Ongoing professional development plays an important role in enhancing the knowledge, skills and practices of Pre-school Educators. Science Centre Singapore conducts programmes to train pre-school educators on inquiry-based methods to develop children’s creative thinking and curiosity using hands-on activities. It aims to engage pre-school educators to explore less conventional approaches to develop or re-design programmes, and to improve teaching and learning practices. Annually, Science Centre Singapore conducts the Continual Professional Development (CPD) courses which are available for registration on One@ECDA portal at https://one.ecda.gov.sg/
Science Centre Singapore has successfully conducted the following Continual Professional Development (CPD) courses on:
- Inquiry-Based Kitchen Science Activities for Preschoolers
- Inquiry Approach to Facilitate Preschoolers’ Appreciation of the Importance of Electricity in Daily Lives
- Discovery of the World (DOW) through Inquiry-based Learning
- Creative Curious Tinkers
- The Earth We Share
New courses are developed and made available from time to time, do look out for it.