Director of Specialised Educational Services


Nor Ashraf Samsudin joined DAS on 16 August 2004 and assumed the post Director of Specialised Educational Services on 1 December 2014. Ashraf has spent the last 10 years teaching and coaching dyslexics and students with learning differences and is now the Director of Specialised Educational Services. Prior to this, he was appointed as the Assistant Director of Education, taking the lead in various curriculum development projects across the different programmes at DAS. During this time, he also presented numerous workshops and talks to parents, educators and professionals around the island to help spread the awareness of learning differences as well as provide useful and practical strategies for them.


Ashraf has a Post Graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education, London Metropolitan University and is currently undergoing his Masters in Education (Leadership, Policy and Change) with Monash University. With his training in dyslexia and in Neuro Linguistic Programming, he blends knowledge in these two fields to deliver programmes which emphasises importance on the acquisition of not only the hard skills but the soft skills as well.