Bringing out the best in each young person

Archbishop William Goh with the newly commissioned principals (from left): Ms Pauline Fun, Mdm Rachel Ang, Ms Ow Yang Jing Yi, Mrs Karen Tan, Mdm Rebecca Ng, Ms Loh Sing Huay and Mr Martin Tan. Photo: VITA ImagesPatricia AngCatholic educators should be proud of themselves if they are able to transform the lives of students, [...]

Putting fun into preschool education

Preschool educators doing a Zumba workout.When 75 Catholic preschool educators congregated at Catholic Kindergarten, a preschool managed by the Marist Brothers, it was to learn about the educational approaches and practices of the kindergarten. It was for them to deepen their professional knowledge.But in learning, there should also be an element of fun. And, the [...]

Preschool educators learn art therapy

Catholic preschool educators take part in an art therapy practical exercise during their Thanksgiving Day.An art therapy workshop plus a talk by a special education consultant were the highlights of the Catholic preschool educators’ year end Thanksgiving Day.Sixty two principals and teachers attended the event held at the St Joseph’s Kindergarten in Upper Bukit Timah [...]

New preschool religious education programme

A training session for the kindergarten religious education programme, held in April.A common religious education programme will be introduced to most Catholic preschools this July.The trial programme is to help the schools forge a stronger Catholic identity as well as provide a foundation for children’s faith formation, says the Archdiocesan Commission for Catholic Schools (ACCS).A [...]

Preschool kids learn about business, values

Children from the Holy Trinity Kindergarten selling cooked food to parents during their ‘entrepreneurial day’.Holy Trinity Kindergarten organised a special “entrepreneurial day” recently in which students from St Francis Xavier kindergarten also took part.The April 29 event, held at the Church of the Holy Trinity, aimed to teach the children not only basic business concepts [...]