Teacher Qualifications

All teachers have completed professional trainings in Early Childhood Education, and have attained relevant professional registrations. A summary of qualifications of Principals and teachers of 4 BGCA nursery-cum-kindergartens as at 2021-2022 are listed below:

Number of Principals and teachers in 4 BGCA nursery-cum-kindergartens: 61

Qualifications Percentage (among all teachers) (%)
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (CE) 33%
Training in Special Child-care Education 21%
Degree in Early Childhood Education 46%
Diploma / Degree in Social Work

Percentage of teachers studying the following courses:

Courses Percentage (among all teachers) (%)
Certificate in Early Childhood Education
Diploma in Early Childhood Education
Higher Diploma in Early Childhood Education (CE)
Training in Special Child-care Education 14%
Degree in Early Childhood Education 86%
Diploma / Degree in Social Work
Master of Other Studies

 

Teaching experience Percentage (among all teachers) (%)
2 years or less 10%
2-5 years 31%
6-10 years 10%
6-10 years 49%

Remarks:

  1. Stationing social workers provide professional counselling services at all BGCA nurseries-cum-kindergartens of BGCA.
  2. For integrated services, psychologists, occupational therapists, physiotherapists and speech therapists from Central Paramedical Support Service Unit (CPMS) of the Social Welfare Department pay regular visits to BGCA schools to provide professional counselling services to young children and their parents.