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Taiwan (Taipei) 17 – 22 Nov 2013


Highlights of Trip :

  • Visit to the Taipei Public Library Beitou Branch (‘Green Library’)北投绿色博物馆, which is a marvel of green architecture. 
  • Visit to Rabbit Pencils Factory 玉兔文具工厂to learn about the history of pencils and pencil-making and enjoy making your own personalized pencils on the spot.
  • Yilan Toucheng Leisure Farm 头城农场 to enjoy the farm activities, such as animal feeding, fruit and vegetable picking, fishing and padi planting.

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Purposeful Engagement

Hands-on activities and farm-stay


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ICT embedded

Making of travel video to introduce Taiwan to peers, and/or travel blog.


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Refer to website https://www.facebook.com/rvpstaiwan


Holistically integrated

Pupils put up performance for the local schools. They also have hands-on experience in Pencil-Making and Animal Feeding, Fruits & Vegetables Picking, Fishing and Padi-Planting.


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Thinking Driven

Pupils divided out the work amongst themselves to make the video during the trip and after they returned.


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Active Experimentation

After learning the history of pencils & pencils-making, the pupils had hands-on experience with the making of pencils.


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Concrete Experience

Pupils applied their skills learnt from Financial Literacy Workshop, and the Reporters’ Training Workshop.


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Reflective Observation

Pupils did their reflection throughout the trip, to be included in their travel video projects.


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Abstract Conceptualisation

Pupils learn about different currency exchange rates before the trip. During the trip, they have to manage their money well.


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A Reporters’ Training Workshop was conducted for pupils prior the trip. Pupils had hands-on experience in the making of their own travel video.


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Creative & Adaptive Learners

Pupils picked up new skills and improvised on the spot.


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World-Ready Citizens

Interaction with the local people.


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Confident & Skilled Communicators

Pupils to interview local people for their travel videos.


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Caring & Emphatic Citizens

Pupils will learn how to care for the environment through the local school, ‘Green Library’ Taipei Public Library Beitou Branch and the farm-stay at Yilan Toucheng Leisure Farm.


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