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SkillsFuture Credit-eligible Courses

DAS Academy Learning Series for Educators and Parents

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Seven DAS Academy courses are now SkillsFuture Credit-eligible!

DAS Academy is an appointed training partner of Social Service Institute (SSI) and a key training provider in the field of Special Educational Needs (SEN). In collaboration with SSI, DAS Academy offers seven training courses curated for social service professionals.

The seven training courses are significantly funded by Skillsfuture Singapore (SSG) and recommended for professionals or self-learning individuals working with children with dyslexia, ADHD and other Special Educational Needs. These courses are delivered in partnership with the Social Service Institute (SSI) under the Training Network Model (TNM) and participants can attend these courses at 70% off the original course fee.

Registration for each course will close one month before the course run date.

Upcoming Courses

Course Lecturer: Dr June Siew, Dr Priscillia Shen, Siti Asjamiah

Introduces the fundamentals of literacy support for children with SEN for educators and parents. This module will equip practitioners with the knowledge, rationale and strategies/skills to support children with SEN in literacy through conceptual teaching and instruction. This will have positive implications for their ability to access literacy content to meet academic demands. 

Course fees:

  • Before funding: $2,106 (including GST)
  • After funding: $631.80 (including GST)

Duration: 4-day course / 24 hours

Upcoming Run:

  • 11 Sep 2024: E-learning starts
  • 18 Sep 2024: 2.30 pm – 5.45 pm (Live online via Zoom)
  • 19 Sep 2024: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm (Live online via Zoom)
  • 20 Sep 2024: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm (Live online via Zoom)
  • 23 Sep 2024: 9.30 am – 12.45 pm (F2F)
  • 27 Sep 2024: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm (Role Play Assessment – 45 mins each pax)
  • 24 – 26 Sept 2024: 7 pm to 7 pm (The Online Written Assessment is 70 mins long. The Assessment will be open for 48 hours. Participants can complete the test anytime within this period)

 

You can view full details of the course here or register your interest by filling out the form below, and we will notify you when registration opens.

Course Lecturers: Dr June Siew, Priscillia Shen, Siti Asjamiah

The course introduces executive functions, a concept more familiar in the field of psychology, to practitioners who work with children with SEN. Practitioners can learn to develop children’s executive functions which have positive implications for their academic and social functioning.

Course fees:

  • Before funding: $1,404 (including GST)
  • After funding: $421.20 (including GST)

Duration: 3-day course / 16 hours

Upcoming run:

  • 30 Sep 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 7 Oct 2024 (9am – 1pm):  Live online learning via Zoom
  • 8 Oct 2024 (9am – 1pm):  Live online learning via Zoom
  • 9 Oct 2024 (9am – 1pm):  Live online learning via Zoom
  • 10 Oct 2024 (9am – 5 pm):  In-class session + in-class assessment with staggered dismissal

You can view full details of the upcoming course here or register your interest by filling out the form below, and we will notify you when registration opens.

Course Lecturer: Dr June Siew, Dr Priscillia Shen

Learn about Educational Psychology and how it can be applied in teaching SEN children in individualised support work or in the classroom. Be equipped with the knowledge of psychological theories that can be put into practice in creating an ideal learning environment for children with diverse learning needs.

Course fees:

  • Before funding: $1,404 (including GST)
  • After funding: $421.20 (including GST)

Duration: 3-day course / 16 hours

Upcoming run:

  • 19 Aug 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 27 Aug 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 28 Aug 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 29 Aug 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 30 Aug 2024 (9am – 5pm): In-class session + in-class assessments 

You can view full details of the upcoming course here or register your interest by filling out the form below, and we will notify you when registration opens.

Course Lecturer: Dr June Siew, Dr Priscillia Shen, Siti Asjamiah

Introduces the fundamentals of planning and delivering literacy lessons for children with SEN for educators and parents. Literacy challenges may cause significant gaps in their ability to access the content needed to keep up with the fast moving curriculum. Identifying and addressing these literacy challenges through a 1-1 intervention then becomes imperative to allow these children to better access the curriculum content. 

Course fees:

  • Before funding: $2,106 (including GST)
  • After funding: $631.80 (including GST)

Duration: 4-day course / 24 hours
Pre-course: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided on 27 Feb 2023

Upcoming Run:

  • 9 Sep 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 16 Sep 2024 (9.30am-1pm) : F2F in-class
  • 17 Sep 2024 (9.30am – 4.30pm): Live online via Zoom
  • 23 Sep 2024 (9.30am – 4.30pm): Live online via Zoom
  • 24 Sep 2024 (9.30am-1pm): Live online learning
  • 30 Sep 2024 (Assessment Day) (In-class or via Zoom)

You can view full details of the course here or register your interest by filling out the form below, and we will notify you when registration opens.

Course Lecturer: Dr June Siew, Tina Tan

This course makes accessible the management of ADHD, typically the role of psychologists, to other stakeholders such as educators, counsellors and caregivers. Participants who support children with ADHD can look forward to multimodal management of ADHD.

Course fees:

  • Before funding: $1,417 (including GST)
  • After funding: $425.10 (including GST)

Duration: 4-day course / 16 hours

Upcoming run:

  • 12 Aug 2024: E-learning access starts
  • 19 Aug 2024 (9am – 1 pm): Live online learning
  • 20 Aug 2024 (9am – 1 pm): Live online learning
  • 21 Aug 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning
  • 22 Aug 2024 (9am – 5pm): In-class session + in-class assessment (staggered dismissal time)

You can view full details of the upcoming course here or register your interest by filling out the form below, and we will notify you when registration opens.

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