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Module Overview

Ever wondered what goes into planning an event or a programme? If your answer is yes, then this module will definitely be of interest to you! In this module, you will gain knowledge of the key psychological factors that guide behaviour of people aged 50 years and above. Students will learn and practice hands-on skills with the aim to design and implement meaningful and engaging programme for ‘active agers’. Students will also examine current and emerging practices for project, event and activity development, implementation and management. 


Why 50 years and above? Well, Singapore is fast approaching a population with a high percentage of older adults. The demand for individuals who know how to plan specific programmes and/or events for this group of people are on the rise! 


This module will be conducted within a duration of 22.5 hours.


What You'll Learn

At the end of the module, students will be able to:


  1. Understand the role of learning and memory in cognitive psychology
  2. Describe the phases of human development
  3. Practise ways to improve motivations, emotions and stress
  4. Apply psychological concepts in everyday living
  5. Be aware of the different psychology career options available
  6. Gain insights into the issues and trends of the Health and Social Service sectors in Singapore


Assessment Components

Students will be assessed based on the following:


  1. Quizzes 
  2. Intergenerational Learning Programme
  3. Reflection 
  4. Class Participation


Completion criteria

Students are required to:


  • Fulfill at least 67% of the attendance and
  • Obtain a pass mark of at least 50% upon completion of the module.

Module Schedule & Registration

For details of the ApLM@Poly module runs and registration, please visit ApLM Portal.




Contact Details

ApLM@Poly is designed for MOE Secondary School students.

For module enquiries, please contact:

For general enquiries, please contact the overall coordinator:

Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.