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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: Rebecca Shalinah, 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
Pre-course: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided on 16 Jan 2024

Upcoming Run:

  • 16 Jan 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 23 Jan 2024: 9.30 am – 12.45 pm (Half-day in-class session)
  • 24 & 25 Jan 2024: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm (Full-day live online learning via Zoom)
  • 26 Jan 2024: 9.30 am – 12.45 pm (Half-day live online learning via Zoom)
  • 31 Jan 2024 (Assessment Day) (In-class session or via Zoom)

You can view full details of the course here or register your interest for subsequent runs 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:

  • 22 Jan 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 29 Jan 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 30 Jan 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 31 Jan 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 1 Feb 2024 (9am – 5pm): In-class session + in-class assessment with staggered dismissal

Subsequent runs:

  • 12 Mar 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 19 Mar 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 20 Mar 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 21 Mar 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 22 Mar 2024 (9am – 5pm): In-class session + in-class assessment with staggered dismissal

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

Course Lecturer: Dr June Siew, Priscillia Shen

Learn how to do your own education research and create a positive impact on education research practice.

Course fees:

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

Duration: 4-day course / 24 hours

Upcoming run: 

  • 25 Mar 2024: Access to Gnowbe E-learning module is provided
  • 1 Apr 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 2 Apr 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 3 Apr 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 4 Apr 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 5 Apr 2024 (9:30am – 5:15pm): F2F training with Written Assessment
  • 15 Apr 2024 (9:30am – 5:30pm): Take-home Written Assessment and Oral Interview

You can view full details of the upcoming course here or register your interest for subsequent runs 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:

  • 12 Feb 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 19 Feb 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom 
  • 20 Feb 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom 
  • 21 Feb 2024 (9:30am – 12:30pm): Live online learning via Zoom 
  • 22 Feb 2024 (9am – 1pm): In-class session + in-class assessment

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

Course Lecturer:Rebecca Shalinah, 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:

  • 5 Mar 2024: 9.30 am – 1.00 pm (Half-day in-class session)
  • 6 & 7 Mar 2024: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm (Full-day live online learning via Zoom)
  • 8 Mar 2024: 9.30 am – 1.00 pm (Half-day live online learning via Zoom)
  • 13 Mar 2024 (Assessment Day) (In-class session or via Zoom)

You can view full details of the course here or register your interest for subsequent runs 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:

  • 18 Mar 2024: Access to Pre-course E-learning module is provided
  • 25 Mar 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 26 Mar 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 27 Mar 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning via Zoom
  • 28 Mar 2024 (9am – 5pm): In-class session + in-class assessment (staggered dismissal time)

Subsequent runs: 

  • 8 Apr 2024: E-learning access starts
  • 15 Apr 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning
  • 16 Apr 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning
  • 17 Apr 2024 (9am – 1pm): Live online learning
  • 18 Apr 2024 (9am – 5 pm): In-class session + in-class assessment (staggered dismissal time)

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

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