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Mission / Objectives of Department


Vision: To nurture Distinctive Dunmanites who will become Ethical Change-makers

Mission: The CCE Department is is committed to the mission of providing guidance and support for social and emotional learning to all Dunmanites in order that they become young adults of fine character, capable of achieving academic excellence and making positive contributions to Singapore.

Programmes and Activities


  • Assembly Programme
    • The Assembly programme in Dunman Secondary School is closely link to the total curriculum programme of nurturing students holistically. Its objectives are to build a school spirit and identity as well as to showcase projects and talents through a variety of performances, talks and specialised events organised both internally and externally.
  • Care & Share Day
  • CCE Lessons and Lifeskills Lessons
    • The goal of the CCE / Lifeskills is to inculcate values and build competencies in our students so as to develop them not just to be good individual but useful citizens as well. Keeping abreast of the emerging trends and developments, CCE/Lifeskills hopes to nurture students in such a way that they learn to be responsible and resilient individuals to themselves and others and contribute to the common future.   
  • Class Contact Time
  • Cyberwellness Programme
    • Through our programmes and initiatives, the Cyber Wellness Department aims to promote the importance of good cyber-wellness practices among Dunman students and staff, and encourage them to be safe and responsible users in cyber space.
  • ECG Programme
    • In line with SkillsFuture, Dunman ECG curriculum takes on a more structured yet segmented approach to provide exposure to a wide range of education and career options to our students. Through various platforms such as Career Guidance Seminar for our graduating students, learning journeys to post-secondary institutions and work industries, and ECG guidance modules, we hope to provide students with the necessary information to make an informed decision for their post-secondary education options. 
  • Fostering Life-long Learning & Innovaion in NT students (FLINT) Programme
    • The lower secondary FLINT programme seeks to foster a positive attitude towards life-long learning and a spirit of innovation in our Secondary 1 and 2 NT students. Through this 4-week programme, students were exposed to various activities which would help them discover their talents and build up their self-confidence by learning a new skill.
  • Mustard Seed Initiative (MSI)
    • Mustard Seed Initiative (M.S.I.) aims to provide a tailored and holistic education for our Normal (Academic) students. This is achieved through a differentiated N(A) curriculum in both the academic and non-academic aspects.
    • Differentiation in Instructional Programme is provided though subject banding in Mathematics and Humanities. In addition, outstanding N(A) students are offered to take selected subjects (e.g., Literature, Design and Technology, Mother Tongue and Elementary Mathematics) at O level.
    • The Co-curricular Programme caters to the learning needs of the students through customised programmes such as Learning Journeys, post-examination activities and Value In Action (VIA) activities. 
  • Sexuality Education
  • Sharing on Quote of the Week
    • This initiative was started to allow students to better understand and internalise the meaning of the five school’s core values. This is achieved through the staffs’ and students’ sharing of their reflections and learning points on these specially selected quotations, usually on Monday mornings. These quotations are then prominently displayed in the school throughout the entire week after the sharing.      
  • VIA Programme
    • The Values In Action (VIA) programme in Dunman Secondary School is segmented. Every Dunmanite will go through a common learning experience (activities or programmes organised at school and level wide) during their four to five-year journey with the school. Opportunities are abound for students to show their care and empathy for the community.