Quality of teacher-child interactions can be improved: S'pore kindergarten study

The Skip study found that pre-school teachers provided good emotional support to the children and had well-organised classes, but that teacher-child interactions could be improved.
The Skip study found that pre-school teachers provided good emotional support to the children and had well-organised classes, but that teacher-child interactions could be improved.ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO

SINGAPORE - When it came to quality of teacher-child interactions, the Singapore Kindergarten Impact Project (Skip) found that pre-school teachers provided good emotional support to their young charges and held well-organised classes.

However, the study found that the quality of teacher-child interactions that stimulate children's thinking and language skills can be improved. The team suggested that this can be done through continuing professional development of pre-school teachers.

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