All about UWP

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UWP’s 3+3+3 Philosophy

United World Preschool (UWP) is a premium international preschool that subscribes to a unique education approach that combines various practices, disciplines and beliefs into one seamless culture. We call it our 3+3+3 Philosophy.

Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Fröbel

UWP combines the pedagogy approaches of Maria Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Friedrich Fröbel into a unique and holistic childhood education practice. The Montessori approach emphasizes independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural development within a child-size environment. The Reggio Emilia approach advocates a space where the teacher is a co-learner and collaborator, being visible for those who need and invisible for those who don’t. Lastly, Fröbel—the creator of the word as well as the concept “kindergarten”—promotes that children learn through play, emphasizing a value-based teaching and role-modelling in addition.


Dale, Bloom and Vygotsky

Our teaching principles are shaped by Edgar Dale, Benjamin Bloom and Lev Vygotsky. Dale’s “Cone of Experience” provides an intuitive model that people remember based on how they encounter information. Bloom motivates educators to focus on three learning domains: Cognitive, Psychomotor and Affective, each with its own taxonomy of learning to create a more holistic form of education. And lastly, Vygotsky’s main work was in “proximal learning zone” and “scaffolding” where he saw reasoning as a practical activity in a social environment. This in turn influences our three pillars of:

Environment, Curriculum and Teaching

  1. Environment – where a creative space with innovative tools are provided
  2. Curriculum – where lessons are learner-focused and value-driven, integrating technology in a complementary and selective way
  3. Teaching – where our experienced teachers are not only experts in progressive teaching but also passionate about promoting a holistic childhood education

Put all together, this is our unique 3+3+3 philosophy.

In short, we believe in providing our children with a creative environment, to engage in holistic curriculum, with the guidance of progressive teachers.

Every child at UWP is encouraged to become a thinker, a caring person, a risk-taker, an inquirer, an open-minded person, and above all, a life-long learner. And to grow up to learn, laugh and love.

United World Preschool. We touch the future. We teach.

Mission & Vision

To shape the future of education and equip children with relevant knowledge, skills and attitude for the future with an integrated holistic curriculum in a nurturing learner centric environment.

Founder’s Welcome


“Each child is important. Each child is unique! We cannot stress on that enough. There are many approaches, each with their own merits. There are many theories, each with their own truths. However, it is the skill of identifying the child’s needs and their learning styles which sets the true educator apart.

United World Preschool(UWP) is an unwavering testament to the belief that as a school, as an institution, we can provide for every learner’s needs and imbibe within them a culture of learning.The ability to always be better, to be able to wade through life with ease, seeing challenges as opportunities.

With an eclectic program administered by teachers with a variety of backgrounds, deep expertise in their respective field and a passion for shaping young lives , we deliver the excellence that is devoid in today’s age of corporate schools while working closely with you, the parents. At UWP you can be assured that your child will be guided to maximizing their potential and will never have to falter from the challenges that come with living life to the fullest.”

Dr Christopher Pereira
Executive Director / Founder
United World Preschool Pte Ltd

Dr Pereira has over 20 years of experience across the education sector with expertise in strategically and operationally transforming learning institutions and training consultancies.

Prior to establishing United World Preschool, Dr Pereira worked in top management in various MNCs. This include

  • Chief Operating Officer of SRMG, Saudi Arabia, the largest media group in the middle east.
  • Executive Director of King Saud University, the largest higher education education centre in Saudi Arabia.
  • Chief Executive Officer of Asian Lifeskills, a training and consultancy organisation
  • Academic Programme Director of BMC International Collage, Singapore
    Owner of Hosea, a preschool in Singapore.