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Character and Citizenship Education 

                                         “Our education system must...nurture Singapore citizens of good character,
so that everyone has the moral resolve to withstand an uncertain future,
and a strong sense of responsibility to contribute to the success of Singapore
and the well-being of fellow Singaporeans.”
Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education

CCE is central to the 21st Century Competencies Framework. It emphasises the interconnectedness of the core values, social and emotional competencies and civic literacy, global awareness and cross-cultural skills that are critical for character and citizenship development of our students. CCE shifts our focus from programmes and individual endeavours to a common purpose of inculcating values and building competencies in our students to develop them into good individuals and useful citizens.
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CCE Vision


The CCE department aims to nurture in our students strong moral values, enabling them to become citizens of good character who will step forward to make a difference.

CCE Programmes in CHIJ Kellock:

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CCE Learning Outcomes


The learning outcomes of CCE state what we want our students to learn and attain in CCE, and guide the development of the curriculum for CCE.

  • Develop self-awareness and self-management skills to achieve personal well-being and effectiveness.

  • Apply moral reasoning, display responsibility in decision-making, and demonstrate integrity to stand by moral principles and shared values.

  • Develop social awareness and demonstrate interpersonal skills to build and maintain positive relationships.

  • Demonstrate resilience in the face of individual, community and national challenges, and develop the ability to turn challenges to opportunities.

  • Appreciate our national identity, develop a sense of belonging to Singapore, and demonstrate commitment to the well-being, security and defence of the nation.

  • Demonstrate socio-cultural sensitivity and promote social cohesion and harmony in Singapore as a multi-cultural society.

  • Demonstrate care for others and contribute actively towards improving the lives of others to build a bright future for ourselves and to progress together as one nation.

  • Demonstrate the ability to reflect on and respond to community, national and global issues, and to make informed and responsible decisions as a citizen.

The above information is taken from the CCE Toolkit for Singapore Schools Version 1.0.


Contact us:

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Head Of Department CCE/Partnership
Ms Joy Zhang-Low
Email: low_ai_ling@moe.edu.sg