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Talent Development Programme

A diamond needs to be polished before it shines. Like diamonds, students with potential need to be appropriately nurtured and developed before they can realize and achieve their potential. The goal of talent development in Kranji Secondary is to help students discover their own interests, strengths, and potentials and to nurture and develop these interests, strengths, and potentials, so that they may become future-ready leaders with a heart to serve.

Our Talent Development Programme is a flagship programme that aims to help our students discover their own interests, strengths, and potential and to nurture and develop these interests, strengths, and potential, so that they may become future-ready leaders with a heart to serve.

Members of the programme are developed through:

  • Structured Mentoring: each student will be assigned a teacher as his/her personal mentor whom they can approach for academic guidance and advice, insights into careers and developmental plans.
  • Skills-based Workshops: students will enjoy public speaking courses and interview skills preparation
  • MP Attachment: talents could be attached to a Member of Parliament during the Meet-the-People Sessions to gain insights of the real concerns of the community. (pending)

Head, Talent Development


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Chermaine Goh (Ms) graduated with a BA degree in English Literature from University College London, UK (First Class Honours), Dean’s List. She was awarded the John Oliver Hobbes Memorial Scholarship in Modern English Literature, and was the winner of the Elsie Hitchcock Prize for the English Linguistics course essay. She completed her Master of Arts in Contemporary Literature in King’s College London, UK, under the Public Service Commission Scholarship, before entering NIE for the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Secondary). Her philosophy about teaching has been shaped by the teachers and mentor-figures she has encountered. She believes that education is about seeing beyond the confines of one’s present circumstances, to grow enough and give of oneself in service of others. 


Head, Kranjian Academy

yang yarong.jpgYang Yarong (Ms) completed her BSc. (First Class Honours), Dean’s List, in Physics, with a Specialisation in Technology and Minor in English Linguistics from the National University of Singapore. She was awarded the MOE Teaching Scholarship (Local), and graduated from NIE with the Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Junior College). She believes that education is more about equipping students with the dispositions and skills to keep learning, rather than simply the memorisation of hard facts and figures.

"Education is that which remains, if one has forgotten everything he learned in school."- Albert Einstein