SEGi’s Department of Early Childhood Education (DECE) lecturers, Sindu Selvanathan and Sathia Vani Sathiamurthy, spearheaded a noteworthy Special Education Programme (SEP) event in collaboration with Let’s Grow, a renowned special needs center. The event, held at Audi B, SEGi University on 22 November, drew participation from around 80 SEGi students.
The primary aim of this event was to provide valuable insights into the effective management of special needs students and foster a deeper understanding of their unique symptoms. Distinguished speakers Samantha Tian and Lim Chean Wei, both accomplished clinical psychologists, shared their expertise on these critical topics.
The attendees were encouraged to actively participate in discussions and workshops designed to enhance their knowledge and skills in working with this diverse group of learners.
Samantha Tian and Lim Chean Wei brought a wealth of experience to the event, offering practical insights into the challenges faced by special needs students and effective strategies for supporting their educational journey. Their engaging presentations and interactive sessions created a dynamic learning environment, fostering a sense of awareness and empathy among the attendees.
The collaboration between SEGi University and Let’s Grow not only provided a platform for academic exchange but also strengthened the university’s commitment to inclusive education. By organising this SEP event, DECE lecturers showcased their dedication to preparing future educators with the necessary tools and knowledge to create inclusive learning environments.
The success of the event was evident in the positive feedback from participants, who expressed gratitude for the opportunity to gain valuable insights from experts in the field. SEGi University’s ongoing commitment to organising such events highlights its dedication to nurturing a socially responsible and well-informed community of educators.
In conclusion, the SEP event organised by DECE lecturers Sindu Selvanathan and Sathia Vani Sathiamurthy in collaboration with Let’s Grow proved to be a significant step towards fostering a more inclusive educational landscape. By bringing together students, educators, and expert speakers, the event contributed to a richer understanding of managing special needs students and creating supportive learning environments within the academic community.