ADULT LEARNING PROGRAMMES

Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama)
The Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama), or JGFTC, is an intensive 5-month part-time training programme for adults who wish to learn about teaching speech and drama for children aged 3 to 8. The programme provides support for novice and student teachers in the classroom while they learn.
 
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Course Content

  • Drama in the classroom
  • Development of voice and speech
  • Using language: Poetry, prose and stories
  • Teaching: Methodologies and classroom management
  • Working with individual children
  • Students on the course also take part in:
    • Practical teaching / supervised teaching
    • Individual clinics
    • Assessment and moderation for the Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Mandarin Speech & Drama)

 
Admission Criteria
A certificate or diploma in preschool teaching, or a diploma or degree in another relevant subject area.
 
All applicants will be called for an admission interview before being offered a place on the course.
 
Participants who do not have any background in early childhood education are also eligible to apply but they must also attend our child development and learning module – ‘A Child’s World’ (see details below).
 
Schedule
Two evening workshop sessions per week (2½ hours per session) covering theory and practical elements at Julia Gabriel Centre.
 
Class attachment: 1½ hours per week.
 
Eligible for Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Credit
Course Code: CRS-N-0012510
For more information on SkillsFuture Credit go to www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
 
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Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Mandarin Speech & Drama)
Following the success of our Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate in English, we have a launched a programme for individuals who wish to learn about teaching Speech and Drama for children aged 3 to 8 in Mandarin. It is an intensive 5-month part-time training taught by senior educators from Chengzhu Mandarin Centre (Julia Gabriel Education’s Mandarin enrichment centre).
 
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Course Content

  • Drama in the classroom
  • Teaching speech & drama: Methodologies and classroom management
  • Development of voice and speech
  • Using language: Poetry, prose and stories
  • In addition, students take part in:
    • Class observations at Chengzhu Mandarin Centre and/or Chiltern House
    • Individual clinics
    • Assessment and moderation for the Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama)

 
Admission Criteria
Candidates must be clear, fluent Standard Mandarin speakers.
 
All applicants will be called for an admission interview before being offered a place on the course.
Schedule
 
Two evening workshop sessions each week from 7.00 – 9.30 pm at Chengzhu Mandarin Centre to introduce participants to the theory and practice of teaching speech and drama to young children.
 
Four class observations are arranged for each participant during the course to observe speech and drama sessions taught by experienced teachers.
 
Course Venue
Chengzhu Mandarin Centre
 
35 Rochester Drive, #03-01 Rochester Mall, Singapore 138639
 
Eligible for Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Credit
Course Code: CRS-N-0031307
For more information on SkillsFuture Credit go to www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
 
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Trinity College London Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama)
The Julia Gabriel School of Education is a Trinity College London examination centre. Teachers who complete the Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama) have the option to take an extension course (immediately or at a later point in time) to prepare them for Unit 1 of the Trinity College London Foundation Teaching Certificate in Speech and Drama, or Cert TCL (FT), if they would like to work towards a qualification from an international examinations board.
 
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Like the JGFTC, the Cert TCL (FT) focuses on teaching speech and drama for children aged 3 to 8. During the extension course, Trinity College London’s requirements are explained and practical work is undertaken under the guidance of our trainers to prepare participants for the Unit 1 group examination with a Trinity College London examiner.
 
Unit 2 of the Cert TCL (FT) then involves teaching at least one group of children in the 3 to 8 age-range and entering those children for one or Trinity College London’s age-appropriate syllabuses. Unit 2 can be completed any time in the two years following Unit 1.
 
Eligible for Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Credit *
Course Code: CRS-N-0000764
For more information on SkillsFuture Credit go to www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
 
*Conditions apply
 
 
A Child’s World
This course which focuses on child development and early learning helps adults to better understand children. Taught by senior early childhood educators from Julia Gabriel Centre and Chiltern House Preschool, the course teaches participants about the physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development of children from birth through to the age of 8. Participants develop awareness and sensitivity to children’s needs, learn what to expect from children as they grow, and discover how to create a warm and secure learning environment while helping children reach their full potential.
 
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Course Content:

  • Learning in the early years (birth to age 8)
  • Inter-related stages of development in young children including language and communication
  • The child’s understanding of the physical world
  • The child as a social being
  • Creativity and the growing child
  • Observing children’s behaviour and development
  • Children with additional needs

 
The 12-week course involves one 2½-hour evening session each week.
 
The course acts as a bridging course to the Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama) programme for individuals who do not have an early childhood education background, and is also open to anyone who wants to develop their understanding of how young children learn and grow.
 
Eligible for Skills Development Fund (SDF) and SkillsFuture Credit
Course Code: CRS-N-0022867
For more information on SkillsFuture Credit go to www.skillsfuture.sg/credit
 
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An Introduction to EduDrama
This programme is about using drama in the classroom and incorporating aspects of Julia Gabriel Centre’s unique EduDrama methodology when working with young children. It is designed to enable people working with young children to feel confident using imagination, drama, poems, rhymes, speech exercises and stories to engage children in creative expression and performance arts.
 
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Course Content:

  • Using drama to engage young children
  • Drama as a learning medium
  • Communication and presentation skills
  • Developing voice, speech, language and expressive speaking

 
This programme is for participants who do not want to do the full Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate (Speech & Drama) programme or for those who are interested in doing the full teaching qualification but would like to do a short ‘taster’ of the programme first.

 
 
Workshops
The Julia Gabriel School of Education runs workshops in parenting and working with children, early childhood education, speech and drama education, public speaking and communication skills. A variety of workshops are held throughout the year at Julia Gabriel Centre.
 
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By special arrangement, our senior educators can also run workshops for outside organisations such as schools (preschools, primary schools, secondary schools, post-secondary schools and enrichment centres), companies and public bodies.
 
For more details about our workshops, please contact the Julia Gabriel School of Education.

 

Contact the Julia Gabriel School of Education
If you would like to find out more about Julia Gabriel School of Education’s programmes, you can contact us at:
 
Tel: 6496 9405
 
E-mail: adulteducation@juliagabriel.com