Eat With Your Family Day supports greater family bonding amidst COVID-19

Strong family bonding is becoming even more pertinent amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 season. To celebrate the importance of spending quality family time over a meal and building stronger family ties, Eat With Your Family Day (EWYFD) is encouraging more companies to allow their employees to leave work early at least four times […]

Celebrating Fathers 2020 Goes Online

In light of the COVID-19 situation in Singapore, the Celebrating Fathers movement took place entirely online – featuring a campaign to appreciate Dads for everything they are doing for their families and our community, especially how they engage their children and help them thrive in this challenging season. Themed Voices of Children, Celebrating Fathers 2020 […]

June 2020 Media Coverage

Channel News Asia, June 15 Celebrating Fathers 2020 Goes Online https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/covid-19-celebrating-fathers-2020-goes-online-12835634 CNA938 Morning Show, June 19, 8.10am Interview with Bryan Tan on role of fathers during the circuit breaker. https://www.facebook.com/CNA938/videos/vb.194906907232595/191164272281485/?type=2&theater CNA938 Singapore Today, June 19, 5.50pm Interview with Shawn Quek on dads working from home and juggling family responsibilities such as helping children with home-based […]

Dads Guide to COVID-19

As Singapore bands together to ride out this challenging season of the COVID-19 outbreak, the Centre for Fathering remains committed to providing unwavering support towards helping fathers become more engaged and active fathers. With many fathers working at home this month, it is indeed an opportune time for fathers to bond with their families. While […]

Lessons Learnt from Home-Based Learning

Shawn Quek, school engagement manager for Centre for Fathering, shares his primary two son’s first home-based learning experience while working from home and useful lessons he learned. April 1st! It was an April Fool’s day like no other, because the first Home Based Learning (HBL) day was rolled out for all primary schools in Singapore. […]

August & September 2019 Media Coverage

Today Online My struggles with taking paternity leave 11 August 2019 https://www.todayonline.com/commentary/my-struggles-taking-paternity-leave The Straits Times Forum Don’t stigmatise involved fathers by Bryan Tan, CEO, Centre for Fathering and DADs for Life 3 September 2019 https://www.straitstimes.com/forum/letters-in-print/dont-stigmatise-involved-fathers Berita Harian 17 September 2019 The Centre for Fathering and Association for Malay Professionals Singapore (AMP), with support from Berita […]

DADs for Life Turns 10

On November 19 ten years ago, Singapore’s very own fathering movement, DADs for Life, was launched on International Men’s Day. To commemorate the beginning of what has since grown into a national movement, over 100 fathers and children were mobilised to distribute “Toolkit Packs” for dads all over Singapore. The national fathering movement began with […]