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.
|Faculty||School of Education|
|Intake Date||Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct|
|Contact||+65 6533 0031|
|Office Operation Hours||11.00am – 8.00pm / Mondays – Fridays|
+ 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
|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|
Click here for information on modules in this programme.
Click here for the list of registered lecturers deployed for the respective programmes and modules.
+ ASSESSMENT METHODS & GRADUATION
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.
Date / Day / Time
|Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct|
|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||S$150.00|
|Total Payable before GST||S$4,838.00|
|GST of 7%||S$338.66|
|Total Payable after GST||S$5,176.66|
|Payment Mode|| Cash / NETS / Credit Card / Cheque / Telegraphic Transfer / Bank Transfer / PayNow / In-house Instalment
– Interest-free instalment up to 12 months available for UOB & OCBC Credit Card Holders.
|Refund terms||refund table as per student contract|
|Fee Protection Scheme (FPS)||Fee Protection Scheme
Disclaimer: All terms, schedules, and prices are subject to change without prior notice and at the discretion of College of Allied Educators.