28 May 2002 Promoting photonics learning and research among secondary school students
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Proceedings Volume 4588, Seventh International Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics; (2002) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.468690
Event: Education and Training in Optics and Photonics 2001, 2001, Singapore, Singapore
Abstract
As a premier institute of learning in Singapore, The Chinese High School (CHS) is committed to nurturing the high academic achievers in the country to be forerunners and leaders in research, technology, business and government. We have chosen to stimulate our talented young minds by constantly exposing them to new frontiers of knowledge and technology as one would find in photonics. Our strategies of achieving the objectives are the following: (1) Prepare a series of activity-based lessons that cater for all levels, particularly the juniors, so as to get students interested in the subject. (2) Organize talks and seminars by renowned scientists and entrepreneurs to motivate and to expose our pupils to new applications and developments in photonics. (3) Provide the students with top-notch facilities within the campus to encourage and to support more students to do research. (4) Establish strategic alliances with local and international organizations through mentorship, attachment and immersion programs. (5) Encourage teachers to upgrade themselves to keep abreast with the latest developments in photonics through participation in workshops and conferences. (6) Attract talented primary school students with special interest in photonics to join our school. The CHS Photonics Learning and Research Center was set up in 2000. We are very fortunate to continue to obtain full support from the school administration, various professional bodies and institutes of higher learning, be it locally or from abroad, in running our programs.
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Yoong Koy Lam, Yoong Koy Lam, Tuan-Kay Lim, Tuan-Kay Lim, } "Promoting photonics learning and research among secondary school students", Proc. SPIE 4588, Seventh International Conference on Education and Training in Optics and Photonics, (28 May 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.468690; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.468690
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