The 2019 Singapore Early Childhood Education Chinese Symposium was held on 1 September 2019 at the lecture theatre of Lifelong Learning Institute. It was co-organised by the Centre for Chinese Studies (CCS) and S R Nathan School of Human Development (NSHD) of Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS).
Four speakers were invited to give presentations tailored to the theme “Teaching and Learning Chinese as a Living Language for Children in their Daily Lives”.
First on the stage was Professor Dan Fei (Below: second from the left), Dean of the School of Preschool and Primary Education of Shenyang Normal University, followed by Professor Han Yinghong (first from the left) from Tianjin Normal University, Ms. Feng Hongyi (second from the right), the principal of Bei’er Di Kindergarten in Shenyang, and Ms. Wang Yi-Wen (first from the right), supervising teacher of Tainan Sin Lau Preschool.
About 200 early childhood educators attended the full-day event.
Students of early childhood education programmes of SUSS (BECCE
) were also given opportunities to give poster presentations. They explained to the participants their research topics, methodologies, and findings based on their dissertations during the lunch break.
The 2019 Early Childhood Chinese Symposium was supported with subsidies from the Early Childhood Development Agency (ECDA) and sponsorships by Union Book.
If you missed the 2019 Early Childhood Chinese Symposium or would like to re-visit each presentation, you can access them via these links:
新跃社科大学的新跃中华学术中心和纳丹人力发展学院于2019年9月1日（星期天）在终身学习学院（Lifelong Learning Institute）二楼讲堂举办了2019新加坡学前教育论坛。