Certificate of Educational Studies – Speech Development & Creative Drama

logo03 Certificate of Educational Studies – Speech Development & Creative Drama (previously known as Speech & Drama)
(Accredited by The College of Teachers, U.K.)
This introductory course explores a greater depth on the application of Speech and Drama pedagogy in the classroom. It is used as a tool for learning other subjects and emphasises on the necessity of Critical Reflection, both for learners and teachers. This first module is a pre-requisite to the 2nd Module, Speech and Drama in Action leading to the 3- Module Diploma in Speech and Drama.
Suggest new ideas and know-how in teaching basic and introductory speech and drama lessons in a fun and more effective ways as well as provide fresh games, problem-solving exercises, and small or large group activities to stimulate children’s interests.
Participants will:

  • develop knowledge, understanding, skills & ability to develop lesson plans for Speech Development and Creative Drama (Speech & Drama) in early childhood & Primary 1-6 education
  • get familiar with conceptual framework where they can create original lesson plans
  • teach, supervise and guide preschoolers & primary levels using effective children enrichment strategies that will instill in young children a desire to learn and acquire skills and develop a resilient spirit that will prepare them for life’ challenges and changes.
  • What is Creative Drama?
  • Spontaneous self-expression
  • Development of creative thinking and observation skills
  • Honing of Psychomotor skills and awareness of space through the use of body movement
  • Confidence building for the shy
  • Empathy for and appreciation of diversity in thought and expression
  • An experience of positive feelings
  • Discipline, Turn-taking, Teamwork and Social skills
  • English Language and Literature appreciation
8 weeks on a part-time study for 4 hours per session. Sessions include classroom discussions/participation, hands-on training activities and peer teaching practice.  
  • Classroom and Online Forum Participation
  • Lesson Planning
  • Peer Teaching
  • Written Theory Examination
  • Minimum 3 “O” levels with credit in English
  • Any other recognised Certification, Diploma or Degree
  • Mature candidates by interview and approval from the School