Innovation & Enterprise (I&E)
Vision: Enrich, Explore, Excite@ZHPS
We strive to value add through these 4 key channels - curriculum, environment, systems & structures and contributions to community - in our pursuit to enhance the holistic development of our staff and students.
MOE ExcelFest 2017
P1-P4 Teachers attended MOE ExcelFest 2017 to gain some ideas by going around the exhibition hall and attending the sharing session. Before going around, they gathered to support the booth put up by our Zhenghua Family!
MOE ExcelFest - Innergy Award 2017
Innovation for Students
Team Excellence Assesment
The School participates in Team Excellence Assesment(previously known as IQC) yearly to validate our innovation processes.
|Science||Developing Scientific Reasoning And Communication Skills in Students||Gold|
|Art & Music||Learning, The Artful Thinking Way||Gold|
|IPW||Developing Socio-Emotional and Communications Skills in Primary 1 Students||Gold|
Read, Reap & Write
To improve the effectiveness of staff in managing Overseas Learning Programme
Weight Management Programme
To improve the process of managing Sports CCA for better outcomes
P1 & P2 Assembly Programme: 101 forms of our palm or palms.
In the Assembly Programme, students are exposed the tool CAMP which is extracted from the tool SCAMPER. Student use this innovation tool to create a variation of their palm or palms.
Put to Other Use
Integrated Project Work
P1 – P4 students are also involved in team innovation through Integrated Project Work. In-line with the I&E Philosophy, students get to explore and research for information. And, student dare to share ideas and create new products.
|Exploration – Students went on a Learning Journey to the zoo (in-line with the English Language syllabus)||Exploration – Students search for more information at the computer lab.||Students dare to create new products.|
Students give suggestions for school improvement through the problem solving activity. In 2015, this programme is pegged to the P3 level. Problems that are seen happening around the school are posed by the teachers. Students give ideas on possible solutions to these ideas.Thematic Suggestion Challenge is open to all students every term. Students are able to propose ideas for school improvement. Themes are pegged to the 4 Innovation Pillars.
Innovation for Staff
In the pursuit for continuous improvement, Innovation Projects are done by every department in the school lead by the respective Key Personnels and Innovation Representatives using the customised DA2TE@ZHPS tool which is aligned to the PIER and PDCA approach to monitor the department’s innovation processes.
Innovation Staff Development Programmes
To build the staff capacity to innovate, staff go through professional development programmes such as Innovation Tools & Processes, Creative-Problem Solving, IQC Tools, Processes and Report Writing.
Creative Problem Solving
Professional sharings are done by our school
teachers within and beyond the school. Staff participate in external sharing at
cluster, zonal and national level to share innovative pedagogies with other
members of the fraternity. In addition, the school also participates in WALS
yearly to share our innovative pedagogies with the international community.
Team Excellence Symposium
The school participates in Team Excellence Symposium (previously known as NIQC) yearly to benchmark our innovation processes.
Team Excellence Award 2015:
|ML||To increase quality passes in Oral Component||GOLD|
|SWSN||Please (Play and Learn Social Etiquette)||GOLD|
|TL||To improve students’ reading skills in Tamil Language Oral Examination||GOLD|
|CCE||ViA for the community||GOLD|
|ADMIN||To improve the administrative and operational process||GOLD|