Press Releases issued by MSF. For media enquiries, please get in touch with our Communications Division.
Revised Tender Evaluation Process for State Properties identified for Child Care Centres and Kindergartens
Nov 5, 2013
From November 2013, a revised tender evaluation process will be used to evaluate bids put in by Child Care and Kindergarten operators for State-owned properties.
Fostering Parent-Teen Relationships
Nov 5, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) will introduce evidence-based programmes to support parents in building strong relationships with their children in the teen and pre-teen years.
New Day Activity Centre by MINDS opens at Tampines
Oct 17, 2013
Located at the MINDS Tampines Training and Development Centre, it provides full-time care services for persons with disabilities with higher care needs.
MSF Pilots Mentoring Programme to Build Capabilities of Social Enterprises
Oct 14, 2013
The programme aims to strengthen the organisational capabilities of social enterprises and help them scale up their business operations and social impact.
More Training and Funding Support for Family Life Educators Launched at Inaugural Family Life Conference
Oct 10, 2013
Parliamentary Secretary for Social and Family Development, Ms Low Yen Ling, announced a suite of initiatives to enhance the capabilities of family life educators at the inaugural Family Life Education (FLE) Conference 2013 today. For a start, up to 150 volunteers will be trained over the next 3 years to help co-facilitate FLE programmes in schools and the community. Ms Low also announced funding schemes and more training platforms aimed to strengthen the FLE sector to provide quality FLE programmes and resources for families.
Minister Chan Chun Sing to attend 10th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Council Meeting in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Sep 25, 2013
Minister for Social and Family Development, Chan Chun Sing, will be representing Singapore at the 10th ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community (ASCC) Council Meeting on 26 Sep 2013 in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.
More support for Non-Anchor Operators
Sep 24, 2013
Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing launched a suite of support schemes to provide infrastructure support to pre-school operators setting up centres in high demand areas and at workplaces.
Expert Panel appointed to enhance standards of FLE
Sep 8, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has appointed a 6-member expert panel to help strengthen capabilities and expertise in the Family Life Education (FLE) sector.
Minister Chan Chun Sing to attend 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting for Social Welfare and Development in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Sep 5, 2013
Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, will be attending the 8th ASEAN Ministerial Meeting for Social Welfare and Development (AMMSWD) on 6 September 2013 in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
Govt to invest $30 mil in Early Childhood Sector
Aug 30, 2013
The Acting Minister for Social and Family Development, Mr Chan Chun Sing, outlined the Government’s plan to enhance scholarships and training awards for the Early Childhood sector today. The changes will provide more support for new and existing early childhood educators and help operators better attract, develop and retain their staff. In total, the government will invest about $30 million over the next three years on these efforts.