Service Learning

Overseas Learning
September 5, 2016
Grassroutes Eco-initiative
September 5, 2016
Greendale Secondary School with MINDS Fernvale Gardens School
Empowering Wheels
  • Increased awareness of strengths and areas for growth
  • Undertaking of new challenges
  • Developing perseverance and commitment through activities
  • Learning of new cycling skills and safety best practices
  • Interaction between the Greendale students and MINDS Fernvale students, to help nurture a sense of compassion and understanding for each other

  • Learning Highlights

  • Learning cycling skills from the ground up, with basic theory, practical and bicycle maintenance sessions.
  • Understanding of the basic physiology that affects hand-eye coordination and the skills to ride defensively, anticipating and avoiding hazardous situations.
  • In addition to the Singapore Cycling Federation Bronze Award Certification, students gained competence to become beginner cycling guides.
  • With their new skills, the Greendale students became cycling befrienders to the disabled students from MINDS Fernvale and spent a memorable and educational time interacting with them.