FPSP Programs
  • Global Issue Problem Solving
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    Global Issue Problem Solving

    Under the guidance of a teacher/coaches, teams of four students in grades 4-12 use the FPSP six-step model to explore challenges and propose action plans to complex societal problems, such as fads, financial security, amateur sports, the Internet and genetic engineering

    Teams complete two practice problems and one qualifying problem throughout the school year. Trained evaluators score student work and return it with feedback including suggestions for improvement. The top scoring teams on the qualifying problem are invited to Affiliate FPS Bowls held each spring. The winners of each respective Affiliate FPS Bowl advance to the FPSP International Conference in June.

  • Community Problem Solving
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    Community Problem Solving

    Teams apply their FPS skills to real problems in their community. A community problem is a problem that exists within the school, local community, region, state or nation. Implementation of the action plan is included in this component. Teams move from hypothetical issues to real world, authentic concerns. The top Community Problem Solving Team projects are invited to the FPSP International Conference in June.

  • Scenerio Writing
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    Scenario Writing

    Students compose futuristic short stories (1,500 words or less) related to one of the current year’s topics. The first place winner in each affiliate program is invited to the FPSP International Conference.

Community Projects
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In Singapore, years of effort against littering have not stamped out this environment challenge. Since 2005, the number of litterbugs caught has risen drastically to a mind-bogging 41,400 last year. A total of 2,537 corrective work orders where repeat offenders were forced to clean up a government ...
Our team felt dismayed when we observed that the youths often neglect and ignore learning about their culture. Thus, we set out to encourage youths to learn about their culture and make this learning process fun for them. Our project had two parts: a hands-on cookery session titled “Rolling Good ...
Our CmPS project is entitled MAKE Peace which is an acronym for Make Pedestrians Accept Cyclists Everywhere. Tampines is the first cycling town in Singapore which allows cyclists to use the footpaths. Our school is in Tampines, and as part of the Tampines community, we hope to contribute to the ...
FPSP HighLights
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Our students’ achievements at the 2010 FPSP IC continue to make us proud. This year, the FPSP Singapore contingent made our debut at the 2010 International Conference held at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. It was our inaugural year at the International Conference as an independent ...
Our scenario writers made us very proud with their great showing at the 2011 International Scenario Writing Competition! Congratulations to each of these individuals and coaches. We are proud of how well you have represented our Affiliate!   JUNIOR DIVISION Scenario ...
Photos from the CMPS Fair 2010, attended by Mr Christopher Dobson, Vice President & Managing Director, Global Manufacturing & Supply, GlaxoSmithKline ...
Announcing the Winners of the FPSP National Finals ...