Is it important to visit universities before making the final decision?

The importance of visiting universities on the shortlist before making the final decision is very subjective, as it is highly dependent on the parent’s personal preference. However, often times, we tend to associate universities in terms of their prestige and standing, as opposed to a physical location and what the university life entails. Besides, due to the growing momentum around online...

How To Stop Teenagers from Bullying?

In the United States, 1 in 4 children are bullied each month. Every 7 minutes a child is bullied. That adds up to 160,000 students missing school each day for fear of bullying. Having their child bullied is a very real fear of every parent. But have you ever wondered: What if your child was the bully?

Meet & Greet: Mike Carrigan, Assistant Principal At EtonHouse International School, Thomson

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Mike Carrigan, Assistant Principal at EtonHouse International School Thomson.

Mike is from the UK and he has been living and working in Singapore with EtonHouse for more than 8 years. He was a classroom teacher for 5 years at EtonHouse Thomson and  EtonHouse International Pre-School Mountbatten 718. Over the last three years he has moved into leadership...

Understanding Your Teenager

Your teenage son or daughter takes hours in front of the mirror, their hairdo and choice of clothes is always a bone of contention, they are constantly misplacing things and are forever stuck to their mobile devices. It is virtually impossible to get them to read a book or have a conversation with them that does not involve them rolling their eyes or ending in them walking out and locking...

4 Ways to Help Your Teenager Manage Stress

Stress affects all of us. From financial issues, to deadlines and worries about personal relationships, stress can overwhelm us from time to time. Even more so if you are a teenager and fluctuating hormones are always throwing you off while you juggle school with finding your social footing. How then, can parents like us help our teenagers relieve stress?

Communication Tips and More from a Child Psychologist

 

Child psychologist Lilian Ithaka gives our content partner LittleLives insight into communicating with children, when you know a child needs therapy, and how she acts as a champion for children.

What does it mean to be a child’s champion?

How Do You Know if Your Child Needs Enrichment?

I often tell students that it is terribly cliched to start an essay with a dictionary definition. But I’m going to go against my own advice here, and do just that:

This definition can be used to weigh the billion dollar tuition industry. Will sending your child for enrichment classes improve or enhance him/her in some way?

Can Children Practise Mindfulness? 3 Activities to Try

Is it easy being a pre-school teacher?

Our senior pre-school teacher Shirlee Lim from EtonHouse Pre-School 223 Mountbatten was recently interviewed by Channel NewsAsia about the challenges of her job. In case you missed it, here's her response in full — including how she wishes there were more hours in a day so she can spend more time with her students!

Meet & Greet: Alejandra Salas-Hood, Class Teacher at EtonHouse International School Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to T Alejandra Salas-Hood, Class Teacher at EtonHouse International School Orchard.

Alejandra is a versatile teacher who specialises in the IB Diploma. Her experience in the television industry allows her to teach a range of academic subjects including Film, Information Technology in a Global Society, Theory of Knowledge, Spanish and Drama. She graduated from the...

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