13 Top Chinese Enrichment Choices For Your Kids

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Looking for a suitable Chinese Enrichment for your kids? Here's a list to help you get started! 

So, we’ve realised that our kids may need some help with their Chinese language. All factors considered - such as your budget, child’s schedule, one-on-one tuition versus group learning, and just as important, researching on an MOE-registered provider – here are some of our top picks.

1. Berries World of Learning School 百力果

Established in 1993, the mission of Berries World of Learning School is to teach Chinese to children from nursery, kindergarten through primary school levels in an exciting and educational way. Having grown to over 20 branches island-wide, their teaching methods are anchored on being fun, multi-sensory, fun, innovative and interactive. One of their strengths is having an inhouse curriculum team who develops and reviews learning tools. Another highlight is how they create their environment themed around the concept of a garden, where their educators are positioned as dedicated gardeners attending to the needs of our young students – students also have access to libraries and storytelling rooms.

Find them here.

📍 21 locations island-wide at Bedok, Bishan, Buangkok, Bukit Batok, Bukit Timah, Clementi West, Hougang, Jurong, Kovan, Outram, Pasir Panjang, Pasir Ris, River Valley, Tampines, Tanjong Pagar, Toa Payoh, West Coast, Woodleigh and Yishun. 

2. Busy Bees Learning Centre 学习乐

Since its inauguration in 2000, Busy Bees Learning Centre currently has two branches, catering to kindergarten through secondary school. With a course curriculum systematically developed by their founders, they boast a track record of 100% pass rate for PSLE Chinese Language, with over 95% scoring AL1 or AL2. Their 'O' Level Chinese and Higher Chinese Language holds an record of over 50% scoring distinction grade A1 or A2. Their school holiday programmes include composition, comprehension and oral workshops.

Find them here.

📍 HillV2 | 6877 2919
📍 Balmoral Plaza | 6733 2939

3. Chengzhu Mandarin Centre 成竹

If we are familiar with the Julia Gabriel Centre brandname, Chengzhu Mandarin Centre is their dedicated Mandarin programme centre, established in 2012. Inspired by the Chinese idiom “xiong you cheng zhu” (胸有成竹, to be confident in handling challenges), and signifying growth, the centre aims to help learners develop the tenacity and strength exemplified by bamboo, in their journey learning Chinese. Four centres serve kids from early years to primary school. The specialist teachers here are not only passionate about education, language and the Chinese culture, they are also skilled at drawing on each child’s strengths and encouraging individual learning.

Find them here.

📍Greenwich V | 6816 0418, enrichment.greenwich@chengzhu.edu.sg
📍Rochester Mall | 6737 5348, enrichment.rochester@chengzhu.edu.sg📍Woodleigh Mall | 6993 8851, enrichment.woodleigh@chengzhu.edu.sg

4. Confucius Mandarin 孔子书院

With 19 branches all over Singapore, Confucious Mandarin is renowned for their Confucius Way of Teaching, developed by in-house specialists with deep subject mastery and strong familiarity with the MOE syllabus. The strong tailored curriculum and pedagogical approach aims to expose students to important communication skills and practical lifelong application. Their teaching team comprises native speakers, experienced government school teachers and renowned authors competent in guiding students across Preschool, Primary, Secondary and Junior College levels.

Find them here.

📍19 locations island-wide at Ang Mo Kio, Aperia, Bedok, Compass One, Eastpoint Mall, Hillion Mall, Hougang Mall, Jurong, Lot One, Northpoint City, Oasis Terraces, Parkway Parade, Tampines Mall, Tiong Bahru Plaza, Waterway Point, White Sands, Yew Tee Point, etc.

5. EduGrove Mandarin Enrichment Centre 格乐悟

Established in 2013, EduGrove currently has eight branches offering quality classes from their popular playgroup programme, through secondary school levels. They are popular with non-Chinese and even have classes for adults. Aiming to help students improve their Chinese communication skills (oral and written) and to achieve higher results in school tests and exams, their curriculum closely follows MOE’s syllabus for Chinese Language at both primary and secondary levels, referencing the latest exam papers from varying schools.

Find them here.

📍7 locations at AMK Hub, Choa Chu Kang SAFRA, East Coast Road, Harbourfront Centre, Our Tampines Hub, Pasir Ris Sports Centre and Woodleigh Mall.

*Look out for their new branch at Anchorvale Village! 

6. HAO Chinese Language Centre 好学堂

HAO Chinese Language Centre looks to have cultivated their following of celebrity and influencer parents, with three locations catering to children aged 3 to 16. Founded by experienced educators and parents, their team includes former MOE Chinese teachers and bilingual experts with advanced degrees, adequate in early literacy and comprehensive language development. Class size ranges from 6 to 8 pax, ensuring students get maximum attention.

Find them here.

📍HQ @ Balestier, Wai Wing Centre | 8626 7300, info@haochinesetuition.com
📍Ascent@456 | 8069 3096, info@haochinesetuition.com
📍Vision Exchange @ Venture Drive | 9197 8311, hao.hkn@haochinesetuition.com
📍Hong Kah North CC @ Bukit Batok | 9196 9917, hao.hkn@haochinesetuition.com 

7. HCL Education Centre

Representing both Happy Chinese Learning and Higher Chinese Language, HCL Education Centre was established in December 2006, now known for having thousands of students achieving remarkable results. Providing Chinese tuition lessons for nursery through secondary school levels, they have a unique “Three Hearts, Two Minds” technique for comprehension, enabling students to meticulously analyse text to identify the basis for answering questions – this looks to be their secret weapon for students to ace any comprehension examination.

