Certificate in Supporting SpLD Learners in Advanced Chinese Literacy Skills

Public : $1070.00
DAS Parents : $963.00

Course Lecturers

Kong Yun RuiTan Ah Hong, Lee Mei Yu, Loo Chien Ling


About the Course

The 21-hour certificate course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to move learners beyond basic literacy skills and deepen participants’ understanding of the types of difficulties SpLD learners face in advanced literacy in Chinese. Participants will be equipped with strategies in working with more able or older learners who need higher-order skills. The course will also expose participants to designing and incorporating activities in lessons that cater to the learners’ needs.


Note: The course will be delivered in both English and Mandarin to explain certain concepts.

Target Audience

The target audience may be a teacher who needs strategies in supporting learners in higher-order literacy skills (reading comprehension, writing), a parent who wants to support their child at home or other professional and specialists who support students with learning differences. 

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

  • A learner in primary school who is struggling with reading comprehension and writing


Learning Outcomes

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

  • Identify the difficulties dyslexic learners face in learning different Chinese literacy skills
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the literacy skills required in acquiring the Chinese language
  • Apply the teaching principles, knowledge and skills in considering the learning needs of a student profile by designing a lesson and developing a teaching resource
  • Use appropriate strategies in developing oracy skills, reading and comprehension, writing, and using ICT and resources in teaching



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.



Design a lesson plan and create a teaching resource targeted at the learning needs of a particular student and write a reflection on their own practice or the creation of the resource. The write-up should be between 750 to 1000 words. The written assignment is due 20 working days after the last day of the course.



  • 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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