Sharpen Your Child's Academic Skills

Learn how Kumon can help your child become a confident learner. Play the video and see what other parents have to say about their child's progress!

 

Why Kumon?

And what’s in it for me as a parent?

Expert Instruction

Accelerate your child’s learning by helping him or her develop critical thinking skills – from as young as 3 all the way through secondary school.

Established Programmes

With more than 4 million students enrolled in over 7,500 centers, you can be assured that your child is in good hands with our experienced instructors.

Self-Learning

Instil the necessary skills and mindset for learning English, Math, and Chinese, while helping your child grow into a proactive and confident learner.

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The Kumon Method

Find out more about our tried and tested method that’s used in more than 50 countries and regions

Align

your child’s study plan to a level that is best suited to his or her academic ability

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Individualised Instruction

Enhance

your child’s ability to study proactively, boosting his or her confidence through self-learning.

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Self-Learning

Refine

your child’s self-learning with our constantly evolving small-step worksheets.

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Small-Step Worksheets

Guide

your child’s aptitude with individualised instruction and efficient mentorship.

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Kumon Instructors

What Kumon kids have to say

FAQs

A: Through studying with the Kumon Method, your child will experience the joy of learning and the discipline for daily study will be instilled with good study habits. Students start with the level where they can attain a perfect score studying on their own. This fosters a joy for learning, and instills the discipline of daily study with good study habits.

Gradually students begin to study topics they have not previously learned. Through Kumon, students will be able to advance beyond school grade level independently. This develops their analytical ability, instills perseverance and fosters confidence and a healthy self-esteem.

Eventually students study far beyond school grade level independently. They will excel in their other subjects as well because they have confidence and are applying the self-learning skills developed through Kumon.

A: Kumon students range from preschoolers to secondary school students. We currently have students as young as three years old studying with us and we help children of any age and any ability reach their academic goals. However, we recommend that you submit a form enquiry to see if your ideal Centre can accept young children.

A: The Kumon Method is an individualised learning method that supplements the Singapore education system.

The study goal for the Kumon Maths Programme is the self-study of senior high school mathematics with ease. It focuses on the development of strong calculation skills and, by excluding all unrelated concepts which may be covered in school, aim to allow students to advance as quickly as possible on their own to senior high school mathematics.

The study goal for the Kumon language programmes is to achieve an advanced reading comprehension skills and the ability to read widely. Focus is on the development of reading comprehension ability.

A: Kumon is an independent, self-study curriculum. By studying at a level that is appropriate to the child’s ability, the child will be able to advance beyond his or her school grade level without being specifically taught.

A: Self-learning means that students study worksheets and correct their own mistakes independently. The worksheets have been designed in a way that allows students to figure out how to solve problems on their own. Examples and explanations are clearly provided when moving on to new topics, encouraging students to self-learn and advance independently at all times.

Instructors observe how each student studies, plans and assigns worksheets and motivates the student. When students encounter difficulties, the Instructor assists the students by giving subtle hints so that they will be encouraged to progress and take on further challenges.

A: Kumon will help your child improve his or her school grade through the academic knowledge and work skills gained through studying topics beyond school grade level.

A: Kumon’s individualized instruction differs from one-on-one tutoring services that provide “quick fix” short term boosts in performance. If your child is a bit behind fellow classmates, our short-term goal is to reach grade-level competency within twelve months.

A: Through Kumon, your child is able to develop reading comprehension ability, strong calculation ability and analytical ability which are the essential abilities in order to solve problem sums.

A: Behind every successful student is a supportive parent and your child should be able to complete their daily homework independently as each worksheet builds on skills they will have developed on the previous level.

A: Students with a firm grasp of the fundamentals in math and reading become much more engaged and self-confident in school. Doing homework each night also becomes less daunting and time-consuming – a plus for both students and parents.

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