Temasek Junior College (TJC) is a prestigious junior college located in the Eastern region of Singapore and is considered as one of the top five colleges (for Year 11 and Year 12 students) in Singapore.
In 2005, TJC started its Temasek Academy four-year Integrated Programme with 100 Secondary 3, and foreign students. It bypasses the GCE 'O' Level examination and culminates in the GCE 'A' Level examination.
From 2013, TJC will start admitting students who just completed primary school (Year 6) and will provide a full 6 year secondary education leading up towards the GCE A level examinations.
Temasek Junior College was established in 1977 as the second government junior college in Singapore.
The college has been under the leadership of seven Principals:
Mr Wee Heng Tin (1977-1979)
Mr Eugene Wijeysingha (1980-1985)
Mrs Goh Chi Lan (1986-1988)
Mr Robert Tan Hui Sen (1989-1999)
Mrs Cheong Poh Gek (2000-2001)
Mrs Lim Lai Cheng (2002-2005)
Mrs Loke-Yeo Teck Yong (2005 to present)
The college motto is "For College For Nation".
The crest depicts the letters TJC in bold form, with the letter T taking a symbolic shape and reflecting a characteristic architectural feature of the College.
The green background acknowledges the school's alignment with the national objective of projecting a clean and green country.
The divisions in the cross of the T stand for the five national ideals of justice, equality, happiness, prosperity......