IGCSE: Is it right for my child?

 “Cambridge students are very well-prepared for our curriculum and we find that they have a lot of confidence, but also that they have good deep subject knowledge, and the ability to think critically.”

- Stuart Schmill, Dean of Admissions, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Learning Mandarin at home: Five things parents can do

When it comes to learning Mandarin, many parents want to know how they can play a greater role in helping their children master the language.

 Whether you’re a native Mandarin speaker, a parent who has lost touch with the language after leaving school or a parent who is completely new to the entire concept of Mandarin, read on for five things you can do at home to play your part in your...

Fostering Creativity: Valuing process over product

Written by Kim Fitzharris, atelierista at EtonHouse Pre-School 223 MountbattenEdited by Trudy Mossop, Careers and Resource Specialist at Child Care Resources. 

Observing a child experimenting with art materials slows down time. Children enjoy the physical sensation of paint dragging across the canvas or squishing clay with their fingers. Is there value in these activities? What does it have...

5 reasons why you should join a playgroup programme

As babies and toddlers begin to explore new environments within their community, they start to deepen their understanding of the world around them. A parent-accompanied playgroup session can offer an array of opportunities for both children and parents to build relationships and strengthen their bond with each other as they engage in play experiences together.

How to spark an interest in Mandarin in children


 Research findings indicate that the early years are the best time to learn a new language. What does this mean for parents, especially for the majority of Singaporean parents whose children are expected to be well-versed in both English and Mandarin when they start formal schooling?

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