education (children & youth)
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Temporary Closure of MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru)
Mar 15, 2020
One of the new COVID-19 cases announced by MOH (Case 221) is a staff at MY World Preschool Ltd (52 Lengkok Bahru). She last attended the preschool on 13 March 2020.
Temporary Closure of The Orange Tree (CCK) Pte Ltd
Mar 9, 2020
As announced by MOH today, one of the new COVID-19 cases confirmed today (Case 160) is a 5-year old child enrolled in The Orange Tree (CCK) Pte Ltd. He last attended preschool last week on 6 March 2020.
Enhanced Support for Preschool Operators and Families
Mar 5, 2020
As part of the Government’s efforts to give every child a good start, the Ministry of Social and Family Development announced several changes at the Committee of Supply (COS) 2020 debates to better support preschool operators and families
Llinking the eligibility criteria of childcare subsidies with the mother's employment status
Mar 4, 2020
MSF responds on whether the Ministry intends to delink the eligibility criteria of childcare subsidies from the mother's employment status
Shift of early intervention services from MSF Disability Office to Early Childhood Development Agency
Mar 4, 2020
MSF responds to questions following the shift of early intervention services from MSF Disability Office to Early Childhood Development Agency
Temporary Closure of Creative O Preschoolers' Bay
Mar 4, 2020
As announced by the Ministry of Health today, one of the new COVID-19 cases confirmed today (Case 112) is an assistant cook working in Creative O Preschoolers' Bay (31 International Business Park). She became unwell on 21 February 2020 a few hours into her shift, and went to see a doctor promptly. She was placed on medical leave and has not been in the preschool since then.
POSITIVE RESPONSE FROM OVER 50 CHILDCARE OPERATORS FOR NEW TERM OF PARTNER OPERATOR SCHEME
Feb 5, 2020
As part of efforts to expand the provision of government-supported preschool places, the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) in November 2019 launched a new call for applications from childcare operators for the new term of the Partner Operator (POP) scheme. ECDA closed the application process on 31 Jan 2020 (Friday) and received 52 applications from operators to join the next term of the POP scheme. This is more than double the number of operators currently appointed on the existing POP term.
ADDITIONAL PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES AGAINST COVID-19
Feb 4, 2020
Call for applications for new term of childcare Partner Operator scheme
Nov 29, 2019
To apply, registered Key Appointment Holders should email Sector_Funding@ecda.gov.sg with your centre codes for information on how to submit an Expression of Interest. Existing Partner Operators will also have to express their interest if they wish to be considered for the new term.
ECDA will acknowledge receipt of the email within 3 working days.
You are advised to email ECDA early to give sufficient time to prepare your application and supporting documents before the submission deadline on 31 Jan 2020, 5pm.
Number of needy families currently paying less than $10 and $5 per child respectively for their full-day childcare services
Oct 7, 2019
Preschool expenses are a function of fees, less subsidies and financial assistance (if applicable). The Government is committed to ensure the affordability of preschools, especially for low-income families, through the following measures.