Find them here.

📍12 locations island-wide at Bishan, Buangkok, Bukit Timah, Choa Chu Kang, Kovan, Marine Parade, Rivervale Mall, Sengkang, Tampines, Thomson, Tiong Bahru and West Coast. 

8. Hua Language Centre

One of Singapore’s longest-established Chinese enrichment tuition centres - since 1992 – Hua Language Centre boast of a programme developed by their Curriculum Director, Mr Chew Wee Kai, based on insights from brain science, child psychology and the best approach to teach the Chinese language, providing the children with a fun, engaging and effective learning experience and environment. Currently, four locations serve children in kindergarten through secondary school levels. One of their highlights is the playground programme for 18 months to 3 years old, allowing parents to accompany kids for a sensory-stimulating experience.

Find them here.

📍 Causeway Point | 6894 7183, causeway@hua.com.sg
📍Greenwich V | 6555 5780, greenwich@hua.com.sg
📍Parkway Parade | 6282 7200, parkway@hua.com.sg
📍United Square | 6255 5060, enquiries@hua.com.sg

9. Hua Yue Education Centre 华悦教育中心

With just one location in Tampines, Hua Yue Education Centre is an educational partnership combining the expertise of Marshall Cavendish Education, a Singapore-based education solutions provider known for their Chinese education series and Spark Education, a global edu-tech online platform. The result of this collaboration is not only teaching methods aligned with the latest MOE Singapore Chinese syllabus, but also digital media and innovative technology being incorporated for an enhanced learning experience. Their courses cover a wide range of subjects for children aged three to 11 years old, and their student-first mentality encourages students to interact through class discussions, thus gaining confidence and improvement in their oral skills.

Find them here.

📍 Tampines Plaza 2 | 6600 5108, cs@huayue.com.sg

10. LingoAce

LingoAce has gained quite a following, with their integrated online learning and physical Chinese classes, in accordance with MOE PSLE syllabus. For children aged three to 15, lessons are tailored to best suit the student’s individual pace. The Singapore Blended learning programme combines online learning with physical Chinese classes to deliver an immersive, accelerated, and effective Chinese learning experience specially tailored for learners in Primary 1 to 6. Their Digital Smart Classroom is designed to allow students and parents to track learning performance and undergo systematic assessments. In addition, a Learning Community gives that additional boost to stimulate your child's interest in studying Chinese.

Book a free trial here.

📍 TripleOne Somerset | 9299 4701

11. Tien Hsia Language School 天下语文学校

Tien Hsia is likely one of the best known Chinese enrichment schools in Singapore, established in 1989 and counting over 25,000 enrolments to date. With classes ranging from preschool all the way to secondary school, their holiday programmes are also popular, ranging from fun mandarin workshops to preparing students for PSLE. Tien Hsia keeps classes separate for each level, even for preschool classes. Their teaching method combines theory with practice, and interactive activities with traditional classroom assignments such as reading and writing.

Find them here.

📍10 locations island-wide at Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Batok, Choa Chu Kang, Hougang, Jurong Point, Marine Parade, Orchard, Punggol, Sembawang and Tampines. 

12. Wang Learning Centre 汪老师学园

Founded in 2007 by educator Ms Wang Jie, her principle of “keeping true to one’s roots and to never forget the purpose of providing an education” has seen the Wang Learning Centre grow to 12 locations by now. Offering courses from preschool through to secondary school level, they have established a strong following among parents of primary school children, with their track record of students who score A* and A for PSLE every year. Other than their more intensive programmes to help students prepare for exams, they also have fun holiday programmes to learn more about the various Chinese cultures and traditions though interactive and hands-on activities.

Find them here.

📍12 locations island-wide at Ang Mo Kio, Bukit Timah, Clementi, Dairy Farm, East Coast, Hougang, Jurong East, Marine Parade, Punggol, Serangoon, Tampines and Yishun

13. Youle Mandarin Centre 优乐语文

Founded by a team of educators and parents, Youle is a popular choice for their early years programmes, for ages one to six. In fact, their mission is to help stimulate interest in Mandarin from early childhood and give kids the best foundation to bring their Mandarin learning to greater heights in later years. Their robust variety of specialised programmes – from music & movement, literacy & fluency, speech & drama, and others - bears testament to their dedication to cultivating different skillsets and catering to various needs. Their school holiday programme is also touted to be fun and educational. Youle currently operates from four locations.

Book a free trial here.

📍Forum @ Orchard Road | 6262 0070, 8347 0649, enquiry@youle.com.sg
📍Kovan City @ Hougang | 9669 7203, kovan@youle.com.sg
📍Parkway Centre @ Marine Parade | 9888 8408, parkway@youle.com.sg
📍Toa Payoh | 8308 8192, enquiry@youle.com.sg


One final tip before you decide, remember to book a trial lesson and visit the enrichment centre personally with your child. His or her views matter, so make sure you give the following some attention:

  • Do students look happy at their classes?
  • Is your child comfortable in the environment?
  • Is the interaction between teachers and children natural and friendly?
  • Is the communication between the centre and parents clear and timely?


*Images are from the centres' website or social media page


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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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