Special Education Courses in Singapore

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

SEN courses in Singapore, offered by Asian College of Teachers will educate you on subjects like Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism with a special focus on ADHD. The courses are specifically designed for both aspiring and working teachers who wants to teach children with SEN and provide them the support they need. It provides training on the methods and techniques to handle children with SEN in a classroom.

  • The course are available in 3 levels – Certificate, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma.
  • SEN online Courses are conducted online by Asian College of Teachers and focuses on the various learning disabilities in the classroom.
  • The purpose of the course is to acquaint the instructors with various disabilities in children and provide support and assistance for effective learning.

Course Details

The SEN online courses provided by ACT aims to develop the skills and techniques of teachers who want to educate children with special needs in a classroom. The program will provide you with a detailed knowledge in Learning Disabilities, ADHD and Autism and help you develop a solid knowledge base in these areas.

Learning Disabilities (LD) - If you aspire to be a Teaching Assistant then grab this opportunity to select any of these courses on learning disabilities as it gives a complete understanding of the principles and practice of the Teaching Assistant roles, understanding the disability, identifying them in the child and helping them overcome those.

ADHD - ADHD courses offered by Asian College of Teachers are typically developed for both aspiring and working teachers to teach them the various strategies to handle students with ADHD in a classroom. The courses also provide you an idea about the different types of behaviour that ADHD children exhibit and the various approaches one can follow in order to bring out the best in these children.

Autism - The autism courses for teachers in Singapore provided by ACT in 3 different levels has been developed for all those who are looking to guide and support 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.

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

All government-funded special education schools in Singapore provide rigorous and specialised help to children with average to severe special educational needs. These special education programs in schools will train you to deliver the customised curriculum and pedagogy required by these children.

What Do Special Education Teacher, Preschool, Kindergarten, or Elementary Schools Do?

Special education teachers in elementary school deal with young students who face various learning disabilities. They provide support to the students so that they can transfer to regular classes, or might just help them to improve their functionality. The abilities of each student vary greatly and thus must be evaluated separately.

The job may occasionally involve assisting students with hygiene or mobility and thus requires physical strength as well. Multi-tasking skills are also essential, as these teachers may need to provide different activities for different students.

How much money does a Special Education Teacher make in Singapore?

  • A person working as a Special Education Teacher in Singapore typically earns around 7,140 SGD per month. Salaries range from 3,640 SGD (lowest) to 11, 000 SGD (highest).
  • This is the average monthly salary inclusive of housing, transport, and other benefits.
  • Their salary would depend on factors like academic training, relevant experience and time spent on your job.

A Special education course will definitely help special education teachers in reaching their career goals and undergo professional development through the building of knowledge and skills.


  • 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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