SINGAPORE - The project, called Learning Chinese Characters Through Movement, was one of three projects that won the Gold award for Most Innovative Project/Policy at a ceremony held on Thursday to recognise innovative ideas and projects by public officers and agencies.
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Here is the full statement from the Public Service Division (Prime Minister's Office):
Innovation Excellence in the Singapore Public Service
PS21 ExCEL Awards and Convention 2013
Today, the Singapore Public Service celebrated the good work of 31 teams and individual officers from various public agencies who best exemplified the spirit of innovation and continuous improvement over the past 12 months.
"Getting Ready for Tomorrow", the theme of this year's PS21 ExCEL Awards and Convention, illustrates the commitment of the Public Service to meet the current and evolving needs of citizens.
Mr Peter Ong, Head of Civil Service, presented the awards for "Most Innovative Project / Policy" to 11 winners including the top three projects - 1) Khoo Teck Puat Hospital's Ageingin- Place Programme; 2) Guangyang Primary School's Learning Chinese Through Movement; and 3) PUB's ABC Waters Project.