Staff Directory

NUR ASHABIENA MOHD ASHRAFF

  • Senior Educational Therapist
  • RETA Associate Fellow
  • Bishan Learning Centre

Nur Ashabiena joined the Dyslexia Association of Singapore in 2016 and is currently a Senior Educational Therapist.

Nur Ashabiena graduated from the University of Wollongong (Australia) with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2015. Her passion is making a difference in the lives of others has led her to join the DAS as an Educational Therapist in 2016, where she believes that she can make a difference in the lives of children. Nur Ashabiena graduated with a Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy (DAS Academy), as well as, a Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (University of South Wales/ DAS Academy) and served as an Educational Advisor (EA) from mid-2017 to the end of 2019. She has been giving support to other Educational Therapists, as well as, conducting training for the new batch of Educational Therapists. She has also developed 5 modules for the e-seed course. She has also presented for the DAS open house at Bishan Learning Centre in 2017, as well as, UNITE SPLD 2018 Pre-Conference where she shared her experiences and strategies on the following topic: Helping Upper Primary of Lower Abilities Learn.

In 2019, Nur Ashabiena presented for the Team Teaching Team (TTT) on the topic of ‘Fun Vocabulary Building Activities to Teach Morphology’. In 2020, Nur Ashabiena completed PCC in Numeracy and Certificate in Supporting SpLD Learners in Mathematics and has since been teaching both the Main Literacy Programme and Mathematics. Nur Ashabiena has also been actively involved in the curriculum development for S1NT Mathematics.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (University of South Wales/ DAS Academy)
  • Bachelor of Science in Psychology (University of Wollongong, Australia)
  • Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy (DAS Academy)
  • Certificate of Achievement for Engaging Youths-at-Risk through Effective Strategies and Techniques (SSI)
  • Certificate of Achievement for Engaging Reluctant Youths through Motivational Approach (SSI)
  • Certificate in Teaching Morphology to SpLD Learners (DAS Academy)
  • Certificate in Supporting SpLD Learners in Higher-Order Mathematical Skills (DAS Academy)
  • PCC in Numeracy & Cert Supporting SpLD Learners in Mathematics (DAS Academy)

PUBLICATIONS

FACETS ISSUE 1 (January – June 2019) (https://www.DAS.org.sg/images/publications/facets/FACETS-VOL-1-2019.pdf)

  • Helping Youths Develop Healthy Identities
  • Strategies to Help Youths Overcome Risky Behaviours
  • Understanding the Needs of Youths-at-Risk

 

FACETS ISSUE 1 (January – June 2018) (https://www.DAS.org.sg/images/publications/facets/FACETS_1_2018.pdf)

  • Teaching Today’s Learners on their Terms
  • Understanding Epilepsy

 

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