Saturday, October 27, 2007

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volunteering said...

I understand many problems are there and it is not easy job to solve. But if it goes at this rate it will be coming to march, april, and we will still be having many problems left. for me i was not expecting it like this .....

How to join as PTA volunteer? My daughter is in queenstwon. Can you please post email and mobile of contact person.
Thank you.

jaya said...

There is no PTA in most S'pore schools, of course USA and New Zealand schools have PTA, and Singapore usually has a support group called PSG which is not the same thing (except Tanglin Trust has a PTA if I am not wrong).

A parent who tried to volunteer into PSG 1+ year back told me here it is a closed group, very quiet and keeping a low profile.

so i think you are looking for a 'coffee morning'...or a 'moms club' type of group, am i right ? i think u should give this as a feedback to school.