Peggy Zee, a leader in Early
Childhood and a specialist in this field since 1983, owns and manages The
Experiential Learning Centre Pte Ltd (TELC) & Zee School, two child care centres
No stranger to the media, Peggy has been in the limelight since 1986.
Peggy also owns
Project-Learning!, a curriculum development and preschool educational
consultancy. Peggy was the Principal and Director of the child care centre at
the Singapore Polytechnic from 1986 to 2002.
Peggy completed her Degree in Early Childhood in the USA and upon her return to Singapore, Peggy was invited to lecture at the Ministry of Social Affairs (now known as the Ministry of Community Development and Sports). In 1984, she was selected to attend a two-year Teacher's Trainer's course conducted by the Institute of Education, Singapore.
A gazetted Voluntary Probation Officer (GVPO) Peggy has lectured at various institutions since 1983. These include the National Institute of Education, PCF (PAP Community Foundation), Singapore Institute of Management: Diploma in Early Childhood Studies Kinderland Educational Services and SAUC Advent-Link.
She is renowned for her successful and innovative ways of teaching young children Mathematics. In March 2003, Peggy was commissioned by PCF Pioneer Branch (PAP Community Foundation) to rewrite their English and Mathematics curriculum for Kindergarten 1 and 2 and conduct monthly training sessions for their teachers.
She also conducts in-house training courses and talks for kindergartens, child care centres, primary schools, special schools, and government agencies such as the National Library, National Council of Social Services, People's Association, Rainbow Centre, Gleneagles, KK Hospital, MCDS Probation Department and Singapore Press Holdings. Peggy is also a favourite with parents in her Parenting Workshops.
Known for her enthusiasm and passion in early childhood education, she finds great joy in sharing her interesting methods and ideas she developed over the past two decades with teachers and parents. Her expertise is in teaching children English, Reading, Thinking Skills and Mathematics to children between 1 to 8 years old. Peggy is a well-liked lecturer, known for her lively methods of delivering curriculum content and innovative ideas to the participants, bringing meaning and enjoyment to difficult to understand topics. Her goal is to share her passion for teaching and working effectively with children, constantly striving to find new ideas and teaching methods to make learning fun and helping children learn.