NATIONAL ARTS COUNCIL

SDEA Drama Pedagogy Course

40-HOUR COURSE: SDEA DRAMA PEDAGOGY - ESSENTIAL TEACHING AND LEARNING APPROACHES

This is a course specialising in Drama Pedagogy that provides participants with fundamental pedagogical knowledge and skills to help them create meaningful and imaginative learning experiences for their students with drama. The course results in a Certificate of Completion recognised by the National Arts Council and is the only part-time drama pedagogical course for professionals in Singapore.

 

 

Course Objectives:

  • Develop greater awareness of the role and impact of a drama educator in the Singapore context
  • Understand the creative potential of drama-based pedagogies that aim to foster students’ curiosity, empathy and criticality
  • Understand key components of lesson planning and acquire skills in planning developmentally appropriate drama lesson for target group
  • Manage resources and the physical environment as part of classroom management

 

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • The course is suitable for educators with at least 2 years of minimum classroom experience. 

 

 

Course Schedule:

The 3rd intake of the course will run from 15 January to 3 March 2018. The full course module outline and course schedule details including dates and times details can be found on the SDEA website here. 

 

COURSE FEES

The full cost of training is $1016.50 inclusive of admin and registration fee. 

 

Arts instructors who meet the following criteria may enjoy a 50% course fee subsidy (paying $508.25 per person):

  • At least two years of teaching experience in schools 
  • Proficient in English language AND
  • Are Approved to conduct programmes under the NAC-AEP 2015/2016 and 2017/2018 OR
  • Have Conducted NAC supported programmes

 

SUBSIDIES

  • Arts instructors who do not meet the criteria and but are members of SDEA will enjoy a 20% course fee subsidy. He or she will pay only $813.20 after the course fee subsidy, inclusive of admin and registration fees. Applicants can apply to be an SDEA member here.

 

  • SkillsFuture Credit Eligibility: Singaporeans above 25 years old who are eligible for SkillsFuture Credit can apply for a claim for this course at the SkillsFuture Course Directory here. Applications who request for school e-billing will not be eligible for Skills Future Credit. 

 

  • SDEA Tina Sergeant Professional Development Initiative (TSPDI): You may apply for TSPDI here if you are not eligible for NAC-AEP subsidy and you meet the application criteria for TSPDI.

 

For more information on the NAC –AEP scheme, please refer to here.  

 

Applicants must attain a full 100% attendance in the course and be certified competent in order to be eligible for the funding. Failing which the individual is liable to forfeit the subsidy and bear the full course fee. Applicants must attend all classes and there will be no replacement or refund for missed classes. 

 

REGISTRATION

Registration for this course is now closed. Thank you for your interest in this programme.

 

It is NOT compulsory to attend NAC-supported pedagogy training courses. The minimum pedagogical requirement is only for NAC-AEP instructors wishing to conduct NAC-AEP Experience workshop programmes from 2017 onwards.

 

If you are an existing NAC-AEP instructor with the necessary minimum pedagogical qualification/experience, please refer here for more information about the relevant verification process.