1,000 LOW-INCOME AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN TO BENEFIT FROM PILOT SCHEME THAT COORDINATES, STREGTHENS AND MONITORS SUPPORT
The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) will pilot a new system of support for low income and vulnerable children, to enable them to have a good start in life. The new initiative, called KidSTART, will coordinate and strengthen...
ENHANCED SUPPORT FOR ASPIRING EARLY CHILDHOOD LEADERS THROUGH SKILLSFUTURE STUDY AWARDS
The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) has introduced the SkillsFuture Study Award for Early Childhood (EC) sector to develop and deepen the skills of EC educators to assume leadership responsibilities. This complements the suite of programmes already available to support EC educators at various stages of their career. EC educators who have been nominated by their employers and successfully accepted into the new Advanced Diploma in Early Childhood Leadership (ADECL) programme can apply. , ...
UP TO 16,500 CHILDREN TO BENEFIT FROM MORE AFFORDABLE AND BETTER QUALITY CHILD CARE FROM 2016
Parents can look forward to more affordable and better quality child care options next year, with the appointment of 23 Partner Operators by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA). The new Partner Operator scheme supports mid-sized and smaller child care operators in keeping fees affordable, improving quality of their programmes and developing their early childhood professionals. The 23 Partner Operators run 169 existing child care centres which offer a total of 16,500 places (see Annex A). , ...
JOB FAIR FOR PRE-SCHOOL INDUSTRY
Do you love working with young children? Play a part in shaping the future of Singapore,
join the Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) sector. Join us at the Job Fair
to find out what it takes to be an Early Childhood Professional. Learn about the
various training programmes available!? , ...
HAZE ADVISORY: EARLY CHILDHOOD CONFERENCE AND CARNIVAL 2015 TO PROCEED AS PLANNED
The ECDA’s Early Childhood Conference and Carnival 2015 at Suntec Singapore on 25
and 26 September will proceed as planned. The conference will be held indoors within
air-conditioned spaces. Additional measures are also in place to ensure that external
air does not enter the air-conditioning system and to have a medical team on standby.
HAZE MANAGEMENT MEASURES
Child care centres and kindergartens should refer to ECDA’s latest advisory, and
check NEA’s website for further updates to ensure the safety and well-being of children
during the haze conditions. , ...
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