Certificate in Supporting SpLD Learners in English Exam Skills

April, August
Public : $730.00
DAS Parents : $657.00

Course Lecturers

Rebecca Shalinah, Siti Asjamiah, Andy Wang

About the Course


Recognising the demands of the English Language PSLE paper (standard), as well as the specific needs of learners with learning difficulties, this course aims to equip educators and parents with knowledge and skills to support primary school students in managing the PSLE paper, including time management. 

This 15-hour course will examine the various components of the English Language Paper Two, unpack the intricacies of the components by simplifying them into simple and manageable steps, and eventually, impart strategies to tackle the examination requirements.


Target Audience

The target audience may be a teacher who needs specific strategies in handling English Paper Two that might be helpful in supporting struggling learners in the classroom, a parent who wants to support their child at home or other professionals and specialists who support students with learning differences. Having a basic understanding of phonics and grammar would also be helpful.

Learners who may benefit from the strategies shared in the course include :

  • A learner in upper primary struggling in handling English Language Paper 2.


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the challenges that students with SpLD face in the components of the English Language Paper Two
  • Articulate the steps required to support students with SpLD in a specific component of the paper
  • Confidently support a student in English Language paper components using the acquired knowledge and strategies
  • Acquire tips on helping students to manage their time, including extra time.



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.



Online Assessment

*Note: Assessment is compulsory for students taking this module as part of the Specialist Diploma in Learning Support for 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 the minimum number of participants is not met

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