Curriculum & Learning Programmes
Questions and Answers
What is the curriculum or approaches to learning?
In Brain explorers we adopt different teaching approaches to let the children explore their innate talent. Here are some of the different teaching methods:
Bank Street Approach
Project Based Teaching
Whole Brain Learning Approach
With these we called it The Brain Explorer’s Curriculum.
What will my child learn in the centre?
Explorers' Core Curriculum
Little English Explorers
Little Mathematics Explorers
Little Science Explorers
Little Actor and Actress
Project at work
Little Neuro Explorers
Little Art Explorers
How will my child benefit from these activities and programme?
Brain Explorers believe that every child has to be involved in various types of curriculum where they are able to grow mentally, emotionally, socially, and physically. Associating the learning method with more than just a single subject and being imparted in groups, Brain Explorers allows the children to learn at different levels and through various learning strategies.
Therefore in Brain explorers we adopt different teaching approaches to let the children explore their innate talent.
Does the centre include 'Hanyu Pinyin' in its Chinese curriculum?
Yes, it is included in K2 Term 4 to instilare basic foundation for Primary 1
What is the centre's teacher-child ratio?
Brain explorers schoolhouse has maintained staff/child ratios significantly lower than ECDA licensing standards. B.E.S. ratios for 1 staff person are as follows:
Infants, 2 months to 17 months
Toddlers, 18 months to 30 months
Nursery 1, above 30 months to 3 years
Nursery 2, above 3 years to 4 years
Kindergarten 1 & 2, above 4 years to 6 years old
What are the staff's qualifications?
Staff training and development is always a top priority
Principal -Specialist Diploma qualifications in Early Childhood Education ~
Leadership and teaching
Are teachers trained?
80% teaching staff are Diploma trained.