One of the components of the National Digital Literacy Programme (NDLP) is the introduction of the Personalised Digital Learning Programme (PDLP) for all secondary school students, whereby every secondary school student will own a school-prescribed Personal Learning Device (PLD).
The Letter to Parents for PDLP Procurement was sent to parents/guardians of Secondary 1 students via Parents Gateway on 17 January 2022. A link to the PDLP Procurement Form is also provided. Singpass login is required to access Parents Gateway and the form. Parents/Guardians without Singpass and are not onboard Parents Gateway will receive hardcopy letter and form.
To proceed with the purchase of your child’s/ward’s PLD, please fill in the PDLP Procurement Form via the link by 31 January 2022. You will require your Singpass to access the form. Do ensure that you enter your child’s/ward’s details (Name, NRIC/FIN, School, Class) correctly. You will receive an email acknowledgement with a summary of your response. Please acknowledge in Parents Gateway after you had submitted the PLD Procurement Form.
For parents who are provided with hardcopy form, please complete the form and submit to your child's/ward's class form teacher by 31 January 2022.
PARENT ENGAGEMENT SLIDES
The Letter to Parents for Device Collection was sent to parents/guardians of Secondary 1 students via Parents Gateway on 31 March 2022.
Secondary 1 students will be receiving their PLD on 11 April 2022 between 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. for Classes 1B, 1C, 1E, 1G and 2.30 p.m. to 3.30 p.m. for Classes 1A, 1D and 1F at their respective classrooms. Students will be briefed on 5 April 2022 on the device collection and DMA onboarding process.
Students are required to bring his/her photo ID (e.g. Student EZ-link card) for verification purposes at the point of collection. A hardcopy receipt will be issued by the contractor upon collection of PLD.
The PLD comes with a 1-for-1 exchange in the event of manufacturer defects within 7 days of the collection. Please keep the original box for 7 days, starting from the device unboxing date, in the event that a 1-for-1 exchange is required.
AFTER-SCHOOL DMA PARENT OPTIONS
Students' PLD will be installed with a Device Management Application (DMA) to provide a safer digital learning environment for learning.
Parents/guardians are required to fill in the Option Form for After-School DMA Parent Options at by 8 April 2022. The selected after-school DMA option will take effect by 29 April 2022. The school will update parents/guardians via Parents Gateway once the after-school DMA option is activated and DMA Parent Guides will be provided.
Parents/Guardians can request to change your choice of After-School DMA Parent Options at any time by re-submitting the Option Form. However, changes to the After-School DMA Parent Options will only take effect after two weeks.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
Parents play an important role in keeping their children safe online. The following resources are provided for parents to learn more about how to keep their children safe online.