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Singapore’s First Great Companies For Dads Awards Recognises 13 Organisations For Innovative HR Policies

Five organisations from the public and private sectors have been selected as winners of the Great Companies for Dads Awards 2021.  Launched by the Centre for Fathering (CFF) and DADs for Life, the Great Companies for Dads Awards is Singapore’s first award to recognise outstanding organisations with policies and practices that support fathers and help […]

Back to School with Dad encourages Dads to play a more active role in their children’s schooling journey

Over 40,000 families in 32 schools took part in Back to School with Dad for the academic year in 2021. Back to School with Dad is an initiative organised by the Centre for Fathering and DADs for Life which aims to encourage fathers to accompany their children to school on the first two days of […]

Eat With Your Family Day Draws Participation of Over 600 Organisations Amidst COVID-19

Initiative to Encourage Families to Honour Grandparents in 2021   Despite the more challenging times of the COVID-19 season, the Eat With Your Family Day (EWYFD) initiative has drawn the participation of over 600 organisations such as City Developments Ltd, Etiqa Insurance Pte Ltd and Eu Yan Sang International Ltd who encouraged their employees to end work earlier and gather with their families […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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