NAC-AEP Programme Details

Literary Arts

Programme ID: AEP0418837

I LIKE LOCAL! Performance


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Reading aloud from text interwoven where necessary with oral storytelling techniques.
Students will get a demonstration of different ways of engaging with local literature.
Reflect on why local literature resonates with local audiences.

Ideally, the programme works best with small groups of between 40-100 students (1-3 classes).

Asian Storytelling Network, Singapore’s first professional storytelling company, has a pool of skilled artiste educators who have been successfully engaging students and teachers in schools since 2002.


• Introduction to Oral and Written traditions.
• Introduction to local author/authors
• Demonstration of some techniques to engage with the text meaningfully.
• Draw out the back story or flesh out characters by asking questions.
• Explore the text with different rhythm, voices and tone to see what effects it might have.
• Engage with extracts from local literature.
• Reflect on why local literature resonates with local audiences.
• The class teacher will be given one copy of a Singapore Literature book.


Quiet air-conditioned space with appropriate seating for participants.

Pri - Lower / Pri - Upper / Sec - Lower / Sec - Upper / JC/CI / ITE


45 minutes

Microphone / PA system / Laptop, MS PowerPoint, projector facilities, Visualizer upon request.


- COST -

$400 per session

Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise the programme cost. There is a subsidy of up to 50% of the programme cost for mainstream schools, and up to 70% of the programme cost for Special Education Schools.
The Tote Board Arts Grant is not applicable to pre-schools. NAC partners selected pre-school centres to receive funding to purchase Pre-School AEP.

The following programme is approved under NAC-AEP 2019-2022 until 31 December 2022.


- Asian Storytelling Network -