Community Chinese Reading Project

The Community Chinese Reading Project aims to cultivate a love of reading in Chinese among Primary 1 to 4 children through storytelling. Post-reading activities such as Arts & Crafts and role-play are also introduced to motivate them and enhance their reading experience.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The Student or one of the parents must be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident
  • The Student must be a full-time Primary 1 to 4 student studying in a school that offers mainstream curriculum in 2023
  • The Gross Monthly Household Income (MHI) does not exceed $4,800 or Per Capita Income (PCI) does not exceed $1,400
  • The Student is taking Chinese Language as his/ her Mother Tongue Language in school

One-Time $10 Commitment Fee

The $10 commitment fee will be collected per student for the year’s programme. 

This is applicable only to families whose gross monthly household income does not exceed $4,800 and/or whose gross per capita income does not exceed $1,400.

Payment mode

Fee payment can be made online or via NETS at CDAC centres.

Programme Schedule & Locations for 2023

CDAC Centre Level Day Time Dates
CDAC@ Bukit Panjang P1 – P2 Sunday 10.00am – 11.30am 5/2, 12/2, 19/2, 26/2, 5/3, 12/3, 26/3, 2/4, 9/4, 16/4, 30/4, 2/7, 9/7, 16/7, 23/7, 30/7, 6/8, 13/8, 20/8, 27/8, 3/9, 10/9
CDAC@ Jurong P1 – P2 Saturday 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm 4/2, 11/2, 18/2, 25/2, 4/3, 11/3, 25/3, 1/4, 8/4, 15/4, 29/4, 1/7, 8/7, 15/7, 22/7, 29/7, 5/8, 12/8, 19/8, 26/8, 2/9, 9/9
CDAC@ Punggol P1 – P2 Sunday 10:00 am – 11:30 am 5/2, 12/2, 19/2, 26/2, 5/3, 12/3, 26/3, 2/4, 9/4, 16/4, 30/4, 2/7, 9/7, 16/7, 23/7, 30/7, 6/8, 13/8, 20/8, 27/8, 3/9, 10/9
CDAC@ Redhill P1 – P2 Saturday 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm 4/2, 11/2, 18/2, 25/2, 4/3, 11/3, 25/3, 1/4, 8/4, 15/4, 29/4, 1/7, 8/7, 15/7, 22/7, 29/7, 5/8, 12/8, 19/8, 26/8, 2/9, 9/9
P3 – P4 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm
CDAC@ Sengkang P3 – P4 Sunday 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm 5/2, 12/2, 19/2, 26/2, 5/3, 12/3, 26/3, 2/4, 9/4, 16/4, 30/4, 2/7, 9/7, 16/7, 23/7, 30/7, 6/8, 13/8, 20/8, 27/8, 3/9, 10/9
CDAC@ Tampines P1 – P2 Sunday 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm 5/2, 12/2, 19/2, 26/2, 5/3, 12/3, 26/3, 2/4, 9/4, 16/4, 30/4, 2/7, 9/7, 16/7, 23/7, 30/7, 6/8, 13/8, 20/8, 27/8, 3/9, 10/9
P3 – P4 3:15 pm – 4:45 pm

CDAC@ Toa Payoh

P1 – P2 Saturday

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

4/2, 11/2, 18/2, 25/2, 4/3, 11/3, 25/3, 1/4, 8/4, 15/4, 29/4, 1/7, 8/7, 15/7, 22/7, 29/7, 5/8, 12/8, 19/8, 26/8, 2/9, 9/9

CDAC@ Woodlands

P1 – P2 Saturday

11:45 am – 1:15 pm

4/2, 11/2, 18/2, 25/2, 4/3, 11/3, 25/3, 1/4, 8/4, 15/4, 29/4, 1/7, 8/7, 15/7, 22/7, 29/7, 5/8, 12/8, 19/8, 26/8, 2/9, 9/9

Application

    Apply now via myCDAC portal. (Application starts from 12 Dec 2022)

    The parent (Main Applicant) will need to create a myCDAC account before submitting the application form. If you already have a myCDAC account, there is no need to create another account.

    Next, you and your spouse will need to get your Singpass accounts ready and download the Singpass app on your mobile devices.

    If you do not have a Singpass account, you may click here to register for Singpass, or click here to reset your Singpass password, or visit your nearest Singpass counter to reset/create your Singpass account.