Shobana

Senior Educational Therapist

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Shobana commenced her teaching career at the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) in 2007. She attained both her Diploma in Professional Teaching for Trainers and Teachers from Cambridge University, United Kingdom and her Diploma in Dyslexia Studies in 2010.

 In her previous portfolio as Senior Educational Therapist and a Centre Manager in the DAS, Shobana has had a variety of portfolios to carry, namely intervention for students with Dyslexia and Specific Learning Differences (SPLD). She was also involved in many outreach projects to schools in order to raise the awareness of Dyslexia and other SPLDs.

In 2011, Shobana branched out to gain more experience in teaching children with different needs and other learning differences other than Dyslexia. She has had experience working with students with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), Autism and has even worked with the Down Syndrome Association   as a Literacy and Numeracy Enrichment Trainer. With the experience of working with students from Pathlight, Mainstream Schools as well as Special Schools, she is well-versed with the MOE mainstream syllabus.

 Shobana has always had a passion in helping students reach their potential. She is a patient and passionate educator who takes a keen interest in ensuring ever student is engaged in the learning process. She creates many activities to pique her students’ interests. Her cheerful and bubbly demeanour itself sets the tone for the students to be almost instantly eager to learn with her.

Training & Qualifications

Shobana has been trained in the following:

  • Diploma in Professional Teaching for Teachers and Trainers, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • Diploma in Dyslexia Studies, Dyslexia Association of Singapore, Singapore

  • Certificate (Orton-Gillingham Practitioners Certificate), Dyslexia Association of Singapore, Singapore

  • Diploma in Human Resource Management, PSB Academy, Singapore

Qualifications

  • Diploma in Professional Teaching for Teachers and Trainers, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

  • Diploma in Dyslexia Studies, Dyslexia Association of Singapore, Singapore

  • Certificate (Orton-Gillingham Practitioners Certificate), Dyslexia Association of Singapore, Singapore

  • Diploma in Human Resource Management, PSB Academy, Singapore