Kavitha Tiruchelvam is a Lead Educational Therapist and a Programme Manager for the Specialised Educational Services (SES) Science Programmes. Kavitha joined the Dyslexia Association of Singapore in 2007 and has been teaching and working with students with Dyslexia and other co-morbidities such as Speech & Language Impairment and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. As Kavitha spearheads the Science Programmes at the DAS, she has conducted over 12 SES Science Explorers Workshops and 37 Science Explorers Short-Term Programmes for primary school students. She is also a Triple Specialist who has taught the Prep2PSLE Programmes and the DAS Main Literacy Programme. In addition, Kavitha continues to train and render support to her colleagues by sharing her wealth of experiences, especially when working with students who struggle with various specific learning difficulties. Kavitha is a Fellow with the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia) and holds a Master’s in Inclusive & Special Education from Monash University, a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with Double Majors in Mass Communication & Marketing and a Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers in Dyslexia Studies.
- Masters in Inclusive & Special Education from Monash University
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons) with Double Majors in Mass Communication & Marketing
- Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers in Dyslexia Studies.
- FACETS Vol. 4, 2017
- ‘Exploring Science and Enriching Minds’
- FACETS Vol. 3, 2017
- ‘“Our son scored an A for English!” – Interviews with parents and students from the English Exam Skills Programme
Professional philosophy: The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates but a great teacher inspires. It is indeed the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge – quoted by William Arthur Ward