Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

NEWSPAPER CLIPPINGS 2013

http://www.teo-education.com/teo/?p=25394

http://www.nst.com.my/nation/general/all-for-use-of-english-in-schools-1.288808

https://www.facebook.com/wanhanim.mohamednoor/media_set?set=a.10201085196708985.1073741850.1140581823&type=3




PERLIS OPS ENGLISH CLUSTERS

PILOT PROJECT 2012
SMK Syed Alwi - FORM 1


CLUSTER 2013
SATELITE SCHOOL
SMK Syed Alwi - FORM 1 & 2
SCHOOL'S IN THE CLUSTER - FORM 1
SMK Kuala Perlis
SMK Arau
SMK Tengku Suleiman
SMK Putra

CLUSTER 2014
EXISTING CLUSTER - FORM 1 & 2
SATELITE SCHOOL
SMK Syed Alwi 
SCHOOL'S IN THE CLUSTER 
SMK Kuala Perlis
SMK Arau
SMK Tengku Suleiman
SMK Putra

CLUSTER 1
SATELITE SCHOOL - FORM 1
SMK Tuanku Lailatul Shahreen
SCHOOL'S IN THE CLUSTER
SMK Perlis
SMK Syed Hassan
SMK Abi
SMK 

CLUSTER 2
SATELITE SCHOOL - FORM 1
SMK Syed Sirajuddin
SCHOOL'S IN THE CLUSTER
SMK Raja Puan Muda Tengku Fauziah
SMK Dato Ali Ahmad
SMK Mata Air
SMK Beseri

CLUSTER 3
SATELITE SCHOOL - FORM 1
SMK Tengku Budriah
SCHOOL'S IN THE CLUSTER
SMK Padang Besar Utara
SMK Syed Ahmad
SMK Sanglang
SMK Syed Saffi

Observation Checklist for OPS-English Training Session

ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING CENTRE
KEMENTERIAN PELAJARAN MALAYSIA

ORAL PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH FOR SECONDARY SCHOOLS (OPS-English)

Observation Checklist for OPS-English Training Session
Indicate with a tick () against the features highlighted/ observed.
T = Teacher, Ss = Students


Observation points
Responses
Tick ()
Comments
Page 1 - Stimulus


T guides students to talk about the Title.


T gets students to talk about the pictures in relation to the title and theme.

T accepts all possible answers.

T reinforces in English any responses given in Bahasa Malaysia, Tamil or Chinese.

Page 2 – Building Blocks


T gets students to look at the pictures on the page.


T gets students to say aloud the words related to the pictures on the page.

T asks questions to elicit responses about the pictures.

T prepares students for the listening activity.

T plays the audio to allow students to listen and practise saying aloud the words related to the topic.

T plays the audio several times and pauses after each picture to allow students to internalise the targeted vocabulary.

T reinforces the vocabulary learned.

Page 3 – Language In Action


T draws students’ attention to the pictures.


T asks students what they see in the pictures.

T asks students to predict what the video is about.

T plays video for students to view and listen once completely.

T plays for the second time and pauses at every sentence pattern.

 At every pause, T asks questions to help students be aware of the sentence patterns.

T ensures that the responses must use the sentence patterns learned.

T ensures that all students participate actively.

Page 4 – Language In Use


Ss talk about the pictures. 


Ss practise the sentence patterns with guidance/prompts from T to reinforce sentence patterns learned.   

Ss  use the sentence patterns learned in pairs or groups to speak on a certain topic

Page 5 – Having Fun


Ss  talk about the pictures 


Ss work in groups to discuss on the assigned topic.

Ss are able to use English to share input/ideas within their groups

Page 6 – Fun In Sharing


Ss talk about the pictures


Ss work in groups to carry out a project-based assignment

Ss present their project orally to the class.

