Highlights

Nur Azlina Bte Subari from LV@NCS, Foo Gui Ling from LV@Changi Airport and Salmah Bte Dawood from LV@NYP in Inaugural Busy Bees Teachers Exchange Programme
29 Sep 2016

Busy Bees nurseries in Derby (Heatherton), Solihull (Blythe), St Albans (Hospital) and Mardley Hill are the first nurseries in the UK to welcome visiting childcare professionals from our Busy Bees nurseries in Singapore and Malaysia.

Seven qualified childcare practitioners from Singapore and two from Malaysia have been selected primarily for their exemplary practice and willingness to share their high quality standards in all aspects of nursery life. They will be staying in the UK for a month so that they can get to know more about their Busy Bees peers overseas as well as share best practice.

Welcome meal

After a weekend of introductions, socialising and respite, our visiting group of Teachers, Principals and Curriculum Specialists are now spending the first part of the week at Busy Bees Latchford House where they are learning more about Early Years Foundation Stage, UK Compliance, Policies and Procedures and our fundamental understanding of how in the UK, we encourage our children to ‘learn through play'.

Yvonne Smillie, Busy Bees International Project Co-ordinator, has been instrumental in developing the first of many international projects and has worked alongside pivotal colleagues within Busy Bees Singapore Head Office. Of the experience Yvonne said

"Busy Bees was founded by six teachers, 34 years ago, who wanted to make a positive difference to young children and working families in their community. As we've grown, we have taken great care to ensure we are a National Network of local nurseries rather than a generic chain, where each and every nursery operates on the basis of serving its immediate community. We are now an International company and our ethos remains exactly the same. It's vital as we continue to grow that this core message is at the heart of every nursery whether it be in the UK, Singapore, Malaysia or wherever we progress across the globe.

"Going forwards, our International Teachers Programme will be available to many more of our staff across the globe. We believe that sharing ideas and practice methods, and creating opportunities for thought provoking discussions are vital in providing a well-rounded training experience. We also want it to be a culturally immersive experience."

Each practitioner is also undertaking a project while they are in the UK, which will focus on raising standards and sharing practice, not just in their own nursery but also across their region. The projects cover essential aspects of childcare including Forms of Imaginative Play, Exploration of Outdoor Learning, Child Development Analysis and Education and Care for Children Under two years of age.

This exchange programme was ultimately the brainchild of June Rusdon, CEO Busy Bees Asia, whose vision stemmed from a desire to create opportunities for her dedicated staff teams. June said:

"We're a progressive company that believes, passionately, we will only ever be as good as our people. We know that if we want to continue to attract the best childcare practitioners we have to offer rich and rewarding career choices."

We'd like to take this opportunity to wish all of our special visitors well and we hope they enjoy every aspect of their working and social time in the UK.

 

"Cooking with Me" Launched
28 Feb 2011

We are proud to announce that the “Cooking with Me” initiative has officially been launched! This initiative aims to show children that learning about nutrition, maintaining a balanced diet, consuming food that is good for you and cooking can actually be lots of fun! Use these culinary experiences to bond with your child in new and exciting ways as you teach them the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Every month we will share a “Recipe of the Month” with everyone at Learning Vision that you can add to your recipe book. We would love to receive your favourite healthy recipes that you and your child enjoy at home so we can share these with everyone else or even publish them as one of the monthly recipes (email recipes to healthyeating@learningvision.com or drop it in one of the “Cooking with Me” suggestion boxes at your centre).

Happy Cooking!

Click here to go the "Cooking with Me" Section now!

 

Minister of State Yu-Foo Yee Shoon visits Learning Vision @ Changi Business Park
12 Nov 2010

It was indeed a great honour for us to receive Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon, Minister of State, Ministry of Community Development, Youth & Sports (MCYS), at Learning Vision, Changi Business Park on 12 November 2010.  Accompanied by her team from MCYS, Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon visited the preschool to personally explore and experience the distinguishing factors that won Learning Vision the prestigious 2010 Outstanding Programme Award, conferred by MCYS and Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). Specifically, Learning Vision employs innovative ways to make learning fun, even when it comes to teaching hygiene.

During her visit, Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon shared that MCYS is looking into exchanges with overseas universities to enhance training and will invest more resources in early childhood teacher training, particularly in the nurturing of children under three years old. She also said that the government does not rule out supporting young parents to help reduce the high cost of infant care.

Undoubtedly, the highlight of the visit was when our adorable little ones sang and danced for Mrs Yu-Foo Yee Shoon and her team, delighting them with their spontaneity.

 

Learning Vision @ Cecil featured in Young Parents
01 May 2009
Learning Vision @ Changi Business Park review featured on TheAsianParent.com
01 Jan 2009
LV@ Temasek Club Open House

 

Join us at Temasek Club's Open Day!

Event Highlights:

  • Guided centre and curriculum walk-through
  • Exclusive special (enjoy $200 off for 6 months. T&Cs apply)
  • Free workshops (limited slots available, RSVP @ 67810888)
    • 10-11am: Post-Natal Yoga: Yoga poses to strengthen pelvic strength as well as regain overall strength and flexibility for mummies who just gave birth
    • 10-12noon: Positive Behaviour Management Workshop: Identify the traits of behaviours and contributing factors of behavioural problems and differentiate the different learning styles for children
    • 12-2pm: Kind Hands- Nurturing Touch: IMPACT Programme Wellbeing in the Early Years, uses the concept of Kind Hands. We provide activities using positive and nurturing touch through play for early years' children and their parents and carers

23 Jan (Sat), 10 AM - 2 PM

 

 

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