lower secondary will be considered for the CLES awarded by MOE.
-The CLES is tenable for 2 years.
-Recipients will receive an annual scholarship allowance of $1,000. School fees will also be covered, subject to an annual cap of $2,400. Recipients are not required to enter into a bond with the Singapore government.
-Subsidy for overseas immersion trip will be given.
-The renewal of the CLES is subject to the recipient’s Secondary 3 examination performance and conduct.
2) CLEP-Sec certificate
A certificate of recognition will be presented to students upon completion of the 2-year programme.
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