Benefits of Bilingualism: A Lifelong Advantage

The benefits of bilingualism have been widely lauded in recent years. Besides enhanced conversational abilities, early bilingual exposure exerts transformational change on the mind and brain, offering cognitive benefits to children throughout their lives.

This coming December, distinguished speaker and Associate Professor Dr Leher Singh will share on the benefits and some of the most successful the strategies of raising a bilingual child.

This event kickstarts our Undefeated Minds Speaker Series – an initiative conducted in partnership with distinguished industry-based practitioners and thought leaders to provide you with exclusive insights on educational leadership.

An Exclusive Event Invitation:
Effects of childhood bilingualism on the developing mind and strategies for
bilingual proficiency


About Our Speaker
Dr. Leher Singh is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the National University of Singapore.
Her research on bilingualism in infancy and early childhood has been published in leading international journals, such as Child Development, Cognition and Developmental Science and has been profiled in the Straits Times and on Channel NewsAsia.
She has been awarded competitive research grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health (USA) as well as the Ministry of Education (Singapore) for her research on early language development.

Topics covered

  • Benefits of early bilingual exposure
  • Ways to promote bilingual proficiency in young children
  • Research and evidence-based case studies
  • Q&A

Event Details

Date Thursday, 10 December 2015
Time 7pm – 9.30pm
Location SMU Administration Building
Level 4 Function Room 4.1
81 Victoria Street, S(188065)
Fee $10.70 (incl 7% GST) per person
RSVP By Thursday, 10 December 2015, 5pm (or when all slots are filled)


We warmly invite you to join us for this event.

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*Terms and conditions apply. Due to high demand, seating is on a first come, first served basis, and limited to two persons per household. Do note that full payment is required to confirm your place, and that fees are non-refundable.

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