Tag Archives: Childcare

EX-CHILDCARE STAFF: WE ARE WORKED LIKE SLAVES WITH LITTLE FREEDOM & PAY

I am a ex staff from a well known childcare. I would like to share my 5 years experience in that industry as a teacher. I also worked in another childcare centre for 1 year. I really feel that nowdays some principal's/supervisors are really a sadist they don't have the PR skill. We are entitled for ALs but when we want to take, we will have to beg the principals or even then they ask too many personal questions and make us cry and beg. Or even best wait till last min give us mental stress and than approve the AL. Some teachers are even do scared to take AL or MC because of their princpals. We need a break too, we want to go holidays once in awhile too.

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TAN CHUAN JIN: PRE-SCHOOL PRICES UNLIKELY TO RISE

Minister for Social and Family Development Tan Chuan-Jin says that pre-school prices are unlikely to rise despite a proposed law that forces them to adhere to higher standards. During the parliamentary debate on the Early Childhood Development Centres Bill, which was passed in parliament, 6 MPs raised the issue of the possibility of raised prices.

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NEW LAWS TO GOVERN CHILDCARE CENTRE IS A LONG TIME COMING

It's about time childcare centres are looked at more stringently. While we rush to meet demands for more childcare centres to place our young children during the day while the parents go off to work, we also have ot ensure that these children are well protected by the very childcare centres that we place them in. There have been one too many cases of alleged abuse happening in childcare centres. It is time we put a stop to this, and ensure that the quality and caliber of staff in these childcare are up to standards.

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GOVT DOING ALL THEY CAN TO HELP, SO STOP COMPLAINING

Despite all the bad publicity over the Budget 2017, I feel the government has done all this in the best interest of Singaporeans. They are doing all they can to improve the lives of Singaporeans. You cannot win everyone over, but sometimes, populist acts are not beneficial to a country. Again, all these shows the government are working very hard to help Singaporeans. But we being Singaporeans, all we know to do is complain. The government can never win.

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2 YR OLD TODDLER ABUSED BY TECK WHYE SPARKLETOTS CHILDCARE TEACHER, POLICE REPORT FILED

I would like to share my experience with Sparkletots Childcare at Tech Whye BLK 19 for any parents who may be considering a childcare centre in the area. I have withdrawn my 18 month old son just a week after having first enrolled him with them. In this week alone, we found several bruises on my son's forehead, back and legs. I did not think much of it at the start but grew concerned as he came back with a new bruise each day.

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CHILDCARE REFUSED TO REFUND DEPOSIT MONTHS AFTER MY SON’S WITHDRAWAL FROM SCHOOL

Please avoid this childcare at all cost. They have v poor management system. Now they refuse to pay me back the school fee deposit. I have submitted the withdrawal form and my son has stopped attending their hours for more than a month already(I did pay school fee for that mth). I went down to the office and school several times to chase back the deposit and the principal(who is damn arrogant and rude!) told me will get the person in charge to give me a call the next day.

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MEANS TESTING FOR CHILDCARE SUBSIDIES REALLY KILL MIDDLE INCOME S’POREANS

Its coming to end of the year. Which i hate most because there will be another round of mean test stuff going on with MSF for my childcare fee. Really have question on how they caculate our household income? the way MSF caculate our household income can really "kill" the middle income people! how can they include those amount like bonus which we got once a year or sometime dont even have and also those amount in the cpf?

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YET ANOTHER PRESCHOOL FEE INCREASED: IS CHILDCARE AFFORDABLE REALLY?

With the increase of $250 mentioned in the above mentioned article – the parents may have to pay as much as $500 more for their two children. With say a take home pay of $2,801 ($3,501 less 20% employee CPF contribution) – the fees increase may be financially difficult for them. Even in the case of the fee cap for anchor operators of $720 a month for full-day childcare – an increase of say about $71 for the family with two children, may also be a financial strain. Whats the point of increasing subsidies coupled with the consistent rhetoric year after year – that childcare will be made more affordable, when the reality may be otherwise?

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