Certificate in Educational Psychology

16, 23 Feb & 2, 9, 16 Mar 2022
22 & 29 Oct 2022

Public : $730.00
DAS Parents : $657.00

Also known as the "Educational Psychology" module in the Specialist Diploma in SpLD


Course Lecturers

Low Yung Ling, Jae Tan, Lois Lim


About the Course


This course aims to equip participants with an understanding of educational psychology and its impact on parenting, teaching, and learning styles. Participants will gain deeper understanding of the importance of educational psychology in teaching and learning, and that no single learning approach or style will fit every learner with SpLDs. This course will help participants study the cognitive processes, developmental needs, intelligence, abilities and adopt different techniques for effective teaching, as well as appreciate the link between theories and practices of teaching and learning.




On successful completion of the module, participants will be able to:

    • Understand the basic ideas and concepts of Educational Psychology
    • Identify parenting styles and know the impact on children's development
    • Identify learning styles and know the effect on students' learning
    • Apply teaching methods and know the influence on students' learning
    • Explain the Multiple Intelligences
    • Explain the Developmental Theories
    • Explain the Learning theories and the paradigms underpinning them
    • Explain the Motivational Theories
    • Understand the application of Educational Psychology to Special Education



DAS Academy will be delivering the course with dual-mode of learning; face-to-face or online via live-stream on Zoom. Please indicate your preferred mode of learning in the registration form. Please note that you will not be allowed to change your preference once the registration is completed.





Note: Assessment is compulsory for students in the Specialist Diploma in SpLD




      • A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to participants who attain at least 75% attendance and successfully pass the assessment.
      • A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attain at least 75% attendance but do not wish to undertake the assessment.


*Course will be postponed if minimum number of participants is not met

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