Sunday, August 8, 2021

Childcare centres

Childcare centres remain closed

KUCHING: All taska (nurseries) and tadika (kindergartens) in Kuching will remain closed as the district is still a red zone. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas explained that the committee discussed on this matter following...

All private childcare centres allowed to reopen, except in Kuching

SIBU: All private childcare centres and kindergartens in Sarawak, except those in Kuching, are allowed to reopen with immediate effect.  This was said by Chairman of Sibu Municipal Council (SMC) Clarence Ting yesterday (Nov 11). However, those in Kuching (red zone)...

Ensuring child centres’ safety

KUCHING: To ensure the safety of the children, childcare centres (Taska) and kindergartens (Tadika) are required to comply with the new standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines and must fill in the Consolidate Form to ease the process of registration...

All childcare centres to receive RM5000 from Penjana

BY ERDA KHURSYIAH BASIR PUTRAJAYA: About 7,000 operators of childcare centres are expected to receive grants of up to RM5,000 each allocated to them by the government under the National Economic Recovery Plan (Penjana). Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk...

Fee hikes at childcare centres inevitable

KUCHING: The increase in fees at childcare centres in the state is inevitable due to the rise in the operating costs faced by operators in order to comply with the standard operating procedure (SOP) during the recovery movement control...

Association calls for increase in childcare centre fees

KUALA LUMPUR: The Association of Registered Childcare Providers Malaysia (PPBM) has proposed that childcare centre fees be increased for their continued survival. Its president Anisa Ahmad said childcare centres that impose monthly fees of RM600 and below have not been...

Childcare centres for children of frontliners on par with those overseas

KUALA LUMPUR: The provision of childcare centres for children of frontline staff currently being studied by the Health Ministry (MOH) is in line with standard operating procedures (SOPs) implemented overseas. Special adviser to the Prime Minister on Public Health Tan Sri Dr...

Who will take care of the kids?

KUCHING: The closure of childcare centres nationwide had raised some concerns pertaining to children whose parents both work. The concerns came up as soon as the prime minister ordered such centres closed to deal with the Covid-19 outbreak. In response, Welfare, Community Well Being,...

Ensure health of charges, preschools advised

KUCHING: Nurseries and preschools have been urged to regulate the standard operating procedures (SOPs) on safety and health to ensure that children's safety and health are secured before entering the classroom. Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah explained...

SEB opens worksite childcare centre in Bakun

BAKUN: Sarawak Energy (SEB) has set up its second Little Power Genius worksite childcare centre for the convenience of its staff with young children working at the Bakun hydroelectric plant in Belaga District. SEB’s initiative is to ease the burden of staff having...
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9,938 teachers, caregivers of childcare centres vaccinated

MIRI: Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah on Sunday (Aug 8) revealed that 98 percent or 9,938 of the 10,133 teachers...
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