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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.
New Support Scheme for Non-Anchor Pre-School Operators
Aug 14, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing outlined ECDA’s plans to launch a suite of Support Schemes for non-anchor operator (non-AOP) pre-school centres today.
Government Opens Call for Proposals to Select New Pre-School Anchor Operators
Jun 27, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing announced the opening of the call for proposals for new Pre-School Anchor Operators today.
Revised Tender Evaluation Process for Commercial Child Care Centres in HDB Premises
Jun 13, 2013
Acting Minister for Social and Family Development Chan Chun Sing announced today a revised tender evaluation process for commercial child care centres located in HDB premises.
Rollout of Early Intervention Programme in Pre-Schools to Support Children with Mild Developmental Delays
May 10, 2013
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) announced today the rollout of the Development Support Programme (DSP) in pre-schools to provide children with mild developmental delays learning support and therapy intervention.
Launch of the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA)
Mar 27, 2013
With effect from 1 Apr 13, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) will be set up to integrate the Government’s approach towards early childhood care and education in Singapore. This is an integral part of the national effort to raise the quality of early childhood programmes in Singapore.
Larger Families Will Get More Help With Child Care Subsidies
Jan 29, 2013
Larger families may wish to have their subsidies assessed on a per capita income (PCI) basis. Those with incomes exceeding $7,500 may still qualify for the Additional Subsidy if their PCI is $1,875 or less.
Enhanced Child and Infant Care Subsidies for Lower and Middle Income Families
Jan 23, 2013
Under the new subsidy framework, all parents will continue to receive a Basic Subsidy at the current rates for child care and infant care programmes. On top of the Basic Subsidy, families with a gross monthly income of $7,500 and below will receive more support in the form of an Additional Subsidy.
Government’s Support for Child Care Costs
Sep 10, 2012
The fact sheet shows how the Government has supported parents in managing child care costs from 2004 to 2012.