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September 2019

13th Singapore Children’s Society Lecture | Saturday, 12 October 2019

The 13th Singapore Children’s Society Lecture will be held on Saturday, 12 October 2019, at the Singapore Management University’s Mochtar Riady Auditorium.

This year’s lecture, ‘Parenting: Does one size fit all?’, will be delivered by Dr John M. Elliott, an academic with a deep interest in the social and cognitive development of young children. He will explore the question of whether parenting research conducted in Western societies is applicable in the Singapore’s context. He will also consider the extent to which the standard view of best parenting practices should be regarded as universally desirable, which the media has sought his views on (catch his interview with Chinese daily Lianhe Zaobao here).

Dr Elliott, who retired as Associate Professor from the National University of Singapore’s Department of Psychology in 2018, has been actively involved as a volunteer with Children’s Society’s Research Committee over the last three decades. 

You can register to attend the 13th Singapore Children’s Society Lecture here

Charity Gala Dinner | Friday, 22 November 2019

Ready yourself for an evening of glitz and glamour at the Singapore Children’s Society Charity Gala Dinner 2019, to be held at the Island Ballroom of Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, on Friday, 22 November 2019.

Children’s Society’s Patron-in-Chief, President Halimah Yacob, will be the guest-of-honour. The event will be hosted by beloved TV personality Gurmit Singh aka Phua Chu Kang.

We would love for you, your friends and colleagues to join us this meaningful evening of joy and compassion as we light up the lives of children, youth and families in need. Both individual seats and whole tables can be purchased.

You can also contribute to the event in the following ways:

  • Table/Seat Donation
  • Outright Donation
  • Event Sponsorship
  • Auction Sponsorship

For more information, contact Ms Cheryln Ang or Ms Low Jia Li at or or on 6273 2010. 


Singapore Children’s Forum | Saturday, 30 November 2019

This year’s Singapore Children’s Forum will be held at 9am on Saturday, 30 November, at the Mochtar Riady Auditorium of the Singapore Management University’s Administration Building.

The topic is inequality. Children aged 10 to 14 have been interviewed on what inequality means to them and on the factors that contribute to inequality. Their thoughts and experiences will be presented through a film, which will be followed by a dialogue session.
Singapore Children’s Society initiated the Singapore Children’s Forum in 2013 to serve as a public platform for children in Singapore to dialogue, discuss and express their opinions on issues that affect and matter to them. In keeping with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Singapore Children’s Forum encourages children to actively participate and represent themselves in their communities.

We invite all parents, educators and social service professionals to attend the Forum. Registration details will be available on our website at a later date, so do check back for details.


Donation Draw | Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Stand a chance to win fantastic prizes while making a difference to the children, youth and families we support through the Singapore Children’s Society’s annual Donation Draw, to be conducted on Wednesday, 18 December 2019. 

You can purchase draw tickets at the Singapore Children’s Society Corporate Office and all Singapore Pools outlets at $30 a booklet or $3 per ticket, or consign draw booklets to sell to your family and friends. 

All proceeds from the sale of Donation Draw tickets will go towards the Society’s efforts to assist children in need. You can also sponsor cash or in-kind draw prizes, or make outright donations.

For more information, contact Ms Cheryln Ang or Ms Low Jia Li at or or on 6273 2010. 

Click here to read the story in Chinese

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