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SOFIA BINTE ABDOLLAH

  • Learning Centre Manager
  • Senior Educational Therapist
  • RETA Fellow
  • Serangoon Learning Centre

Sofia is a Learning Centre Manager and a Senior Educational Therapist at Serangoon Learning Centre.

Sofia joined the Dyslexia Association of Singapore in 2015 and has been teaching students with dyslexia and other specific learning differences and comorbidities such as Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Global Developmental Delay (GDD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). She has been working in the education sector for 14 years.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Specialist Diploma in Teaching & Learning for Allied Educators (Primary) (NIE-NTU, 2010)
  • Bachelor of Arts in English with Sociology (UniSIM, 2014)
  • Specialist Diploma in Educational Therapy (DAS Academy, 2015)
  • Certificate in Dyscalculia and Numeracy Teaching (DAS Academy, 2017)
  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs (SEN) by the University of Wales, UK (2017)
  • Certificate in Presentation Skills (DAS Academy, 2020)
  • Certificate in Teaching Morphology to SpLD Learners (DAS Academy, 2021)
  • Certificate in Supporting SpLD Learners in Higher Order Mathematical Skills (DAS Academy, 2021)

PUBLICATIONS

DAS BLOG:  Online Teaching @ DAS  https://www.das.org.sg/news-events/blogs/201-das-news/1041-day-47-das-circuit-breaker-news-online-teaching-part-1.html

Teachers Day 2020 – Celebrating the unsung heroes of COVID-19  https://www.straitstimes.com/lifestyle/teachers-day-2020-celebrating-the-unsung-heroes-of-covid-19

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