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Adult Training Programmes

Julia Gabriel Foundation Teaching Certificate
(Mandarin Speech & Drama)


2 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.

4 class observations are arranged for each participant during the course to observe speech and drama sessions taught by experienced teachers.

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. This is an intensive 5-month part-time training taught by senior educators from Chengzhu Mandarin Centre (Julia Gabriel Education’s Mandarin enrichment centre).

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 (Mandarin Speech & Drama)

Admission Criteria

Candidates must be clear, fluent Standard Mandarin speakers.

All applicants are called for an admission interview before being offered a place on the course.

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

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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