child/student care centres & services
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Percentage of five- and six-year-olds enrolled in pre-schools
Jul 11, 2016
The Ministry answers question by Dr Intan Azura Mokhtar, MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC, on the percentage of five- and six-year-olds enrolled in pre-schools
MSF revokes status of Welcare Student Care Centre as administrator of Student Care Fee Assistance
Jun 28, 2016
MSF has served notice to revoke the status of Welcare Student Care Centre as a student care centre that is allowed to administer government student care fee assistance. The revocation comes into effect on 1 Aug 2016.
Child Development Co-Savings Act Bill amended to support active fatherhood and enhance child outcomes
May 9, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development amends the Child Development Co-savings Act to support active fatherhood, and children of single unwed parents.
First batch of 138 pre-school teachers to commence 3-year professional development programme
May 4, 2016
First announced by Minister Tan Chuan-Jin in September 2015, ECDA's Professional Development Programme supports the career aspirations of pre-school educators with professional development opportunities and a structured career progression pathway.
1,000 low-income and vulnerable children to benefit from pilot scheme that coordinates, strengthens and monitors support
Apr 12, 2016
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 support across agencies, extend new forms of support, and monitor the progress of these children from birth to six years old.
Maternity leave for single mothers
Apr 4, 2016
Minister answers question by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC, on increasing maternity leave for single mothers.
MSF acts against student care centre for lapses in administering Government student care fee assistance
Mar 22, 2016
The Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) has served a notice of intention to Welcare Student Care Centre today, to revoke its status as a student care centre that is allowed to administer government student care fee assistance.
Number of childcare operators under Partner Operator Scheme
Mar 14, 2016
Minister answers question by Dr Lim Wee Kiak, MP for Sembawang GRC, about number of childcare operators under the Partner Operator Scheme
Impact of pre-school teachers on recruitment and centre operations
Mar 14, 2016
Minister answers question by Dr Lim Wee Kiak, MP for Sembawang GRC, about the impact of pre-school teachers on recruitment and centre operations
Application rate for additional childcare subsidy for non-working mothers
Feb 29, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Sun Xueling, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC on the application rate for additional childcare subsidy for non-working mothers