English Exam Skills - Our Team
|ENGLISH EXAM SKILLS PROGRAMME - OUR TEAM
The Core Team members of each programme are behind the curriculum development and teaching of the programmes. To read more about them, please click on their pictures.
Senior Educational Therapist, English Exam Skills Programme Manager
Edmen is a Senior Educational Therapist and the Programme Manager of the English Exam Skills Programme. He joined the DAS after completing this degree in Psychology and Linguistics in the University of Western Australia. He has since completed his Post-Graduate Certificate in Specific Learning Differences with London Metropolitan University and his Masters of Arts in Applied Linguistic with the National Institute of Education Singapore. Edmen has a strong interest for research and has presented in the International Dyslexia Association conference in 2015 and the UnITE SpLD conference in 2016. He is also part of the research committee in the DAS. His research interests include reading comprehension, curriculum development, curriculum evaluation and language testing.
Siti Asjamiah joined the Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) as an Educational Therapist in 2012 after spending 10 years in the pre-school industry. She obtained her post-graduate certificate in Special Educational Needs (SEN) with University of Wales in 2014 and is currently a Senior Educational Therapist supporting students with dyslexia in the MOE-Aided English Literacy Programme (MAP). She has also been supporting students in their English Exam Paper 2 since 2013. Beginning as a contributing member of the DAS’ English Exam Skills Programme (EESP) in curriculum and resource development, she is currently a core team member, assisting in programme evaluation, training of DAS dual specialists, as well as conducting TIPS talks for parents and holiday workshops for students.
Tuty Elfira is a Senior Educational Therapist and a core member of the English Exam Skills Programme. She had been actively involved in the DAS Outreach Team to help spread the awareness and understanding of dyslexia among parents and educators. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Special Educational Needs with the University of South Wales, UK. She graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor's Degree in Arts (Sociology) and has obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Specific Learning Differences. Her research interests include self-efficacy, social-emotional learning and promoting philosophical thinking among children and young adults.