ITE College Central

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ITE College Central
ITE College Central Logo.jpg
Address
2 Ang Mo Kio Drive, Singapore


Coordinates1°22′39″N 103°51′23″E / 1.3775°N 103.8564°E / 1.3775; 103.8564Coordinates: 1°22′39″N 103°51′23″E / 1.3775°N 103.8564°E / 1.3775; 103.8564
Information
TypePublic
Government
MottoCreative Learners, Innovative Workforce.
Established2 January 2013; 8 years ago (2013-01-02)
PrincipalSuresh Natarajan
Campus size10.6 hectares (26 acres)
WebsiteOfficial website Edit this at Wikidata

ITE College Central is one of the Institute of Technical Education's three colleges under the "One ITE System, Three Colleges" Governance and Education Model.

Campus[edit]

This third comprehensive college covers a land area of 10.61 hectares with a total gross floor area of 192,820m2. It opened to its first cohort of students in January 2013.[1] The campus was officially opened on 8 November that year by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.[2]

History[edit]

Originally the ITE College Central schools are located at Bedok, Bishan, MacPherson, Tampines and Yishun until December 2012. MacPherson and Yishun branches were being demolished to make way for HDB MacPherson Spring and Symphony Suites condominium respectively, while the Bishan branch has been demolished and became free land. The Tampines branch became Middleton International School (Tampines Campus); while Bedok became Land Transport Authority (Bedok Campus). The new campus replaced the original decentralised campuses, and has moved into its current premises at Ang Mo Kio in December 2012, together with ITE Headquarters.

Now, the other two campuses of ITE are located at the East and West respectively. ITE College East is located at Simei and was opened in January 2005. While ITE College West is located at Choa Chu Kang and was opened in July 2010.

Principals[edit]

ITE College Central Principal[edit]

Name of Principal Years Served
Dr Ang Kiam Wee 2013 - 2019
Dr Suresh Natarajan 2020 - present

ITE College Central Vice-Principal[edit]

Name of Vice-Principal Years Served
Mr Chong Leong Fatt 2013 - present

Culture and traditions[edit]

Uniform[edit]

Students are to wear the prescribed uniform. Inside the collar, there is a colour that represents different courses. Students are required to be in Physical Outfit for Physical Activities, students must change back to school uniform after physical activities. The Physical Education T-Shirt is a plain white shirt with two strips of the course colours. The colours below represents different types of courses :

  • Green - School of Electronic & Info Comm Technology
  • Blue - School of Design & Media
  • Yellow - School of Business and Services
  • Orange - School of Engineering

Academic schools and courses[edit]

ITE College Central has four schools; School of Business & Services, School of Design & Media, School of Electronics & Info-Communications Technology and School of Engineering, running a total of 51 courses.

Traineeship[edit]

ITE College Central has traineeship course. Traineeship course consist of experience trainer, ITE and the person who sign up for traineeship. It helps to gain a head start in career, will receive a certificate as a full-time student but will receive an additional certificate. Once the person who sign up for traineeship gets accepted, training will start immediately. Traineeship has different of varieties of different courses and different course needs different criteria to enter.

Facilities[edit]

In Zentrum, the commercial belt, there are shops and restaurants open to ITE students, staff and the general public, such as Popular Bookstore, First Culinary Restaurant, POSB Bank and Koufu Foodcourt. Also located in ITE College Central is ITEepitome, an authentic training facility for students to work and interact with customers in a genuine commercial setting.

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Overview of Institute of Technical Education" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-12-20. Retrieved 2013-12-20.
  2. ^ "Review to better match ITE, poly skills to jobs". Retrieved 20 December 2013.

External links[edit]