Major Differences in

3R Programme

3C Programme

Goal and objectives

Promote moral and academic achievement

Promote children’s creativity, collaboration and communication

Curriculum design and pedagogies

- Emphasise English, arithmetic, reading and writing;

- Adopt commercial teaching kits fully;

- Contents follow teaching materials from local publishers;

- Teacher-directed discussions and peer participation

- Rather balanced, but art work was often displayed to show children’s creative ideas and self-expression;

- Appropriately use teaching kits;

- Make attempts to innovate curriculum;

- Learning activities are linked to children’s day to day life;

- Opportunities to collaborate with peers

Teacher’s role

Make sure all the prescribed learning objectives are achieved

Based on their understanding of children’s needs and abilities, design games and other activities to facilitate the 3Cs

Professional development opportunities

Peer observation amongst teachers as part of the in-house training

Seminars and workshops about the 3C concepts were provided as in-house professional training

Learning Environment

No learning corners were set up

Learning corners were set up in classrooms to facilitate active learning experiences

Play-related activities before intervention

After school boys scout and girls scout activities

Weekly Game Day with activities designed by teachers