Why Shichida

Raising children with kind hearts, big dreams and full of talents

The Shichida Method is a revolutionary program to facilitate early childhood learning. It cultivates children’s hearts and takes a balanced approach to developing the whole brain.

Aims of the Shichida Method

The Shichida Method will:

Deepen your child’s love of learning

Equip your child with confidence and life skills to learn and process information effectively

Stimulate your child’s creativity and imagination

Enhance your child’s photographic memory skills and critical thinking ability

Lay a strong foundation for numeracy and literacy skills

Improve your child’s level of concentration

Promote social interaction and personal development

Heighten your child’s senses so they become more intuitive, observant and physically perceptive

Develop both EQ and IQ

Enhance the bond between you and your child

Maximise your child’s potential

The Shichida Method employs proven early learning techniques which are well-balanced, age-specific and aim to maximise every child’s individual potential (cognitively, physically and socially).

We stimulate the whole brain to help bring out the best in children and engage them through activities that are fun and appealing.

Our vision is to “raise children with kind hearts, big dreams and full of talents.”

And it’s a vision that can only be achieved with the help of dedicated parents, whose bonds with their children will be strengthened and play a significant role throughout their child’s Shichida experience.

Parents and Shichida

We know that little children love their mummies and daddies more than anything so what better way to engage the hearts of children than to invite their parents into the classroom to play with them!

We encourage parents to get directly involved in the balanced development of their child and we provide additional coaching and parenting tips so that parents can easily incorporate whole-brain learning into their home and everyday lives.

As the Shichida philosophy goes, “‘when you can engage the hearts of the children, you can engage their minds’”.

Makoto Shichida emphasised the importance of parents’ love and acceptance of their child as they are and how this directly relates to the quality of the child’s ability to learn. Therefore the bond between parent and child is crucial and underpins the Shichida Method of Education.

Please Note: The Shichida Method of Education curriculum spans across 6 months to 9 years of age. However, the last entry point into the Shichida program is 4½ years old. The reason for this is that the curriculum for 4½ years old and beyond builds on the foundation that has been established from 6 months old to 4½ years old. Our students’ self-esteem is important to us. This is why it is imperative to start the program as early as possible.

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Great work place and I love seeing the children after class telling me how much fun they have had.
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Meet our Shichida students

Little Big Shots

Raphy was invited to appear on Little Big Shots [Australia]. Look at his amazing capability, developed in his Shichida lessons.

The Project

The Project featured a story on Shichida Australia and two of our students at opposite ends of the Shichida learning journey.

The Today Show

We invited Today Show host Sylvia Jeffreys and son Charlie to our Shichida centre in Chatswood to enjoy their first ever Shichida class! 

Julia shows off her memory

Astounding her parents and teachers, Julia has made headlines around the world with her ability to remember 500 items from our ‘Box Memory’ activity.

Faraway by Jacqueline

Jacqueline has amazing writing talent! In this video she reads a wonderful poem that inspires us to appreciate nature & keep our environment healthy.

Joel demonstrates robots

Joel shares his passion for robots, as he represented Australia at the First Lego League World Festival Robotics Championship in the USA in 2017.

Visit your nearest centre

Chadstone, VIC

Level 3, Central Tower
Chadstone Shopping Centre
1341 Dandenong Road
Chadstone VIC 3148

Call Chadstone Centre:
(03) 8673 5150

Doncaster, VIC

Level 4, Suite 4002
Westfield Shopping Centre (Office Tower)
619 Doncaster Road
Doncaster VIC 3108

Call Doncaster Centre:
(03) 9034 4990

Highpoint, VIC

Level 4
Highpoint Shopping Centre
120-200 Rosamond Road
Maribynong VIC 3032

Call Highpoint Centre:
(03) 9888 6886

Chatswood, NSW

1/29 Albert Avenue
Chatswood NSW 2067

Call Chatswood Centre:
(02) 8973 9700

Parramatta, NSW

Ground Floor, Office 1/7 Hassall Street
Parramatta NSW 2150

Call Parramatta Centre:
(02) 9099 1810

Parents share their Shichida experience…

“My son joined Shichida when he was 5 years old. My husband and I are both very happy with his progress. Now my son is a happy, positive and confident child who loves and enjoys learning. After attending Shichida classes, we realised that the program not only benefits the child, but also teaches parents how to raise a child happily and successfully.”

– Miranda & Daniel (son, Shichida Graduate 2016)

“Thank you for the wonderful experiences that you have given Luke over the last 7 years at Shichida. The skills he has learnt through Shichida will last through his entire life. You have really helped and encouraged Luke to achieve such great things… Shichida has been such a huge part of our lives, we will really miss it.”

– Mark, Emily & Luke (son)

“I’ve noticed my daughter does remember things quite well, she can listen to songs only a few times and she remembers the tunes and the lyrics. She is one of the few kids in her class who can read at her age. Callum can count to 10. He sings the alphabet and he knows his colours and his shapes. He will sing along, it’s just play for him. There’s not that many programs out there for young kids, and you know why not? It doesn’t hurt them and they enjoy it. It does help them to develop to the best of their potential and their ability. They do an amazing amount of stuff in that one hour that I could not do at home with them.”

– Jane, Caitlyn (daughter) & Callum (son)

“Chloe has been attending Shichida Australia since she was 18 months old. I first heard about it on TV and thought it looked like an interesting program – mainly because it worked on skills like visualisation techniques, fine motor skills, confidence building and fun aspects of learning that didn’t seem to be offered in any other activities… This has really stimulated her learning, improved her concentration and helped her prepare for the transition to school. Shichida also gave us the tools to be able to incorporate opportunities for learning into everyday life – this has been incredibly helpful. The first time we realised that Chloe knew her numbers and letters was when my husband was out washing the car. He could hear her mumbling away and went to check up on her. She was just two at the time, and was reading our car’s licence plate!”

– Emily & Chloe (daughter)

School holiday open days

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School Holiday Open Day Classes

Book Now For Your First Class! Click below to secure your spot today.

Doncaster Centre (Melbourne)

9 July 2018, 10am & 2.30pm

Chadstone Centre (Melbourne)

10 July 2018, 10am & 2.30pm

Highpoint Centre (Melbourne)

5 July 2018 & 11 July 2018, 10am & 2.30pm

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