Receiving one’s results is a memorable yet an emotional experience for students and their teachers. Take a peek into what goes on as we followed Mr Dayan Tan of Juying Secondary School!
It's an exciting day today! Mr Dayan Tan was anxious to know how his students performed and couldn't wait to check out the results.
Together with other Form Teachers, Mr Tan sorted the result slips and was keen to know how his Geography students in other classes did in the subject.
Some did well while others fall short of the goals they had shared with Mr Tan before the O-levels. The teachers went through the results and discussed various options available for their students.
Preparing the photographs that they had taken during Graduation. How time flies!
"We keep these moments in this photograph, we made these memories for ourselves". Mr Tan reminisced fondly the times he had spent with Class 4E1 of 2016. All ready to meet the students and parents!
Catching up with parents was always meaningful for Mr Tan as he gets to know how his former students were doing.
Mr Tan prepares the essentials - and yes, a pack of tissue included.
From past experiences, emotions would run wild so tissue will come in very handy.
Great to see familiar faces
In 4 minutes, it will be time to break the news to 36 students whom Mr Tan had guided over the past 2 years.
Checking if everyone is present
A moment Mr Tan will cherish
"Yes, you!" - Mr Tan excited to share the results with his students
Together with Mr Seet, Principal of Juying Sec, Mr Tan is happy to see her hard work paying off!
Sharing with a student and his mother the various options he can consider with his grades.
A well-deserved pat on the back
It is always heartening to receive gratitude from parents
Standing by those who did not meet their expectations, Mr Tan shows support and offers advice.
Faced with a variety of options and possibilities, students swarm to their mentor for advice - just like the old days.
Mr Tan encourages his students to decide on the next step by taking into consideration their interests, passion and talents.
Standing by the words of Winston Churchill - "I have nothing to offer but toil, tears and sweat". All the effort pays off when Mr Tan sees his students reaching their goals and dreams.
Time for a fun shot!
Mr Tan is reminded that good partnership with parents would help to bring out the best in his students.
As they walked out of the school hall, Mr Tan hopes for the best for each and every life he has impacted.
Back to his mission of educating and nurturing the next generation