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Telling stories to teenagers

National Book Development Council of Singapore

Saturday, 29 April 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

Telling stories to teenagers

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Telling stories to teenagers 12h 29m $50.00 $2.50

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Storytelling has proved to be an effective tool for learning over centuries. Storytelling is a non-threatening way for teenagers to learn life-skills and values, engaging both their hearts and minds.
This experiential and interactive storytelling skills workshop is designed especially for upper primary / secondary school teachers, storytellers and parents of pre-teens (ages 11- 12) and teenagers (ages 13 – 19). The stories used in this workshop will be on the themes of facing fear, kindness, empathy, being open minded, self-acceptance etc.

Key takeaways from the workshop include-
1. Simple storytelling strategies for teenagers
2. Using stories in the classroom and education about values
3. How to adapt children’s stories for teenagers


Nandini Nagpal is a professional storyteller and a mindfulness practitioner, trainer and coach. She has worked with children and teenagers in different ways for the past 12 years. She has also been a judge at children’s storytelling, creative writing and oratorical competitions.
Nandini is also a psychometric assessment coach for executives. She has studied Applied Positive Psychology and learnt advanced meditation. She is a Professional Member of the Storytelling Association (Singapore) and is currently on their Executive Committee.

Cancellation of Workshop, Withdrawals & Substitution

The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.

Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances ( E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) .

Those who inform us later than two weeks before the workshop date will receive a 50 % refund. Participants can also opt to attend another course at the same value within the same year.

Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.


  • Kinokuniya Privilege card members can enjoy a 10% discount on all our courses.
  • ALAP’S BRING A FRIEND DISCOUNT: Enjoy a 10% discount on each ticket when you sign-up for two tickets in one purchase
  • ALAP’s THREE N MORE DISCOUNT: Form a group of three and more and enjoy a 15% discount on each ticket in one purchase

Please request ALAP staff for the discount code, before registering and paying for the workshops via Eventbrite.

Please register by 14 April 2017 for this workshop.

For enquiries, please contact ALAP staff:

Prema: 6848 8297
Judi: 6848 8295

Do you have questions about Telling stories to teenagers? Contact National Book Development Council of Singapore

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Classroom 211
YMCA Education Centre, One Orchard Road, Level 2
Singapore, 238824

Saturday, 29 April 2017 from 09:30 to 12:30 (Singapore Standard Time Singapore Time)

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National Book Development Council of Singapore

NBDCS is a non-profit organisation that promotes storytelling, reading, writing and publishing through a variety of interesting and innovative programmes.
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