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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Why should my child learn to code?
    The future global job market will present a rising demand for people with the ability to code or at least the ability to understand its nuances. At home, Singapore's Smart Nation vision, as outlined by our Prime Minister, will require a determined team of developers, designers and leaders who understand code and think critically to help bring Singapore to the digital future. And the younger you start them, the better.
  • I don't want my child to become a computer programmer. Why does he need to learn?
    Learning to code itself cultivates a set of structured and logical thinking concepts which has far-reaching impact across a child's life in many areas.
  • How does learning to code make learning anything easier?
    Learning to code itself introduces a set of structured and logical thinking concepts, develops the child's digital quotient and cultivate the good habits of self-directed learning, which has far-reaching impact across a child's life in many areas. View our pedagogy here.
  • My child has no interest in coding or computers at all. How will these courses help?
    If your child has a smartphone, or has ever asked to play with your iPad, chances are he or she is already interested in one of technology's many uses, entertainment! Bring your child's potential from behind the screen into the programs that power it with our fun-filled courses.
  • Is my child too young to learn coding?
    Children as young as 5 are able to understand computational thinking through visual teaching methods.
  • Does my child need any background knowledge for courses?
    No, most of our courses are designed for new learners. Students do not need any background knowledge or prior training. The pre-requisites for advanced level courses may differ, If in doubt, contact us to check your child's suitability.
  • For holiday camps and courses, do students need to bring their own laptops, paper or stationery?
    No, equipment for learning will be fully provided, together with any writing materials. Students are recommended to bring their own water bottles and light snacks if they wish.
  • For weekly classes, do students need to bring their own laptops, paper or stationery?
    Students need their own laptop, but other equipment for learning will be fully provided, together with any writing materials. Students are recommended to bring their own water bottles and light snacks if they wish.
  • Are the courses theory-based or hands on?
    Our courses are designed with a balance of both elements in mind, emphasizing a strong play element. From spot quizzes to writing your own code, and controlling colourful robots, we keep young minds, eyes and hands engaged in all courses.
  • Must each student follow his personalized curriculum roadmap strictly?
    No. The personalized curriculum roadmap is a guide devised at the start of the student's learning journey based on the initial assessment. Our education team will recommend suggestions as the student progresses and develops. If in doubt, contact us and we will be happy to advise you.
  • Can I get a discount if siblings or friends join together?
    Yes! Contact us for more details.
  • Are there any hidden charges?
    Absolutely not! ripplecreate promises that our prices will always be fair and transparent. Our prices are always all-inclusive and listed clearly on the relevant webpage or promotional materials.
  • Are there private classes?
    Yes, ripplecreate provides bespoke courses where you can freely customize the number of students, course content/structure and venue. You can form a group with friends or family and even propose your own venue. Contact us to find out more.
  • What is the typical class size?
    Almost all of ripplecreate's courses have a class size of 4 to 6. We guarantee a teacher-student ratio of 1-to-3, for all our courses.
  • How do I contact ripplecreate?
    Simply email us at [email protected] or call/text 9193 8589.

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