SINGAPORE: The online registration exercise for the Ministry of Education (MOE) Kindergarten 1 admission in 2022 will begin on February 5, the ministry said on Wednesday (January 13).
Online registration will last five days, from 9 a.m. on February 5 to 4 p.m. on February 9. Parents will be notified of the outcome before March 31, the education ministry said.
A total of 43 MOE kindergartens will participate in the exercise, the ministry said. Registration is open to citizens of Singapore and permanent residents born between January 2, 2017 and January 1, 2018.
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Unlike previous years, MOE kindergartens will not be holding physical open houses this year due to the COVID-19 situation. This is to avoid mix-ups and the risk of infection, the ministry said.
A virtual open house will be held on Zoom between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. on January 30. The program will include an overview of the MOE kindergartens and their curriculum, and parents will have the opportunity to ask questions.
After the presentation program, 35 kindergartens will organize simultaneous sharing sessions.
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The remaining eight kindergartens will not open until next year. Parents who are interested in these kindergartens can register for one of the simultaneous sessions organized by the 35 kindergartens, as the new kindergartens will have “similar programs,” the ministry said.
The MOE kindergartens offer “rich learning through relevant real-world activities enriched with a distinct singular flavor,” the ministry said, adding that Chinese, Malay and Tamil are also offered at these schools. kindergartens.