Published on: 25-Oct-2017
SCSE Associate Chair (Academic), Prof Nicolas Vun presents a token and certificate to the Best Peer Coach, Calvin Che Zi Yi (CS, Year 3) and Best Peer Tutor, Zhao Jing Yi (CS, Year 3).
Peer tutors and coaches for the Semester 1 of Academic Year 2017/2018 attended the Student-led Tutorial Group (STG) Briefing Session together with the previous semester’s peer tutors and coaches on 13 Sep 2017. SCSE Associate Chair (Academic), Prof Vun Chan Hua, Nicholas, SCSE Associate Chair (Faculty), Assoc Prof Goh Wooi Boon and SCSE Associate Chair (Students), Assoc Prof Quek Hiok Chai graced the session.
The Peer Tutoring and Peer Coaching Programme provides additional learning opportunity for students to improve on their grades. Both peer tutors and coaches are selected from the pool of academically competent students whom have to undergo a short training from the NTU Learning and Pedagogy Division on effective teaching methods & delivery.
The key survey findings and feedback for previous semester STG sessions by the student coachees and tutees were presented during the session and areas for improvement were also highlighted.
This session is also a gathering for the peer tutors and coaches to meet up with their respective course coordinators, network and understand the expectation from the course coordinators on their respective STG courses. The course coordinators would brief, guide and provide important pointers to their respective peer tutors and coaches. At the same time, it is also an avenue where the past peer tutors and coaches could share their experiences and tips with the new peer tutors and coaches.
Congratulations to the Best Peer Tutor and Best Peer Coach for S2 AY16-17 in recognition for their dedication towards the programme. The awardee were nominated by the students in the STG & Peer Coaching Programme.
• Best Peer Tutor: Zhao Jing Yi (CS, Year 3)
• Best Peer Coach: Calvin Che Zi Yi (CS, Year 3)
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