Monthly Archives: October 2013

SENIA seeks 2014 SENIA Student Awardee

The Special Education Network in Asia (SENIA), a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to supporting children with special learning needs is looking for the next SENIA Student Award winner. SENIA has chapters in China, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

With more than 10 years of advocacy for special education, SENIA is awarding its third SENIA Student Award. Previous winners include Ms. Andrea Ysabel Zubiri (2012) of Brent International School and De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde and Ms. Samantha Johnson (2013) of the International School Manila.

The SENIA Student Award honors a student with a disability who excels. It celebrates the achievements of a child or youth with disabilities; encourages awareness of the abilities and aspirations of children/youth with disabilities; and advocates in behalf of exceptional children in Asia. Nominations may be made by anyone. The winner of the SENIA Student Award will receive a plaque, two nights’ accommodations and flights to attend the SENIA 12 Conference in Singapore on February 28 to March 1, 2014. The winner may bring a chaperone if needed.

 

For information about the SENIA Student Award, please visit the SENIA website. The deadline for nominations is on November 1, 2013.

 

SENIA seeks first SENIA Advocacy Awardee

The Special Education Network in Asia (SENIA), a network of educators, professionals and parents across Asia dedicated to supporting children with special learning needs is looking for the first SENIA Advocacy Award winner. SENIA has chapters in China, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines.

With more than 10 years of advocacy for special education, SENIA is awarding its first SENIA Advocacy Award. This award aims to honor adult(s) or student(s) who advocate for people with special needs in their community within the Asian region. The winner of the SENIA Advocacy Award will receive a plaque, two nights’ accommodations and flights to attend the SENIA 12 Conference in Singapore on February 28 to March 1, 2014. The winner may bring a chaperone if needed.

Nominations may be made by teachers, principals, service providers, friends, parents. SENIA is also open to self-nominations. For more information about the SENIA Advocacy Award, please visit the SENIA website at http://www.senia.asia/advocacy/advocacy-awards/. The deadline for nominations is on November 1, 2013.