Transition Education Program
Through classroom and community-based activities, the TEP aims to foster independence in the areas of personal and home management,
social and communication skills, functional literacy, work and leisure. It incorporates pertinent principles and techniques of
special education, occupational and speech therapy. The TEP may be taken independently or jointly with the MBE/FBE. It is composed of the following subjects:
A) Life Skills
Aims to enhance knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for the students to achieve personal awareness and an optimum level of independence in personal and home managements. Collaborative effort with the student's family will be emphasized to promote carry-over of skills at home.
B) Applied Academics
Aims to develop the student's knowledge and skills in Math, Science, Social Studies, and/or Communication Arts (Listening, Comprehension, Speaking, Reading and Writing) and provide learning opportunities to apply these in practical and relevant activities of Daily Living.
C) Pre-Vocation Training
Work behaviors and skills essential future employment / vocational pursuits will be taught through various work experiences and fields. Experimental instructions will be employed to provide the students an opportunity to immediately practice and refine newly learned skills and behaviours in real-life work environment.
D) Leisure and Recreation
Aims to promote the students competencies in specialized leisure/recreation activities, learning opportunities to promote the student's general health and to develop socio-emotional skills required to independently avail of such services/activities will likewise be provided.
E) Community Living
Aims to develop the student's language, communication and socio-emotional skills through professionally planned and facilitated trips to various relevant community settings such as malls, groceries churches, recreational facilities, restaurants, dental clinics.