Picking The Right Enrichment Classes For Your Child

November 13th, 2017

In today’s educational landscape, there’s hardly a child who doesn’t attend some sort of enrichment class or tuition. Enrichment classes can foster a genuine love for learning and benefit your child creatively, physically, and mentally. However, with a variety of classes and hundreds of learning centres out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the best place for your little ones. Here are our pro-tips to picking the right enrichment classes for your child. Make a shortlist Once you’ve decided to put Junior through piano classes or Mandarin immersion, hit the ground and find out which are the most reputable ones in the country. Poll your fellow mothers, check out a few parenting magazines or do a quick Google search. Once you’ve read up about them, narrow down your list to your top five and work from there. See it for yourself Being able to look these centres up online is a great help, but it’s always best to check out the school and its facilities for yourself. Who knows, your “back-up” school might become your top-contender after a visit. By going down in person, you can also meet the teachers and speak to them about any concerns you may have. You can even approach other parents to ask them how effective the classes are and how their children like it here. Sit in on a class Most enrichment schools shouldn’t be too fussed about letting you observe an on-going class for 10 minutes or so. Note how the classes are conducted and how the children behave in class. Are they energetic and excited or listless and bored? Every child is unique and may not fit into a particular class. If you can’t picture your kid in that environment, it’s best to look elsewhere. Consider distance With their already packed […]

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