Description of Programme
Join us as we trace Singapore’s interesting journey on its route to Independence as it moved from Colony to Nation. Understand the struggles faced by our leaders during that era. Learn about how the people of Singapore were governed by our Colonial masters and the changes in our political system after independence. Visit key historic buildings, such as Old Parliament House, former City Hall and Supreme Court, all of which played a significant role in shaping who we are as a nation. Discover the fascinating stories behind War Memorials in the Civic District, and understand the motivation that drove thousands to fight for a flag and eventual independence. Sites covered a. St Andrew’s Cathedral (outside) b. Civilian War Memorial c. Esplanade Park – Cenotaph, INA Memorial, Lim Bo Seng Memorial d. Singapore River e. Empress Place f. Old Parliament House (outside) g. National Gallery Singapore (entry subject to availability) h. Supreme Court (entry subject to availability) Meeting point City Hall MRT Station Outside Exit B
Learning Objective / Total Defence Pillars
1. Total Defence (Military, Social & Psychological)
2. Gain a better understanding of Singapore’s path to independence and its political development from the 19th Century to the post-World War II years.
3. Appreciate and be inspired by the stories of the Second World War, and the struggles and sacrifices of our political leaders to establish a post-colonial society.
2.5 - 3 hrs
Session 1: 09:00 – 11:30 / 12:00
Session 2: 14:00 – 16:30 / 17:00
Pricing (per participant)
Min 20 pax: $23.00
Terms and Conditions
a. The units will be allowed to make a one-time amendment to their booking, to be communicated to JPL in writing at least ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity.
b. If the units submit an amendment to their booking less than ten working days before the conduct of the NE Activity, they will be charged an amendment fee.
a. JPL will charge the full amount per participant who is absent from the NE Activity without any valid reason.
b. The charges will be waived in full for absent participants with a valid reason subject to a maximum of 10 per cent of the agreed number of participants.
c. The following valid reasons for absenteeism are:
c.i. Submit a valid medical certificate or relevant medical documentation, or
c.ii. Furnish certain compelling reasons which are unrelated to work commitments, such as compassionate leave
d. Relevant documentation must be provided within 5 working days of the completion of the NE Activity.
a. In the event that units request cancellation of confirmed NE Activities, JPL may impose cancellation charges on these units, if a cancellation notice is not received (in writing) at least 10 working days prior to the confirmed date of the Activity. The cancellation clauses will be as follows:
Cancellation notice (No. of Working Days) before confirmed date of NE Activity and maximum cancellation charges:
Less than 10 working days' notice - 10% of total fees for all participants
Less than 2 working days' notice - 50% of total fess for all participants
Less than 1 working days' notice - 100% of total fees