How can educators and parents help keep our children learning, building confidence and sharpening skills such as communication and reasoning during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) is launching a resource kit “Creative Conversations 2021: Shaping Our Future” virtually to teach the young ones about Singapore’s history and heritage, and the lives and challenges of some of our early settlers. As part of its annual Creative Conversations series, the resource kit will also help build your child’s foundations in language, numeracy, creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills through stories and fun-filled activities.
Keen to find out what it means to have a strong conversational relationship with your little ones while shaping their learning, development, and mental wellbeing?
Join the expert panellists online as they discuss tips and strategies in a plenary session:
- Dr Jacqueline Chung, ECDA Fellow, Academic Director, St. James’ Church Kindergarten & Little Seeds Preschool
- Dr Jared Ng, Psychiatrist and Senior Consultant, Department of Developmental Psychiatry, Institute of Mental Health
- Ms Cheryl Wee, Entrepreneur and soon-to-be Mum of Three
Date: 5 June 2021
Venue: ECDA Singapore Facebook Page
Time: 10.00am – 11.15am
Cost: Free admission
Early Childhood Development Agency
The Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) serves as the regulatory and developmental authority for the early childhood sector in Singapore, overseeing key aspects of children’s development below the age of seven, across both kindergartens and child care centres.
ECDA is an autonomous agency jointly overseen by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), and is hosted under the Ministry of Social and Family Development.
Set in the context of a fun and interactive journey of adventure, exploration and discovery, as part of the annual CC series, the contents of the resource kit is designed to help you bond with your child through conversations, and support your child’s foundational development in language, numeracy, creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving through stories and fun-filled activities. Stand a chance to win shopping vouchers and Creative Conversations: Shaping our Future kit when you register by 31 May 2021 (Monday), find out more and register at https://go.gov.sg/cclaunch2021