Diploma in Education (Special Needs)

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This 6-month Diploma in Education (Special Needs) (DSPED) part-time programme is designed specifically to train potential candidates to teach children with a wide range of disabilities, including those with various degrees of intellectual, behavioural, and sensory problems, or a combination of these. The candidates will acquire curriculum development and teaching pedagogy to enable children to acquire literacy and numeracy competencies.

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Faculty School of Education
Programme Code DSPED
Intake Date Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
Enquiry Click here.
Contact Programme Manager:
Mei : 6533 2743

Programme Director:
Ignatius : 6223 8891

Office Operation Hours 11.00am – 7.30pm / Mondays – Fridays

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+ OBJECTIVES

+ PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Students will first gain an introductory yet essential understanding of the various categories of exceptional children and the different supporting educational programmes available. Information on the principles and guidance strategies as applied to the exceptional child will be presented next. Different methodologies to aid a child’s development in literacy, numeracy and daily living skills will be taught before students learn the different variations in behavioural modification in various settings. Lastly, besides various intervention strategies introduced, students will also learn to confidently design and implement an Individual Education Plan or IEP to aid individuals in specific areas such as language and communication, and social and emotional.

+ MODULES AND LECTURERS

5 Modules

Module 1  Special Education and Exceptional Children
Module 2 Diagnosis, Assessment and Referral of Exceptional Children
Module 3 Literacy; Numeracy and Adaptive Daily Living Skills
Module 4 Behaviour and Classroom Management
Module 5 Individual Education Plan (IEP) and Intervention Strategies

Modules Synopses
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Lecturers
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+ ASSESSMENT METHODS

Each module will be formally assessed by written assignments and an examination. Students must attend 75% of the classes to qualify for the examination.

+ ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

For admission to the Diploma in Disability Studies programme:

For applicants who do not meet the above entry requirements, on a case-by-case basis, they may be required to take on bridging modules FIRST, before enrolling into this course.

+ COURSE FEE AND INFORMATION

Preview Days & Time Mondays – Fridays
*Estimated duration of the free preview is 1-hour.
Next Commencement
Date / Day / Time
Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct
Academic Calendar
Duration 6 Months (Part-Time)
Contact Hours 120 hrs
Schedule Tuesdays & Thursdays
7.00pm – 10.00pm
Course Fee Structure Payment to be made to
COLLEGE OF ALLIED EDUCATORS PTE LTD
Non Refundable Application Fees Submission & Verification Fee – S$100.00
Course Fee S$4,250.00
Total Payable before GST S$4,350.00
GST of 7% S$304.50
Total Payable after GST S$4,654.50
Payment Mode Cash / NETS / Credit Card 1 / Cheque / In-house Instalment 2
1 Interest-free instalment up to 12 months available for UOB Credit Card Holders.
2 In-house instalments available on a case-by-case basis.
Refund terms refund table as per student contract

Disclaimer: All terms, schedules, and prices are subject to change without prior notice and at the discretion of College of Allied Educators.



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