When I open the door to SDEA, it's always exciting for me that it's going to be a constructive meeting where we achieve so much in that short amount of time.

- Koh Hui Ling, Associate Director of Drama Box , Programming Member, SDEA Theatre Arts Conference 2015

Join us in advancing the profession of the drama/theatre educator, advocating for the practice and value of drama and theatre.

Announcements

Latest news, open calls, special workshops and other highlights from us

Level Up! Fest 2022: Symposium for Drama CCA Educators by SDEA, in collaboration with NAFA and LASALLE

Level Up! is back this November! This time, in partnership with the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and the LASALLE College of the Arts, SDEA presents Level Up! Fest 2022, a two-day symposium for the Drama CCA Instructors and Teachers

SDEA Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches for Arts Educators - Early Childhood

ETLA-EC is a 36-hour course designed to equip artists with key knowledge, skills and disposition to work with children in the early years, primarily ages 4 to 6 years. This course offers a platform for artists to delve deeper into the foundation of their teaching beliefs and how that shapes their practices that are aligned with the principles of teaching and learning in early childhood (arts) education.

Refreshed SDEA Committee

We are proud to announce our refreshed SDEA Committee. As per SDEA’s constitution, the Committee is to be made up of six committee members (four office bearers and two to five members). Following Aishwariyah Shanmuganathan's election as president at the recent EGM, the Committee needed to fill role of Vice-President and to co-opt a new committee member.

Upcoming Programmes

Check out these upcoming workshops and programmes.

Continuing Education & Training (CET)

Drama for Learning in the Malay Language Classroom (Primary School) / Penggunaan Drama Dalam Pengajaran Bahasa Melayu

SDEA's Mother Tongue Language drama workshop is back by popular demand! In this 3-hour session, participants will learn a variety of Drama strategies particularly for the teaching and learning of the Malay Language

Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches (ETLA)

SDEA Drama Pedagogy: Essentials of Teaching and Learning Approaches (9th Intake)

SDEA's signature drama pedagogy certification course returns in 2023! This 49-hour certification course will provide you with fundamental pedagogical knowledge and skills to create meaningful and imaginative learning experiences for your students and participants with drama, and widen the possibilities and opportunities for work in Singapore.

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Continuing Education & Training (CET)

Level Up! Fest 2022: Symposium for Drama CCA Educators by SDEA, in collaboration with NAFA and LASALLE

Level Up! is back this November! This time, in partnership with the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) and the LASALLE College of the Arts, SDEA presents Level Up! Fest 2022, a two-day symposium for the Drama CCA Instructors and Teachers.

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At SDEA we advocate for the value and practice of drama/theatre in performance, education, and community, and work to advance the profession of the drama/theatre educator. If you believe in our work and wish to be a part of it, join us. Fill in the details on the right and we'll get in touch. You may also click here to find out more about joining as a member.