Wang Dingxiong, Andy

Wang Dingxiong, Andy

  • Lead Educational Therapist
  • RETA Fellow
  • Sengkang Learning Centre
  • Chinatown Point Learning Centre

Andy has been with the DAS since 2012, providing intervention for learners with dyslexia on the Prep 2 PSLE (Preparation for English Paper 2 PSLE) and Main Literacy Programme (MLP). As a core team member of PREP 2 PSLE, Andy actively contributes to the curriculum expansion of the programme, conducts training for its teachers and provides evaluation to support their classroom practices. In addition, Andy has a keen interest in increasing public awareness and understanding of Dyslexia. His role as an awareness speaker has helped DAS in reaching out to various audience platforms - educators, parents, government agencies and the general public.

Andy believes in merging theoretical concepts and practices to create a curriculum and pedagogy that address the diverse learning needs of students with dyslexia. His postgraduate academic achievements include a Master of Education (Special Education) with the National Institute of Education, Singapore, and a Postgraduate Certificate in Specific Learning Differences with the University of South Wales. He is a member with the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia) and has represented the PREP 2 PSLE progamme at conference presentations and workshops..

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Education (Special Education)
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Special Educational Needs
  • Bachelor of Communications (University of Newcastle)

 CONFERENCES

  • RELC Conference 2017. Exploring the classroom practices of the English Exam Skills Programme for Singaporean primary school children.
  • UnITE SpLD Conference 2019. WORKSHOP PRESENTATION: Progress monitoring of dyslexic primary school learners enrolled in an English Exam Skills Programme.
  • RELC International Conference 2021. Progress monitoring of dyslexic primary school learners enrolled in an English Exam Skills Programme.

PUBLICATIONS

Everybody is a Genius. But If You Judge a Fish by Its Ability to Climb a Tree, It Will Live Its Whole Life Believing that It is Stupid.

 

Albert Einstein