Staff Directory


  • Curriculum Developer
  • Lead Educational Therapist
  • RETA Associate Fellow
  • Jurong Point Learning Centre

Safinah Binte Hassan is a Lead Educational Therapist based at the Jurong Point Learning Centre. She started her career at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) in 2005 as an Educational Therapist and has since held various portfolios.

She was one of the pioneers who launched the DAS Preschool service and played an active role both as a Preschool Educational Therapist and Programme Manager. She has also conducted workshops at DAS Preschool Seminar in 2017 and 2018. Apart from that, Safinah was also involved in the training, mentoring and support of trainee Educational Therapists as an Educational Advisor.

Currently, Safinah is a Curriculum Developer with the English Language and Literacy Division (ELL) where she is instrumental in the development and enhancement of the curriculum. Safinah constantly aspires to provide quality service to dyslexics of all ages.



  • Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education Needs – University of South Wales (Dyslexia Association of Singapore, January 2015)
  • Diploma in Dyslexia Studies (Dyslexia Association of Singapore, July 2008)
  • Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers – Diploma at Professional Level (University of Cambridge, May 2008)
  • Certificate of Completion – DAS Orton-Gillingham Training Course (Dyslexia Association of Singapore, June 2005)
  • Bachelor of Information Technology (Information Systems) – Queensland University of Technology (September 2004)
  • Diploma in Information Technology (Computer Studies) – Ngee Ann Polytechnic, Singapore (August 2003)

I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.

– Albert Einstein