Oral Proficiency in English for Secondary Schools (OPS-English) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


A.   PROGRAMME RELATED
1.    What is OPS-English?
·       An initiative in the 1Agenda KPM which consists of  100 top initiatives
·       OPS-English is ranked 35 amongst the top 100 initiatives
·         This initiative is stated in the Pelan Pembangunan Pendidikan Malaysia (PPPM) which was launched by PM in September 2012. (4-11: PengukuhanPengajaranB. Ing) – Wave 1 (2013 – 2015)Provide the Xeroxed cover pg& relevant pg.
·       OPS-English is aimed at developing the students’ oral and aural skills
2.    What is the purpose of this programme?
·       The purpose is to impact the upcoming English language curriculum (KSSM)  which will in introduced in 2017
·       Integration of OPS-English into the KSSM (greater emphasis on listening and speaking)
3.    What are the objectives of OPS-English?
·       To listen to and understand spoken English
·       To build students’ confidence in speaking English
4.    Why is my school chosen?
·       OPS-English programme will be rolled out to all schools in Bands 3- 6 (in stages)
·       There are approximately 2,044 schools in bands 3- 6

5.    Can I ask my students to do some writing?
·       OPS-English focuses on integrated listening and speaking skills; reading and writing skills are incidental
·       The T & L process must be fully focused on OPS-English
(integrated L&S)
·       Reading and writing are encouraged in different ways i.e. journaling, personal responses, gathering information for individual and group work by reading materials in the library and internet. (These inter-related activities must be done apart from the OPS-English lessons.)
·       Lessons in the classroom must be focused on using the OPS-English concept to build students foundation in the listening and speaking skills- 100% -OPS teaching.

6.    How do I cater for better students?
·       The activities in the Teacher’s Companion serve as guidelines for teachers.
·       Teachers are encouraged to adapt, adopt and innovate the tasks for better students. (using the stimulus provided)
7.    How do I get my very weak students to speak?
·       The teacher’s role is vital – model the language, use the Audio-video DVD to expose students to vocabulary – trigger words are given along with pictures to help students to acquire the basics of language learning
·       Go at the students’ pace. Repeat a lesson if necessary.
·       Use teacher talk and effective questioning techniques in the language classroom – refer to the training notes given during the training sessions.

B.   SET SYSTEM
1.    What is the Set System?
Structure whereby placing the Ss level of proficiency which is  after taking the diagnostic test. Normal P&P. Set system is under the perusal of CDD

Curriculum Planning and Development Division

 /BPK

Bahagian Pembangunan Kurikulum

.

2.    What do we do when we don’t have enough teachers?
·       Contact BPSH 

Bahagian Pengurusan Sekolah Harian

or CDD.
·       OPS still can be conducted

3.    How do we carry out OPS-English in large classes? (With set system, the enrolment for Average English Proficiency (AEP) students is bigger)
·       Effective group work
·       Tap on the good students
·       Training notes
·       Cooperative learning

C.    SCHOOL-BASED ASSESSMENT
1.    What is SBA?
It is a Formative Test under the perusal of LP 

Lembaga Peperiksaan.


2.    How do I carry out SBA in the OPS-English programme?
Follow the guidelines stipulated in the OPS-English TH.

3.    How do I assess the students?
·       During OPS except for the three descriptors
·       During individual &groupwork
·       Give input from Pg 1-3 and then may begin to access

4.    How do I keep evidence for SBA?
·       Find out what has the school determine for filing.
·       Ask them for their existing system in school.

D.   RESOURCES
1.    My school does not have enough TV or LCDs. How do I carry out the activity for page 2 of each unit?
·       Pg. 2 is a talking page. Teacher can model the pronunciation of vocabulary.
·       Allow the weaker classes to use the audio.
·       Teachers can use TV, CD player, Notebook and Ipad.
·        Lack of TVs –propose to PIBG.
·       Groupwork
Our support
-         Make sure teachers provide wait time
-         Be tech savy and use technology to it’s advantage
-         Build confidence
-         Facilitate and pay attention
-         Fun learning and non- threatening
-         Allow room for mistake
-         Why not in primary schools  because KSSR has taken precedence and there are many other related programmes for Eng in the primary schs.
-         Towards the realisation of KSSM.
-         OPS-English books will be manage by Panitia dibawah seliaan SPBT.
-         Surat Edaran will be sent in March tentatively.

-          Teachers Reflection Sheet (TRS) is for every class and every unit 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

pictures of OPS English on Facebook

OPS ENGLISH 13TH - 17TH FEB 2012

ops english students handbook

ops eng group presentation – empress hotel lead trainers course

ops english perlis cluster

lead trainers ops english empress hotel

ops English 2013

ops English 2012

banner n buttons

the making of video

Dr Cynthia and Dr Ramesh visit
https://www.facebook.com/wanhanim.mohamednoor/media_set?set=a.10201244646495130.1073741858.1140581823&type=3

ops english northern zone lead trainers course
https://www.facebook.com/wanhanim.mohamednoor/media_set?set=a.10201693328111890.1073741883.1140581823&type=3