Info for Parents
Are there too many abbreviations and terms you don't understand while traversing the world of early childhood education? Or looking for some tips and tricks with the world of parenting in Singapore? We hope to provide some enlightenment here.
Child Development Account (CDA)
The CDA is special savings account for your newborn where money in the account can be used to pay for educational and healthcare expenses. All Singaporean children born from 24 March 2016 onwards will receive an initial $3,000 in their CDA.
This is easily done online using your SingPass.
Little Lives Mobile App
In order for parents to keep up to date on their child's academic and all-rounder progress, most preschools adopt an educational communication tool. While we are revamping our preschool services, we are also moving to the comprehensive Little Lives app. This nifty tool will enhance you and your child's academic experience with DGP and to stay up-to-date on latest happenings.
The Singapore Preschool Accreditation Framework (SPARK) is a quality assurance framework to assist preschools in Singapore in raising their quality. It provides recognition of a school's efforts to improve teaching, learning, administration and management processes to enhance the holistic development and well-being of young children.
Preschools apply for SPARK assessments via four application windows annually: Framework, Core Values, Quality Rating Model and Quality Rating Scale.
Healthy Preschool Platinum Tier