Parent or Family Workshops

30 Jun 2017

Over a cosy one and half hours, parent and child will benefit from manners activities specially selected from the Molly Manners curriculum. Through mutual discussion and games, parent and child will have a common understanding, expectation, better communication skills for a richer family life.

Our event ends off with a lunch, lovingly cooked by the chefs at 'Happy Pancakes', and supported by RICE Company.

Choose from 2 dates:

29th July 1130am to 1pm, children aged 4 to 7

19th August 1130am to 1pm, children aged 8 to 12

Pricing: $65 per pair

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17 Apr 2017

Would you like to learn how to apply your strengths to parenting style for more effective home parenting? Would you like a better understanding of yourself and apply this knowledge to your parenting and family?

For our first part series for parents, Irene Chia, executive director of WhiteSpace Management Consulting, will be coaching parents on how to use and apply Gallups Strengths Finder results, for personal development and more effective parenting.

Date: 20th June 2017, Tuesday,

Time: 9am to 1230pm

Location: Singapore Council of Women's Organizations, 96 Waterloo Street               

Costing: $150 ( inclusive of StrengthsFinder Assessment and Results worth $24,  journal and tea break)

Pls register by emailing

Read more about Irene and her work at:

About Irene

Irene is a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and an Organisational Development (OD) consultant. Her focus is on leadership & team development; change management; and organizational learning. Her interventions are aimed at addressing attitudes, beliefs, values and systemic structure to bring out the potential in individuals and organizations, helping them to thrive in evolving landscapes.

Irene designs and facilitates programme on coaching, mentoring and leadership development for the public and private sectors as well as education institutions like the NUS Business School and Career Centre for Singapore Institute of Technology.  Her coachees include business owners, PHD candidates, lecturers, CEOs, managers, parents and students. To complement her group and one-on-one coaching, Irene uses psychometric tools and assessments to anchor and draw insights for her approach. She is certified in more than 15 psychometric assessments on behaviours, brain dominance, culture, interest, leadership, personality and values.

As part of her passion to serve the community, Irene volunteers in school, universities, social service sectors and NGOs to train and mentor the students, lecturers, business owners and executives on nurturing values, discovering and growing their talents and running a sustainable organisation. She is also a specialist international volunteer with the Singapore International Foundation to bring organisational knowledge to Vietnam university and NGOs in India. 

Irene leads a team of facilitators with diverse training expertise. Prior to her consultancy career, she had led multiple teams in social and community development, policy-making and business development. As an OD practitioner, her passion is in bringing out the best in individuals to leverage the link between human capital and positive business outcomes.

Irene is wife to an educator and has three children aged 10, 18 and 21

22 Dec 2015

Come join us, as we explore different topics related to manners and etiquette, each month. Children from 4 to 7 years of age, will learn about what good manners look like, friendly introductions and behaviors, being a happy helper, kindness, showing respect, patience, good table manners, playdate and birthday party manners, good sportsmanship and many more!

Aged 4 to 7 years (K1 to P1)

Saturday Afternoons, 2pm to 3.15pm

Dates: 30th Jan, 27th Feb, 26th March, 23rd April

Cost:  $35 per session, $130 for 4 sessions

Venue: Singapore Council of Women's Organizations, 96 Waterloo Street

(Located between Bugis MRT and Bras Basah MRT stations)

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Certificates of completion for participants who have completed 4 sessions.