education (children & youth)
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Fact sheet on KidSTART
Aug 20, 2017
Under KidSTART, ECDA will provide new forms of support for child development, coordinate and strengthen holistic services for families where needed, and monitor the developmental progress of children from birth onwards.
Key moves to further transform the early childhood sector
Aug 20, 2017
Over 40,000 new full-day pre-school places by 2022; further support to transform the early childhood profession
Clarifications on childcare facilities at Bidadari
May 8, 2017
Minister answers question by Mr Sitoh Yih Pin, MP for Potong Pasir SMC, on childcare facilities at Bidadari
Number of children enrolled in full-day childcare
Feb 7, 2017
Minister answers question by MP for Sembawang GRC Dr Lim Wee Kiak regarding number of children currently enrolled in full-day childcare at the K2 level.
Pre-employment medical screening for pre-school staff
Nov 9, 2016
Minister answers question by Non-Constituency Member of Parliament Mr Dennis Tan Lip Fong on the incidence of pre-school centres allowing staff to start work before passing pre-employment medical screening
Support for small and medium-sized pre-schools
Nov 7, 2016
Minister answers question by Mr Ang Hin Kee, MP for Ang Mo Kio GRC, on support for small and medium-sized kindergartens and childcare operators.
Opening Remarks by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin at the ECDA Scholarships and Awards Presentation Ceremony 2016
Nov 2, 2016
Opening Remarks by Mr Tan Chuan-Jin, Minister for Social and Family Development, at the ECDA Scholarships and Awards Ceremony on 2 November 2016
Prevalence of children with learning disabilities per cohort
Oct 10, 2016
Minister answers question by Ms Sun Xueling, MP for Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC, on the prevalence of children with learning disabilities per cohort.
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.