Every Child Deserves a Good Start

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  • Daisy Ng ST2017
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    February 14th 2017

    An interview with Singaporean Daisy Ng, Founder of Trinity Kids, an award-winning pre-school chain in Malaysia

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    December 29th 2016

    Principal of the Singapore Hokkien Huay Kuan (SHHK) Preschool, Ms Tham Kum Fong is a strong believer that character-building is critical for children at pre-school age, so as to equip them with the necessary life skills to take on life’s challenges.

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    December 28th 2016

    The Equal Head Start team is truly heartened by the response to our video “You Are Not Alone” which received such high viewership and shares, sparking so many conversations surrounding childhood and parenthood in Singapore. If you have not watched it, check it out here. Many viewers caught on to the point that play is […]

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    December 22nd 2016

    For some children, having an “equal head start” can mean something as basic as getting a chance to attend school or to be encouraged to stay engaged in school, never mind whether they are academically ready to catch up with their peers. With years of experience as a community worker and now a Child Enabling […]

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    February 29th 2016

    It takes a whole village – and then some – to raise a child. The case of David (not his real name) is one such example. Barely 18 months of age when he was first left alone at home, David’s grandmother had no choice but to leave him alone for a few hours at a […]

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    February 22nd 2016

    What would you do to help a single father diagnosed with cancer with three schooling children? Well, Teacher Angela (pictured above) went the extra mile to help him. Working as a cleaner in a restaurant, Mr Tan stayed in a rental one-room flat. A single dad to three children, Mr Tan’s wife ran away after […]

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    February 15th 2016

    Nina Leong Jaslyn accidentally cut a hole in her skirt. Doe-eyed Nabisah yelled at the top of her voice after another kid pulled her hair. Kenko smiled sheepishly after he had just wet himself. “BEEP! BEEP! BEEP!” the RED ALERT lights flashed for 26-year-old Miss Tan, a preschool teacher at The Little Skool-House By-the-Vista. Walking […]

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    Principal Ainul
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    December 28th 2015

    Wide-eyed and adorable, Kannan and Kavitha are a pair of twins (a boy and a girl) enrolled in a childcare centre. Tragically, their dad met with an untimely death when they were only three years of age. Death is a difficult concept for toddlers to grasp. To help the twins understand where their father has […]

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    Auntie Shirley
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    December 21st 2015

    Can you believe that Shirley (above) is in her early 60s? Well, neither do we! Also known as Auntie Shirley, she is a grandmother to several lovely grandkids. Auntie Shirley used to work as a cleaning lady at a childcare centre in Jalan Sultan. A warm and caring lady, she often went beyond the call […]

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    Principal Ainul
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    December 14th 2015

    Principal Ainul rallied her teachers to give extra care to Kelly Kelly was born to middle-aged parents. Her dad was in his late 50s and her mum is in her late 40s. Celebrating her fifth birthday this year, Kelly has mild Down’s syndrome. When she first became a toddler, Kelly’s father tried to enrol her […]

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