child/student care centres & services
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Enhancing home-based care options for young children, elderly and disabled
Oct 10, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Cheryl Chan Wei Ling, MP for Fengshan SMC, on the Government's plans for enhancing home-based care options for young children, seniors and the disabled.
Preschoolers contribute over 500,000 hours to serve the community
Oct 7, 2016
Some 20,000 children from over 300 pre-schools have contributed over 500,000 hours in the past 6 months to plan and participate in 316 community service projects for this year’s President’s Challenge Project, “Start Small Dream Big”. This is a five-fold increase in hours spent by children, compared to the inaugural run of the initiative last year.
Speech by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the Early Childhood Conference 2016
Oct 1, 2016
Speech by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin at the Early Childhood Conference 2016 on 1 October 2016, 11.30am at Suntec Convention Hall.
New manpower plan unveiled to create more rewarding careers for early childhood educators
Oct 1, 2016
A new Early Childhood Manpower Plan was announced today at the Early Childhood Conference 2016. It is part of the national SkillsFuture movement and is a collaborative effort by ECDA, WDA, as well as key sector partners represented on the Early Childhood Sectoral Tripartite Committee.
One-in-three pre-schools now certified under Singapore Pre-school Accreditation Framework (SPARK)
Sep 30, 2016
One-in-three pre-schools island-wide are now certified by the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) under the Singapore Pre-school Accreditation Framework (SPARK), up from one-in-four last year. 249 pre-schools received their SPARK certificates today at the ECDA Early Childhood Conference 2016.
Availability and subsidy of student care places
Sep 13, 2016
Minister answers question by Mr Desmond Choo, MP for Tampines GRC, on the availability and subsidy of student care places.
Pre-employment tuberculosis screening for pre-school staff
Sep 13, 2016
Minister answers question by Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong, Non-Constituency Member of Parliament, on pre-employment tuberculosis screenings for pre-school staff.
MSF revokes status of Impresario Learning Lab as administrator of government student care fee assistance
Sep 7, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has served notice to revoke the status of Impresario Learning Lab as a student care centre that is allowed to administer government student care fee assistance. The revocation comes into effect on 20 September 2016.
MSF acts against Impresario Learning Lab for wrongful claims in administering government student care fee assistance
Aug 23, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development has served a notice of intention to Impresario Learning Lab on 23 August 2016 to revoke its status as a government student care fee assistance (SCFA) administrator.
Subsidies for preschools to train and employ additional manpower for children with speech delay, autism and at risk of mode
Jul 11, 2016
The Ministry answers question by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, on the subsidies for preschools to train and employ additional manpower for children with speech delay, autism and at risk of moderate or severe disabilities