aikiForest Pte Ltd
aikiForest is the brainchild of passionate individuals who practice Aikido as a way of life and believe that Aikido has to be shared with more people beyond the dojo (place of training) so that more can benefit.
Aikido is creatively re-interpreted from its traditional format, making it contemporary and inspiring for children. Our mission is to seed in the hearts and minds of children, a genuine love for Aikido, creating a positive ripple effect in and beyond their community.
aikiForest is an affiliate of Aikido Shinju-kai, officially recognised by the Aikido World Headquarters. We are honoured to have Philip Lee Sensei (6th Dan), Chief Instructor of Aikido Shinju-kai, as our Technical Director.
At aikiForest, we believe in the uniqueness of every individual. Our programmes allow each child to unlock their potential and grow in their own ways.
To find out more about aikiForest, visit the aikiForest homepage.
Aikido Shinju-kai was established in 1988 and is led by the Chairman and Chief Instructor Philip F.C.Lee Sensei. Philip Sensei started training the art since 1971 and currently holds a 6th Dan (this is regarded as one of the highest Dan grade in Singapore). Officially recognized by the Aikido World Headquarters, Tokyo, Japan, Shinju-kai the first Aikido organization in Singapore to establish a permanent Dojo and office for its Headquarters. Daily classes are conducted for adults, children as well as private and group classes. Shinju-kai has a team of over 50 Instructors, 100 Assistants and our members include a good mixture of children and adults of all ages with a total strength of over 10,000, out of which about 3000 are children (age between 5-12 years).
Aimed with the purpose of promoting Aikido to wider communities in Singapore, Aikido Shinju-kai has expanded its Dojos steadily and now conducts classes in more than 54 Dojos island wide, including Dojos at government institutions and private clubs. Shinju-kai is the first organization that provides Aikido training for Singapore Armed forces (Guards Unit), Singapore Police Force HomeTeam Academy & Gurkha Contingent and the Singapore Airlines cabin crew since 1999. Aikido Shinju-kai has also expanded to China, Malaysia and Indonesia.
To find out more about Aikido Shinju-kai, visit their homepage.
Ingenio Pte Ltd
Ingenio Pte Ltd was founded in 2005 to specialize in the use of innovative curriculum and technology to foster creativity & enhance learning. Ingenio’s multi-cultural team from seven countries includes professors, music educators, recording artists, designers, engineers, and story creators whose prior work have appeared on Sesame Street, Dora the Explorer, and Disney.
Ingenio’s teachers and students have won creativity-related awards in Singapore and abroad. Some of these awards include Tan Kah Kee Young Inventors Award, Excellence in Innovation Award at the Indira India Innovation Summit and Ideas@Work competition.
Ingenio has received the kind support of Creative Community Singapore, an initiative by Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (MICA) and Media Development Authority (MDA).
Ingenio is also the organizer of the highly acclaimed Camp Invention in Singapore; Sponsored by the US Patent and Trademark Office, this US programme is attended by over 60,000 students annually.
Ingenio’s managing partner is Titus Yong.
To find out more about Ingenio, visit the Ingenio homepage.
Solomon Lab Pte Ltd
Solomon Lab is a leading enrichment school with outlets in both Singapore, Guangzhou and Xiamen of China. It is a subsidiary of the Lexico Group, which is a niche private equity firm focusing on education related investments. Established in 1992, Solomon Lab aims to spark a passion for effective learning and intellectual excellence in every child.
They do this by way of their culture: (1) partnering parents to build the best educational environment for their child; (2) inculcating character building in all lessons – including respect for oneself, for others, and for learning; (3) adopting the best teaching pedagogies of the past and present; (4) taking in teaching talents from top institutions; (5) tailored teaching with maximum class sizes of 6 students; and (6) having an unconditional money-back guarantee as a promise of their commitment to a child’s progress.
Solommon Lab has been awarded CaseTrust for Education in recognition of its Excellent Business Practices.
To find out more about Solomon Lab, visit their homepage.
Nurture Craft Education Services
The Nurture Craft Group is an educational services company, established since 1992 in Singapore. Founded by Dr Henry Toi, the Nurture Craft Group is a leader in the field of education and training, equipping students, teachers and professionals with brain-based learning and thinking skills. The group specialises in curriculum design, skills training and development, publishing, distribution, licensing and certification.
Nurture Craft Education Services is a subsidiary of the Nurture Craft Group. It develops and offers a wide range of student enrichment programmes infused with thinking skills using Professor Arthur Costa’s Habits of Mind, Professor Tony Buzan’s Mind Mapping techniques, creativity and memory strategies, Dr Branton Shearer’s Multiple Intelligences Development Assessment Scales (MIDAS) and Dr Marilee Adams’ Question Thinking techniques. Over the years, Nurture Craft Education Services is proud to have created a difference in the following ways:
- Worked with over 100 Singapore primary and secondary schools to customise and integrate into their curriculum lessons.
- Delivered programmes to more than 60,000 students in Singapore and in the region like Malaysia, Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam and Guangzhou.
- Conducted training to more than 5,000 teaching staff and certified over 200 teaches in our licensed programmes.
- Organised public events and in-school workshops inviting Professor Arthur Costa, Professor Tony Buzan and Dr Branton Shearer to speak to over 3,000 educators, teachers and parents.
To find out more about Nurture Craft, visit their homepage.