Ms. Vivian is the founder of Viv’s Schoolhouse. She believes that strong early foundations are essential in nurturing confident and curious learners beyond just the early years; these foundations will pave the path to future development and set the right attitude towards lifelong learning.
After extensive studies on different pedagogies, Ms. Vivian regards experiential learning as the most effective way to educate children. She believes that when children are taught using a hands-on approach, they will be wholly engaged in their learning experiences. Children’s different senses are involved during such a learning process where their sense of sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch are stimulated. This results in the strengthening of neural connections in children’s brains and allows their learning experiences to be anchored in firmly in their minds. Most importantly, children find greater joy and meaning in the knowledge that they acquire when learning through experience.
Ms. Vivian holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching from Seed Institute.
Ng Su Han
Ms. Su Han is the principal of Viv’s Schoolhouse and has more than 16 years of experience in the Early Childhood industry thus far.
Ms. Su Han is best known for her patient and caring nature when it comes to nurturing children and grooming educators alike. She believes that to inspire the best in every child or educator, she has to lead by example and to always have an open heart and mind. Because of the respect and trust she pours out, children and teachers feel empowered to learn, grow, and strive for betterment everyday.
Possessing a growth mindset, Ms. Su Han is always exploring different ways to enhance children’s learning journeys. From fostering collaborative relationships with families to creating new experiences, it is paramount to Ms. Su Han that we continually challenge ourselves to do better for our children. By always pushing through new frontiers, she does her best to ensure that teachers keep abreast with the latest early childhood developments and children are therefore given a meaningful and fun-filled schooling experience.
Ms. Su Han holds a Diploma in Pre-school Education – Teaching and Leadership from Ngee Ann Polytechnic as well as a Certificate in Certificate in Infant and Toddler Care and Development from KLC International Institute.
Lee Sok Meng
Ms. Sok Meng is the Curriculum Specialist of Viv’s Schoolhouse. With more than 20 years of experience in the Early Childhood industry, Ms. Sok Meng is best known for her ability to engage children in all the different domains of learning. She believes that it is critical for children to build strong foundations in their early years so as to get a strong head start in their journeys of lifelong learning. Besides having solid academic footings, Ms. Sok Meng also places a strong emphasis on children’s character development, resonating the school’s vision of nurturing children who are passionate as well as compassionate.
Ms. Sok Meng holds a Specialist Diploma in Pre-school Education – Leadership and a Diploma in Pre-school Education – Teaching from International Centre for Early Childhood Education, as well as a Diploma in Montessori method of education from London Montessori Centre.
Teacher Candice believes that as an early childhood educator, it is of utmost importance that she models right and positive behaviours for her children. With the knowledge that children learn by observing and taking in things around them through their five senses, it is therefore all the more important to be a beacon of light for her little ones. Teacher Candice is an advocate of using positive words and affirmation when communicating with children; she is best known for her patient, kind, and gentle disposition regardless of any situation.
Within her classroom, teacher Candice always strives to create a safe and respectful environment. It is pertinent that all her children feel emotionally secure and will thus be motivated to learn freely and openly. She believes that it is only with a trusting bond established with her little ones can she then help them realise their fullest potentials.
Teacher Candice holds an Advanced Certificate in Early Years.
Dara Calysta Connell
Teacher Dara believes that children learn best when they feel secure and confident. Hence, she takes utmost pride in creating a safe and nurturing environment for children to thrive in. Teacher Dara’s interactions with children always stems from positivity and compassion. She firmly believes that no child should get left behind and that we can zoom in into children’s strengths to best groom them. As a result, it is not unusual to find Teacher Dara tailoring lessons to each child’s needs, with differentiated as well as engaging activities to spur on children’s thirst for knowledge.
With the emphasis that each child’s learning has to be organic and authentic, Teacher Dara’s lessons are always filled with hands-on activities to encourage children’s enthusiasm and engagement. She welcomes children to ask questions and love diving in together to find out different answers together; this encourages children to think critically and ultimately, be problem-solvers.
Teacher Dara holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education from Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
Teacher Judith believes that it takes a big heart filled with compassion and patience to nurture our little ones. In our children’s growing up years, they grapple with new territories and learn how to manage big emotions – that’s a big feat! Hence, it is ever so important that as educators, we acknowledge and address our children’s concerns even in every possible way.
Teacher Judith can always be observed listening intently to what children have to say, encouraging them to speak up; she is truly our children’s best friend and mentor. Through the many ways that Teacher Judith spreads positivity within the classroom, children flourish into curious and confident learners.
Teacher Judith holds a Fundamentals Certificate in Early Childhood Care and Education.
Teacher Louise believes that aside from academic excellence, it is also extremely important that children understand and appreciate the need to have the right moral ethos. She nurtures in our children qualities such as mutual respect, compassion, and patience. Teacher Louise believes that having a right set of values is important for children’s life journey ahead as these will keep them grounded throughout all the challenges, obstacles, and milestones they will face in years to come.
At the heart of it all, teacher Louise believes that love is the key element when it comes to nurturing young hearts. To provide our little ones with an education that is exciting, engaging, and fun, teacher Louise embraces three vital ingredients: sincerity, passion, and grace!
Teacher Louise holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching.
Moy Ying Xing
Teacher Moy firmly believes that trust needs to be built in order for her to share a strong bond with her little ones. She believes in taking time to understand every child’s interests, needs, and wants so as to best support their growth and to help them thrive under her care. Within the classroom, Teacher Moy always works to create a warm and positive learning environment. It is important to her that children feel safe when it comes to picking up new concepts or when it comes to expressing their emotions. Teacher Moy wishes to be a safe haven for them in school and to be every parent's partner in bringing out the best in every child.
Teacher Moy holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching.
Teacher Pat believes that children have different personalities and it is therefore pertinent to recognize and embrace children’s unique learning preferences. This is evident in her flexible approach when it comes to teaching; teacher Pat always ensures that she adopts strategies that are best suited to the needs of her little learners.
With the vision that children should be given the opportunities to realize their fullest potentials, teacher Pat strives to create a safe and conducive space for them to learn and grow. She believes that the learning environment needs to be inclusive, supportive, and creative. Throughout children’s time in school, they should be guided to pick up practical life skills and be endowed with positive dispositions towards life-long learning.
Teacher Pat holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Care and Education – Teaching.
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