Aims & Achievements
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Aims

Our Vision
Inspirational Principals, Values Driven, Globally Recognised

Our Mission
Leading the Future Now

Our Strategic Thrusts
1) Advancing Professional Knowledge and Development

2) Building Fraternity

3) Enhancing Corporate Social Responsibility

Highlights

End 2001
Drafting of the Constitution for the Academy of Principals (APS)
11 January 2002
Official launch of the Academy by Rear Admiral Teo Chee Hean, Minister for Education.
10 April 2002
The official opening of the Academy Executive Office and Election of the First Executive Board for the term of 2002–2004. Mrs Belinda Charles was elected the President of the Academy.
1 March 2003

Appointment of Part-Time Executive Director, Mrs Carmee Lim.

21 April 2004
Election of the Second Executive Board for the term of 2004–2006.
1 June 2004

Appointment of Full-Time Executive Director, Mr Ezra Ng.

6 - 9 November 2004
Inaugural APS Global Education Conference with the theme "Igniting the Passion to Lead".
9 November 2004
Official launch of the Principals Academy Inc. by Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Minister for Education, as the enterprise arm of the Academy.
10 - 14 July 2005
Successful bid by the Academy in Cape Town to host the 9th World Convention of the International Confederation of Principals (ICP) in year 2009.
27 March 2006
Election of the Third Executive Board for the term of 2006–2008.
24 August 2006
Extraordinary General Meeting. Amendments to the constitution were made.
27 - 28 June 2007
The launch of the Peer Principals Mentoring Programme for newly appointed Principals.
4 - 5 July 2007
The 2nd APS Global Education Conference was held with the theme "Leading Schools in an Interconnected World".
1 February 2008
Appointment of Part-Time Academy Dean, Mrs Lim Chye Tin.
4 March 2008
Election of the Fourth Executive Board for the term of 2008–2010.
22 January 2009

Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr Ngiam Tong Dow,

Adjunct Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy.

6 - 10 July 2009
Hosting of the 9th World Convention of the International Confederation of Principals (ICP) in Singapore.
14 January 2010

Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr Lim Siong Guan, Group President, Government Investment Corporation.

11 March 2010
Election of the Fifth Executive Board for the term 2010-2012. Mr Chan Poh Meng took over from Mrs Belinda Charles as the President of the Academy.
3 - 4 June 2010
The 3rd APS Global Education Conference was held. The theme of the conference was "Instructional Leadership - A Conversation with Principals".
20 January 2011
Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr Hsieh Fu Hua, Executive Director and President of Temasek Holdings.
1 March 2011

Appointment of Full-Time Academy Dean, Mrs Belinda Charles.

11 January 2012

Start of School Year was kicked off by Ms Ho Ching, President and CEO of Temasek Holdings.

2 February 2012

Official Launch of "Have You Got A Story To Tell" contest by Mr Heng Swee Kiat, Minister for Education at Greeridge Primary School. The contest was organised in collaboration with CPDD and NE Branch.

23 March 2012

Election of the Sixth Executive Board for the term of 2012-2014

12 - 13 July 2012
The 4th APS Global Education Conference was held. The theme of the conference was "The ArtScience of School Leadership".
18 January 2013 Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr George Yeo, Vice-Chairman of Kerry Group.
13 March 2013

The 12th Annual General Meeting was held The Chamber, The Arts House. We were honoured to have Ms Chan Lai Fung, Permanent Secretary (Education) as the Guest of Honour for the event.

6 - 7 June 2013 Singapore Lesson Study Symposium 2013 was held at Orchard Hotel with Ms Ho Peng, Director-General of Education as the Guest of Honour.
12 -13 September 2013 The first Asia-Pacific Educational Assessment Conference was held in Orchard Hotel.
9 January 2014 The Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr Viswa Sadasivan, CEO, Strategic Moves Pte Ltd.
5 March 2014

The 13th Annual General Meeting was held at ONE⁰15 Marina Club. We were honoured to have Mr Neo Kian Hong, Permanent Secretary (Education Development) as the Guest of Honour for the event.

27 March, 31 July &

12 November 2014
 

Dialogues with Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education.
9 - 10 April 2014 Co-organised the International Conference on Teaching and Learning with Technology (iCTLT) with Educational Technology Division/MOE.
8 - 9 May 2014 The 5th Global Educational Leadership Conference was held at Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel with Mr Heng Swee Keat, Minister for Education as the Guest of Honour.
11 - 12 September 2014 The first D.I. Asia Suumit was held at Orchard Hotel.
16 January 2015 The Start of School Year was kicked off by Professor Tommy Koh, Ambassador-At-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
27 February 2015

The 14th Annual General Meeting was held on Friday, 27 February 2015 at Mandarin Orchard Hotel. We were honoured to have Mr Chong Kee Hiong, CEO, Mandarin Orchard Hotel as the Guest of Honour for the event.

9 - 10 March 2015 The 6th Global Educational Leadership Conference was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre with Miss Indranee Rajah, Senior Minister of State, MOE as the Guest of Honour.
10 - 11 September 2015 The 2nd Asia-Pacific Educational Assessment Conference was held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
22 January 2016 The Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr Ng Chee Meng, Minister for Education (Schools).
19 February 2016 The 15th Annual General Meeting held at the National Gallery Singapore. We were honored to have Dr Janiel Puthucheary, Senior Minister of State for Education as the Guest of Honour.
8 - 9 March 2016 The 7th Global Educational Leadership Conference was held at Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre with Mr Ng Chee Meng, Minister for Education (Schools) as the Guest of Honour.
8 - 9 September 2016 The 2nd D.I. Asia Summit was held at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre.
13 January 2017 The Start of School Year was kicked off by Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education & Skills).
10 February 2017

The 16th Annual General Meeting was held at Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore. We were honoured to have Mdm Liew Wei Li, DyDGE and DOS, Ministry of Education as the Guest of Honour for the event.

7 - 8 March 2017 The 8th Global Educational Leadership Conference was held at Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre.
7 - 8 September 2017 The 3rd Asia-Pacific Educational Assessment Conference was held at Resorts World Convention Centre.
12 January 2018 The Start of School Year was held at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. The Guest of Honour was Mr Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic and Social Policies.
23 February 2018 The 17th Annual General Meeting was held at Hotel Jen Tanglin with  Mr Lai Chung Han,  2nd Permanent Secretary of MOE as the Guest of Honour. Members of the Ninth Executive Board for the term 2018-2020 were elected. Dr Shirleen Chee took over from Mr Chan Poh Meng as the President of the Academy of Principals (Singapore).
21 -22 March 2018

The 9th Global Educational Leadership Conference was held at Resorts World Convention Centre, Sentosa with Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) as the Guest of Honour.