Madinah Begum

Madinah Begum

  • Educational Advisor
  • Senior Educational Therapist
  • RETA Member
  • Chua Chu Kang Learning Centre

Madinah has been with the DAS since 2014. She provides intervention for learners with dyslexia on the Main Literacy Programme and iReaCH. She is also dual-specialised in the Prep2PSLE programme. In addition, she is an Educational Advisor who works closely with the Educational Advisory Team to promote mental and emotional well-being through Talk-O-boTics - a counselling-based training programme. She is an advocate for welfare in DAS and believes that it is vital for everyone to have a safe and confidential place to talk about their issues and to be empowered with the right tools and skills to cope with their problems. She has set up initiatives like Heart 2 Heart – an informal chat platform; that enable staff from different departments to come together to share their experiences and difficulties they are facing in the current COVID-19 crisis.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Masters of Counselling 2018 - Monash University
  • Bachelor of Psychology 2013 - James Cook University
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Master of Arts in Special Educational Needs / All Learning Needs 2019 - University of South Wales/DAS Academy Singapore
  • Certificate in Specific Learning Differences 2014 - DAS Academy Singapore
  • Certificate in English Exam Skills 2015 - DAS Academy Singapore

CONFERENCES

  • Madinah Begum, DAS UNITE SpLD Conference 2019 WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, Internship Experience on Youth at Risk
  • Madinah Begum, DAS UNITE SpLD Conference 2019 WORKSHOP PRESENTATION, RETA 2019
  • Madinah Begum, RETA Presentation July 2019, Emotional Well-being

PUBLICATIONS

  • FACETS 2015 - DAS SG 50
  • FACETS 2019 - Self-esteem and its impact on children and teens
  • FACETS 2019 - Emotional Well-being

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