Preschool Development Support and Learning Support programmes, Appraisal Models for Teachers

Parliamentary Questions by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 14 and 15 October To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development whether the Ministry has plans to introduce the Development Support and Learning Support programmes to non-anchor operator preschools. Response Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) what percentage of anchor operator preschools currently have the Development Support and Learning Support (DS and LS) programmes; and (b) what are the Early Childhood Development Agency’s (ECDA) plans to introduce the DS and LS programmes to more anchor operators.....

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Legislating the right to work from home

Speech by Mr. Louis Ng Kok Kwang, MP for Nee Soon GRC at the Debate on the Ministerial Statement on the Overview of Government’s Strategy to Emerge Stronger from the COVID-19 Pandemic. Introduction  This COVID pandemic has badly affected our economy, many lives and livelihoods. But if there is something positive, it has reminded us about the important things in our lives and the things we may have taken for granted. Sir, I learned a very painful but important lesson over the Circuit Breaker: I realise that I have missed out on so much of my children’s childhood over the last couple of years.....

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On KidSTART, PMD accidents and public defender scheme

Parliamentary Questions filed by Ms Carrie Tan on 5 and 6 October 2020 -Ms Carrie Tan: To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development (a) what is the manpower resourcing plan for the Home Visitation Programme under KidSTART, in terms of the number of home visitors the programme aims to hire in the next two to five years; (b) what are the required skills or eligibility criteria for home visitors that the programme is looking for;....

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Question on use of Current Estimated Potential within the Civil Service

Parliamentary Questions filed by Mr Louis Ng Kok Kwang on 5 and 6 October 2020 -To ask the Minister for Social and Family Development whether the Ministry will consider extending the Development Support and Learning Support Programme to children who are differently abled at the nursery levels. Response -To ask the Prime Minister whether the Government will consider providing extra childcare leave for parents of differently abled children to attend developmental assessments, medical and therapy appointments.....

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