AIS Breaks Ground on their Early Years Facility

Work has begun on a purpose built facility with a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities for AIS students aged 18 months to 6 years. Inaugurated in a ground breaking ceremony by His Excellency General...

CIS kindergarten boosts children’s learning with spectacular new Outdoor Discovery Centre

At the Canadian International School (CIS) Kindergarten, we pride ourselves on making sure each of our students are given a strong educational foundation in an environment that is friendly and supportive and nurtures creativity...

5 Tips for Choosing a Preschool in Singapore

You arrive in Singapore. You have to find a home, your way around, friends, create a new ‘life’ and of course, find a school for the children. Navigating the world of Singaporean preschools can...

How to excel at sport? Focus on strength and conditioning

For many of us, participating in sport is a way of life. While many say that you can pick it up at any age, the truth is, the earlier you start, the easier it...

Developing language and literacy in young children

Researchers such as Fraser Mustard and colleagues from Canada advise us that the early years of a child’s life are the most important years in laying the foundation for later literacy development at school,...

Can you eat healthy at a hawker centre?

In our busy and fast-paced lives, dining out has become a way of life. Fortunately, eating out in Singapore is both convenient and affordable with the country’s numerous hawker centres and food courts. Dining...

5 Questions to Ask When Choosing a School for Your Child

Education access for foreigners living in Singapore is often a difficult mine-field to navigate, with blogs, forums and advice from colleagues often contradicting the reality of the school landscape. To help choose the right school...

The Importance of Learning a Second Language

Singapore is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, and people from all over come to this little red dot to holiday, work and even start a family. We live in a...

Q&A with Dr Dale Anderson, Deputy Vice Chancellor, James Cook University Singapore

   JCU Singapore programs follow the same curriculum as the Australian versions but are contextualised to the Asian environment. What are the benefits of studying at the Singapore campus? The Singapore Campus is a relaxed and...

Q&A with Maria Lindblom, Assistant Principal/Head of Preschool and Junior School, Avondale Grammar School

    What kind of a foundation do you think preschool provides for later learning? Preschool promotes teaching and learning to ensure children’s ‘school readiness’ and gives children a wide range of skills and knowledge that provides...