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Jurong Primary School, in partnership with the Ministry of Social and Family (MSF) formerly known as Ministry of Community, Youth and Sports (MCYS) and Fei Yue Community Services (FYCS) launched the Family Matters @ School Programme (formerly known as School-Family Education) in 2010.
 
Research shows that parent-child relationship has a very strong impact on a child’s performance, academic achievement, behaviour and attitude in school. This is true regardless of race, ethnicity, family’s income level or status and parents’ educational level. A child’s very first and teacher is his parents, and the parents’ influence on the child continues for the rest of his life.
 
Family Matters @ School provides seminars and workshops to equip parents with effective parenting skills - eventually training them to be parent facilitators, trainings for school staff to enhance their family life, and life skills and character building training for students. The Family Matters @ School RESOURCE AREA also makes family resources such as parenting and family life books, bonding activity board games, etc. accessible to the parents, students and staff.
 
With Family Matters @ Schools, parents are informed, equipped and empowered to build stronger families and children are brought up with positive values and mind-set towards life, marriage and family.
 
Find out more about our upcoming programmes below! For any queries feel free to email to Mrs. Catherine Banton (Family Matters @ School Coordinator) at sfe_jps@yahoo.com

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Application for FamilyMatters@School Coordinator

Closing date: 27.2.2017


Job Scope

Promote the FamilyMatters@School education by organising a minimum 5 FMS programmes for parents consisting talks, workshops, bonding activities that meets one or more of the FMS objectives:

 

  • Plan, organise and implement FMS programmes for each target group from the recommended menu by MSF;
  • Publicise programmes and encourage participation from target groups;
  • Administer and collate participant feedback;
  • Administer and file/submit FMS programme reports, reimbursement and other required documents to MSF;
  • Carry out any other FamilyMatters@School-related duties;
  • Imbue positive values and attitudes towards family, relationships and life in general.

For carrying out of the activities, we offer you an honorarium sum of S$300.00 for each FMS programme conducted.

For application and queries, please contact the school at Tel: 65618837



Parenting Talks


Click the file below for details:

JPS FMS Talks 2017 v1.pdf