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Character & Citizenship Programme



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.

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Feel the Power Assembly Talk

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Speak Good English Week Assembly Programme


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  • Character and Citizenship Education (CCE) Lessons
The goal of the CCE lessons is to inculcate values and build competencies in our students so as to develop them not just to be good individuals but useful citizens. Students are engaged and enriched through the special crafted in-house heritage modules where students learn about the school’s rich history. Student leaders also conduct leadership modules for their peer during CCE lessons using the leadership challenge model.

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  • Cyber-Wellness Programme
Through our programmes and initiatives, the Cyber-Wellness Committee 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.

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  • Education and Career Guidance (ECG) Programme
Keeping abreast of the emerging trends and developments as well as remain 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.

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  • Values In Action (VIA) Programme
The Values In Action (VIA) Programme aims to expose students to age-appropriate experiences that promote care, volunteerism and social entrepreneurship in different areas/ways. Through the Design Thinking approach, students will be taught not only how to define the problem but also generate alternative solutions, choose and implement the most appropriate one and evaluate the resulting outcome to solve real-world issues.

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Click on this link to view more hand drawn bookmarks by our students. (This was a VIA project executed by our secondary two students to promote the love for the English Language as well as to share good public speaking tips.)

  • Counselling Programme
The purpose of Counselling Programme providing timely counselling support for the students. Supporting the programme are the ECG counsellor, school counsellors teacher counsellors and AED (LBS - Learning Behaviour Specialist).

  • National Education Programme
The goal of the National Education Programme is to develop national cohesion, cultivate the instinct for survival as a nation and boost student confidence in our nation’s future.

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