Secondary Education Programmes

National Education (NE) Ambassador Gallery Docent Track (Silver)


The programme aims to provide students with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience by taking on the roles of researchers and gallery docents. Students will conduct basic research while developing writing and guiding skills.

Introduction - Being a guide [1 Hr 15 Mins]

The fundamentals of how to be effective Gallery Docents – posture, gesturing, attire, body language, voice projection and story-telling - will be further explored.

Writing a Spiel [1 Hr 45 Mins]

Basic writing skills will be taught. Working in teams, students will develop their own spiels based on SDC’s Permanent Exhibits Gallery or their school’s heritage / NE gallery.

Guiding Session and Debrief [3 Hrs]

Students will be exposed to the art of guiding through experiential learning in an authentic environment. They will have the opportunity to use their newly acquired skills by guiding their peers in SDC’s Permanent Exhibits Gallery or their own school’s heritage / NE gallery.

Learning Objectives 

1. Improve self-confidence to be effective NE Ambassadors

2. Enhance guiding and communication skills

3. Improve research and writing skills

Programme Details

 Duration
7 Hrs (Inclusive of break) 
 Recommended Level
Secondary 1 - Secondary 5 
 No. Of Participants 
Min. 30 pax / Max. 40 pax 
(per class)


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