Aminah Abdul Latif
Aminah Abdul Latif worked in the preschool industry for ten amazing, enriching and emotional years - seven years as a preschool teacher, two as a principal and one as a supervisor. She holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Early Childhood Education as well as a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Leadership. Aminah is thankful that she has been given the opportunity to spend her days (and nights) with her two lovely boys aged 3 years old and 3 months old. She is homeschooling her elder son, Umar. It keeps her passion burning and helps her stay in touch with her knowledge and experiences in Early Childhood.
Yong Caiwen is a qualified 3-6 AMI directress and a trained teacher of Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). She was educated at the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) and the Maria Montessori Institute in London. Caiwen has been teaching for 10 years and has taught at DAS, Katong School APSN, Manchester Grammar School, Montessori Children's Houses in London, and currently at Limespring School in Finchley, also in London. She is a mother of a 2 month old Violet, and is enthusiastic about human development and parental role / involvement in education. She is a practising RIE and Montessori mum.
Jackie is a pediatric speech language therapist who works with children with special needs in the community setting. She is passionate about helping her young clients to communicate meaningfully to the best of their strengths and abilities. In her free time, she enjoys power lifting, testing out paleo/gluten-free recipes, and reading articles about respective parenting. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr Leher Singh
Dr Leher Singh is an Associate Professor of the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore (NUS). She is the Director of the NUS Infant and Child Language Centre. Her teaching and research interests have been concerned primarily with early language and cognitive development. Her research on language development has been published in internationally renowned scientific journals such as Cognition, Child Development and Developmental Science.
Dr Setoh Peipei
Dr Setoh Peipei is an Assistant Professor of the Division of Psychology at Nanyang Technological University. She is the Director of the NTU Early Cognition Laboratory. Her research explores how infants and toddlers make sense of the world around them. Her research has been published in internationally renowned scientific journals such as Proceedings of National Academy of Science, Developmental Psychology, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.
Dr Penny Tok
Penny obtained her PhD from Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand). She had previously obtained her undergraduate degree in psychology from National University of Singapore (NUS) and her Master’s degree (Applied Psychology) at Nanyang Technological University (Singapore). She also holds a Certificate in Autism and is a Chartered Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society.
She runs her own practice, Dr Penny Tok Psychology Practice, where she works with children and their families with various needs, conducting diagnostic assessments, counselling and behavioural intervention. She also conducts regular talks for parents, schools, private companies, and other professionals.
Married to a fellow psychologist, they have a young son, who is the centre of their lives.
Red is a midwife, registered Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist and hypnobirthing practitioner. She brings 10 years of experience working with families all over the globe, the last 8 years spent in Asia. She co-founded a water birth center in Kerala, India in 2010. Birthvillage Natural Birthing Center is run by midwives and Red serves as a Director and Consultant to the center.
Her passion is easy to feel and she loves to focus on strengthening parents understanding of family centered care and how to become advocates for themselves. She teaches group, private and refresher hypnobirthing classes in Singapore.
Rochelle has been an early childhood educator for 14 years and holds an Advanced Diploma in Children's Services. Before coming to Singapore, she was the Director of the brand new Kew Kids Early Learning Centre in New Zealand for which she developed a Reggio-inspired curriculum.
She moved to Singapore in 2011 and worked at the Blue House Nursery & International Preschool, one of the few truly Reggio-inspired schools in Singapore. She is now a mum to a beautiful 20 month old Ava and has recently moved to Papua New Guniea. She is enjoying introducing Ava to Reggio philosophy at home and continues to be inspired by her every day.
Tina George is a clinical psychologist, with a Masters in Clinical Psychology from the University of Tasmania, Australia. She has worked with children, adolescents, and adults in various clinical settings. She is particularly interested in paediatric psychology, neuropsychology, mindfulness-based therapies, and eating disorders. In her spare time, she also volunteers as admin for a few Facebook parenting groups.