Special Education Courses in Malaysia

Special Education Courses in Malaysia – Asian College of Teachers (ACT)

If you are looking to develop a career in SEN and want to learn the ways and methods to handle children with special needs, then the SEN program by Asian College of Teachers (ACT) is perfect for you. ACT, one of the most renowned institutes in teacher training in Asia, offers the SEN courses in Malaysia in three different levels. The course will give you a thorough idea about the Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism and develop your knowledge base in this field.

  • One can avail the courses online in 3 levels – Certificate, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma.
  • The SEN online courses (Learning Disabilities, ADHD and autism) offered by ACT focuses on the various learning disabilities found in children in the classroom.
  • SEN courses are approved by CPD (UK) NCC (UK) and part of the program by CACHE (UK).

Course Details

The special education courses provided by ACT aims to prepare educators who wish to educate children with special needs in a classroom. The courses give you an idea about the disabilities like Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism so that you develop an idea about it.

Learning Disabilities (LD) The courses on learning disabilities provided by ACT acquaint teachers with the kind of behaviour related with the various learning disabilities and ways to identify them in different learners. The course will provide you an opportunity to develop a rewarding career and guide children within a school setting.

ADHD - All those who are looking to specialize in the field of handling children suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, then you must come and enrol for the ADHD courses offered by Asian College of Teachers. These courses are typically developed for both aspiring and working teachers to teach them the facts about ADHD and he techniques to manage the unique challenges faced by ADHD students.

Autism - The autism courses for teachers in Malaysia provided by ACT has been developed for you if you are looking to support and guide children suffering from Autism. The course provides the aspirants an overall idea on Autism and acquaints them with the various methods in dealing autistic kids in the classroom. It also gives you a broader aspect of autism and its allied disabilities and provides effective learning to children.

The SEN online courses by ACT are available in 3 different levels i.e. Certificate level, Diploma level and the P G Diploma level. The duration, eligibility and fees for all the three level are mentioned below.

Course Duration Eligibility
Certificate 4 months 10+2
Diploma 8 months 10+2
PG Diploma 12 months Bachelor’s degree

Job Prospects

Malaysia's move towards inclusion was inspired by its participation in workshops and conferences set up under the auspices of the United Nations. Inclusive education was introduced in the Education Act 1996 as part of the continuum of services available for children with special needs.

  • The special education teachers in Malaysia aim to develop academic and living skills in schools, institutions, or other specialized facilities to students who have learning, mental, emotional, and/or physical disabilities.
  • They incorporate modern teaching strategies to meet each student's individual needs.
  • Plans curriculum and develops lessons and other instructional materials according to achievement levels of students.
How much money does a Special Education Teacher make in Malaysia?

A person working as a Special Education Teacher in Malaysia usually earns around 5,770 MYR per month. Salaries range from 3,120 MYR (lowest) to 8,720 MYR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary inclusive of housing, transport, and other benefits. Special Education Teacher salaries differ from person to person and are based on factors like experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

How do education levels affect salaries?

We all know that higher education results in a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? Let’s find out!

  • When the education level is Bachelor's Degree, the average salary of a Special Education Teacher is 4,690 MYR per month.
  • While someone with a Master's Degree gets a salary of 7,150 MYR per month, 53% more than someone having a Bachelor's Degree degree.
  • Apart from degrees, a special education course is quite essential in broadening your career scope and providing you proper training to enhance your skills as a special education teacher.


  • All ACT courses are accredited by International Association for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (QAHE)
  • ACT SEN courses are certified by CPD Certification Service UK
  • Most of our Special Education courses are endorsed and accredited by CACHE which is a part of the famous UK based NCFE.
  • Asian College of Teachers is a member of The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)
  • ACT courses are endorsed by NCC, an awarding organisation and a global provider of British Education.






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SEN Classroom Courses
ACT SEN courses

SEN Courses by ACT provides an insight into the techniques to be employed in an inclusive classroom and while handling varied learners. Get familiar with the principles and methodologies of to teach children with learning difficulties and develop special skills to handle your learners deftly.

This is a very helpful course. It gives me more information and understanding in coping with children with special needs.

Philippines, Dasmarinas City

Experience was good . . . Looking forward to have a great future in this field with the knowledge gained from the course.

Online SEN Courses
Online courses

Asian College of Teachers offers a selected range of unique courses in Special Education, Autism, ADHD and Learning Disabilities for both aspiring and working teaching professionals interested in the field of SEN. Courses are offered in online mode and can be pursued from anywhere.

Blended SEN Courses
Blended courses

Blended Courses in Special Education are designed for those willing to step into the world of SEN and study in both a traditional setting and online mode. The blended course emphasizes ADHD, Autism, other learning disabilities, Down’s syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Asperger’s Syndrome.

ACT gave me the opportunity to truly understand the children with special needs. The lessons given in every module was truly helpful and useful for a teacher like me.

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