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...

Explain to children: Deepavali

One of the most festive times of the year is just around the corner! Your little ones are probably wondering what it is their Indian friends at school are celebrating this on November 6. Puzzled as to how you should introduce a new culture and its traditions to your children? We’re here to help you do just that through this contribution by LittleLives.

8 Tips on Raising Critical Thinkers through Science

Science is a wonderful subject. It teaches you to ask why and to really think about how things happen. To me, this subject is important in encouraging a child’s innate sense of curiosity and can also inspire a desire in them to learn more outside of the school environment. And this is where parents come in, to build a bridge between science in the classroom and in the home environment so our...

Meet & Greet: Tina Cooper, Vice Principal at EtonHouse International School Broadrick

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Tina Cooper, Vice Principal at EtonHouse International School Broadrick.

Tina graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Hons) Degree and attained the National Professional Qualification for Headship, Tina has been in education now for 25 years. The last 15 years of which she has been at Senior Management level both in UK and internationally. During her career...

Exam Prep: 5 Ways to Study Better

I remember how examinations used to weigh down on me – would I be able to answer the questions, can I sleep well the night before, what if I forgot everything I had been studying the past weeks?! Stressful as it may be, tests and exams are an unavoidable part of school life, especially when children get older and take part in standardised tests that decide where they will go for university and...

Life Lessons From My Three-Year-Old

Most days, life is pretty routine. I go to work from Mondays to Fridays and come home around 8pm. Like clockwork, my three-year-old daughter Tanishqa greets me at the door with: “Papa, follow me!” And to her room I go, where she will regale me with tales of My Little Pony and show me her latest toys.

6 Activities for Creative Expression

As parents and educators, we worry about children’s grasp of languages and math. But just as important is creative expression. Letting children express themselves creatively gives them another ‘language’ with which they can express their thoughts, feelings and ideas. Sometimes, they may lack the vocabulary to accurately tell you what they are thinking, but those things can be communication in...

Meet & Greet: Susan Ward, Principal, EtonHouse International Pre-School Hong Kong

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Susan Ward, Principal of EtonHouse International Pre-School Hong Hong.

Meet & Greet: Sylvie Edwards, Deputy Head of Secondary, EtonHouse Orchard

In this Meet & Greet, we speak to Sylvie Edwards, Deputy Head Of Secondary, EtonHouse Orchard.
 
Sylvie has taught in schools in the United Kingdom, Zambia, Spain, China, Thailand and now Singapore. She has used her skills to help schools develop and grow, especially in the implementation of the IB Diploma programme. Her hobbies include travel, cooking and renovating her home in Spain.

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