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ECDA Finds Kinderland HQ Failed to Oversee its Centres Properly; Directs Corrective Actions to be Sustained

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The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has reviewed the report by an Independent Review...

20 Feb 2024 |
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ECDA’S 10th Anniversary: Recognising the Contribution and Achievements of the Early Childhood Sector

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The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) held the biennial Early Childhood Celebrations &...

27 Oct 2023 |
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Progress of the Early Childhood Sector in the Past Decade

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The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) regulates and develops the early childhood sector in...

27 Oct 2023 |
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MORE SUPPORT FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATORS’ WELL-BEING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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Teachers’ Day and Children’s Day will be designated as preschool holidays from 2024.

27 Oct 2023 |
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Investigations into Recent Incidents At Kinderland @ Woodlands Mart and Kinderland @ Sunshine Place

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The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) would like to provide an update on its investigations...

04 Sep 2023 |
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Mandatory Installation of CCTV Cameras in Preschools and Government-Funded Early Intervention Centres

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Since last year, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has been engaging the preschool...

31 Aug 2023 |
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SAFEGUARDING THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF CHILDREN IN OUR PRESCHOOLS

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The safety and well-being of children in our preschools is of utmost importance.

30 Aug 2023 |
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Preschools To Move To Five-Day Work Week In Next Phase Of Early Childhood Sector Transformation

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Minister for Social and Family Development Masagos Zulkifli launched the Early Childhood (EC)...

12 Jul 2023 |
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77,000 Preschoolers and their Families Partnering the Community to ‘Start Small Dream Big’

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The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) launched the ninth edition of its President’s...

27 Apr 2023 |
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KidSTART Partners' Townhall 2024 "KidsMatter: Transforming a Generation"

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Speech By Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State at KidSTART Partners' Townhall 2024 "KidsMatter:...

26 Jan 2024 | Ms Sun Xueling
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Official Opening of Fei Yue Upper Thomson EIPIC Centre

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Speech By Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State at Official Opening of Fei Yue Upper Thomson EIPIC...

25 Nov 2023 | Ms Sun Xueling
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Early Childhood Care & Education Conference

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Speech By Ms Sun Xueling, Minister of State at Early Childhood Care & Education Conference, 18...

18 Nov 2023 | Ms Sun Xueling
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Early Childhood Celebrations and Conference 2023 (Day 2)

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Speech By Ms Sun Xueling, Minister For State At Early Childhood Celebrations and Conference 2023,...

27 Oct 2023 | Ms Sun Xueling
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Early Childhood Celebrations and Conference 2023 (Day 1)

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Speech By Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister For Social And Family Development At Early Childhood...

26 Oct 2023 | Mr Masagos Zulkifli
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Welcome Remarks for ECDA Professional Development Programme (PDP) Appointment Ceremony

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Speech By Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister For Social And Family Development At The Professional...

12 Jul 2023 | Mr Masagos Zulkifli
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Welcome Remarks for ECDA Scholarships and Awards Presentation Ceremony

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SPEECH BY MR DESMOND LEE, MINISTER FOR SOCIAL AND FAMILY DEVELOPMENT, AT ECDA SCHOLARSHIPS AND...

19 Nov 2018 | Mr Desmond Lee
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Grants For Non-MOE Kindergartens And Special Needs Support

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) what are the plans in providing grants...

09 Aug 2021 |
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Average Waiting Time For Children Who Are Differently Abled To Be Enrolled In The Early Intervention Programme

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) what is the current average waiting time...

03 Nov 2020 | Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang
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Percentage Of Children Who Have Not Had Access To The Development Support And Learning Support Programme

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development in each of the last five years, how many and...

02 Nov 2020 | Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang
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Development Support And Learning Support Programmes For Anchor Operator Pre-Schools

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) what percentage of anchor operator...

14 Oct 2020 | Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang
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Extending Development Support And Learning Support Programme To Children Who Are Differently Abled At The Nursery Level

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development whether the Ministry will consider extending...

05 Oct 2020 |
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Enrolment for Enhanced Pilot for Private Intervention Providers

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) how many children have been enrolled...

04 Oct 2020 | Mr Don Wee
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Shift Of Early Intervention Services From MSF Disability Office To Early Childhood Development Agency

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development since the shift of early intervention...

03 Mar 2020 | Ms Anthea Ong
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Enhanced Pilot For Private Intervention Providers (PPIP) Scheme And Centres

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) how many special needs children are...

05 Aug 2018 | Mr Leon Perera
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Clarifications On EIPIC

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To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) in the last five years, what is the...

01 Oct 2017 | Ms Rahayu Mahzam
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Submission of Local Qualifications in OpenCerts format for Teacher Certification ONE@ECDA

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OpenCerts was launched by our Government in the year 2019. It is a platform that allows local...

12 May 2022 |
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Keeping our Preschools COVID-19 Resilient together

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The Multi-Ministry Taskforce (MTF) has announced safe management measures (SMMs) from 27 September...

23 Sep 2021 |
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Measures to Keep Preschools COVID-19 Resilient

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Since the start of our fight against COVID-19, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has...

12 Sep 2021 |
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Keeping Our Preschools COVID-19 Safe Together

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With the increased incidence of household transmission observed with the new COVID-19 strains, the...

03 Jun 2021 |
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Covid-Safe Preschools Fund

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Thank you for partnering ECDA to implement the enhanced safe management measures under ‘COVID-Safe...

07 Jun 2020 |
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Advisory to Parents - Fee offset for Extended Circuit Breaker Period (5 May - 1 June) for those at Childcare Centres

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Earlier in April, we began a month-long Circuit Breaker. As part of the Circuit Breaker, preschools...

29 Apr 2020 |
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Letter to all parents: Explaining ECDA's fee offset position

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Last week, we began a month-long Circuit Breaker. As part of the Circuit Breaker, preschools had to...

14 Apr 2020 |
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Advisory to Parents - Keeping Our Children Safe Against COVID-19 - Preschools to suspend general services

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In view of the increasing number of locally transmitted COVID-19 cases in Singapore in the past...

02 Apr 2020 |
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Advisory to Parents - 14-day LOA for Preschool Children Staying with Person who Returned to Singapore from Overseas

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Recently, we have seen an increase in the number of Singapore residents returning back to Singapore...

23 Mar 2020 |
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