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Frameworks and Guidelines

MOE has launched the following NEL Curriculum resources to support early childhood educators in Singapore in creating and delivering quality learning experiences for children aged four to six years. Click on the images to download a copy of the resources.


NEL Framework



The NEL Framework articulates MOE's belief and principles on how children learn and develop, and what constitutes quality pre-school education. 
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Educators’ Guides for NEL Framework 2022


The NEL Educators' Guides complement the NEL Framework 2022 and are designed to help preschool educators put into practice the teaching and learning principles articulated in the Framework.

The Educators’ Guides for NEL Framework 2022 will be coming your way soon. Meanwhile, take a look at the key updates for each volume of the Educators Guides! The current Educators' Guides for NEL Framework 2012 are also available below.


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Values, Social and Emotional Competencies and Learning Dispositions


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Aesthetics and Creative Expression

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Discovery of the World

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Health, Safety and Motor Skills Development

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Language and Literacy


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Numeracy
   
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NEL Curriculum Resources for Mother Tongue Languages (2012)

    
Here are the curriculum resources for Mother Tongue Languages based on the NEL Framework 2012.

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Teaching and Learning Guidelines on the Use of Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) in Pre-school Centres


The Guidelines supports pre-school educators in planning, implementing and reviewing learning activities that make use of ICT, and provide broad directions if they use ICT in their teaching and learning.
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