Nur Alia is a Senior Educational Therapist with DAS. She teaches students with Dyslexia in both the Main Literacy Programme (MLP) and the Essential Math Programme. Besides her passion for teaching students with learning difficulties, Nur Alia’s interest is in curriculum development. She is in the English Language and Literacy Department (ELL)’s curriculum team. As a Curriculum Developer, she is part of a dedicated team focusing on the curriculum for the Main Literacy Programme (MLP) and the iReaCH programme. She is a Fellow with the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia) and a qualified trainer with a WSQ Advanced Certificate in Training and Assessment (ACTA). She furthered her studies to learn more about special education and thus has a Master of Education (Special Education) from the Nanyang Technological University/National Institute of Education (NTU-NIE).
i) Co-presented with Serena Tan Abdullah and Rosalyn Wee at the NIE Redesigning Pedagogy Conference (2017) – Do Structured Writing Instruction and Writing Checklist aid Learners with Dyslexia in their Narrative writing?: An exploratory case study
ii) Co-presented with Rosalyn Wee at the 51st RELC International Conference (2016) – Do Structured Writing Instruction and Writing Checklist aid Learners with Dyslexia in their Narrative writing?: An exploratory case study
iii) Presented at UNITE SpLD Conference (2016) – Teachers’ Perceptions of the Effectiveness of the Process Genre Approach on the Writing Skills of Students with Dyslexia.
After you’ve done your best and tried everything you can, just let it go.
by Yasmin Mogahed