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Support for Pre-school Operators: Skool4Kidz’s staff learn skills to help children with autism

Support for Pre-school Operators: Skool4Kidz’s staff learn skills to help children with autism

Continuous learning is a core value of Skool4Kidz, a pre-school operator with more than 40 years’ experience in the industry. And they take this very seriously. “Training is a way of life at Skool4Kidz,” said Teri Teo, Skool4Kidz's Director of Communications and Capability Development. She is responsible for training and development, in addition to other portfolios. How Skool4Kidz trains its staff According to Teri, Skool4Kidz follows Early Childhood and Development Agency (ECDA)’s skills framework closely for its teachers’ training. This includes having pre-school teachers and infant educarers attend at least 35 and 25 hours of annual training respectively. High-potential staff attend at least 45 hours of training a year. Every year, each Skool4Kidz campus principal discusses with teachers individually and conducts a needs analysis to identify skills gaps for improvement. The ...

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