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LEARNING PROGRAMMES

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Step into a world where the power of creativity knows no bounds.

We at Make The Change wholeheartedly believe that individuals with disabilities have extraordinary artistic potential waiting to be unleashed. That's why we invite you to join our inspiring program series.

Equipped with an iPad, made accessible through CDC funding, you'll unlock a universe of artistic possibilities. With a touch, a swipe, and a tap, your imagination will come alive, painting vibrant masterpieces, crafting compelling stories, and composing soul-stirring melodies.

 

Embrace this empowering opportunity to nurture your creative spirit as we embark on a remarkable journey of self-expression and limitless inspiration. Let your creativity shine bright!

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You'll join the exclusive MTC Alumni network upon completing, unlocking diverse job opportunities, internships, and valuable resources. This vibrant community fosters inclusivity, empowering individuals with disabilities to excel. Connect with like-minded professionals, unleash your potential, and embrace a future brimming with endless possibilities.

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DURATION
8 Hours
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START DATE
July 2023
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CLASS SCHEDULE
2 Sessions 
4 Hours per Session
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VENUE
MAD School at Clarke Quay
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COST
SGD $1,000
iPad included

Video and Photo

Everyone Can Create

Participants in the Everyone Can Create - Photography and Videography program will develop fundamental skills in photography and videography. With the aid of iPads, they will learn to shoot and edit media. By the program’s end, students will have a portfolio of pictures and videos to showcase their newfound abilities.

During the programme students will learn:

 

Photography

  • Composition

  • Exposure

  • Focus

  • Lighting

  • Editing

 

Videography

  • Composition

  • Shooting styles

  • Audio

  • Lighting

  • Editing

Upcoming Sessions

21 and 22 September (9:30 am - 1:30 pm)
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Video and Photo
Designing on a Tablet

Draw

Everyone Can Create

The Everyone Can Create - Drawing programme provides a wonderful opportunity for individuals to learn the basics of digital drawing. With the use of iPads, participants can bring their creations to life. This is an especially advantageous option for Persons With Disabilities, as technology can assist them in creating artwork that may not be possible with traditional pen and paper.

The workshop will be face-to-face and will cover the following topics, during the the 8 hours of training.

 

  • Pencil sketching

  • Linework

  • Shading

  • Coloring

  • Composition

  • Perspective

  • Use a variety of brushes

  • Use layers

Upcoming Sessions

28 & 29 September (9:30 am - 1:30 pm)
Draw

Music

Everyone Can Create

The Everyone Can Create - Music Programme, aims to empower individuals to discover the art of music creation through the use of iPad. Participants will have the opportunity to learn how to utilise Garageband and explore the plethora of tools available to them for music creation.

During the programme students will learn how to use Garageband and will create:

  • A short Podcast

  • Their own drumbeat

  • An instrumental song

  • Their own remix

 

By the end of the program, students will have the opportunity to create their very own original compositions.

Upcoming Sessions

 
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Smart Tablet

Everyone Can Create

Productivity on iPad

The Productivity on iPad program aims to help participants become more familiar with the variety of features available on their iPads. Throughout the program, participants will learn about Apple Creative Tools and discover ways to customise and utilise various accessibility features on their device.

The programme will conducted face-to-face and will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to iPad OS

  • Introduction and Customisation of Accessibility Features

  • Apple Creative Tools

  • Pages

  • Keynote

  • Numbers

  • Productivity tips on how to use iPad for studies and work

Upcoming Sessions

14 and 15 September  (9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Music
Productivity on iPad

Code

Everyone Can 

Participants in the Everyone Can Code - will develop fundamental skills in coding. With the aid of iPads, they will learn to how to code using Swift Playground. Participants must complete the Get Started in Code activity by the program’s end. 

During the programme, the participants will learn about Commands, Functions, For Loops, Conditional Code, Logical Operators, While Loops, and Algorithms. The programme will also build upon the fundaments of the programme concepts and topics like variables types, initialization, parameters, and arrays. 

Upcoming Sessions

 
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Code
Smart Watch

Health and Wellness with iPhone and Apple Watch

The workshop is intended to help the participants harness the powerful features of Apple Watch and iPhone , utilise their Apple Watch and iOS more efficiently, and manage their health and wellness.

 

Participants will learn about using camera tools and clips to do simple mobile photography on the iPhone.

They will also learn about various features and tools on the iPhone that work hand-in-hand with Apple Watch. 

Participants will learn about the different features of the iPhone and Apple Watch and how to use these features to achieve various well-being goals.

 

The knowledge gained from this workshop will help motivate the participants to participate actively in this health and total wellness initiative to develop a healthier life for themselves. 

* For this programme iPhone SE or Apple Watch SE can be selected.

Upcoming Sessions

 
Heath and Wellness

With the generous backing of the Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enable Fund, participants can benefit from the CDC $1,000 voucher. This voucher can be utilized in two ways: covering the cost of one program and obtaining an iPad*, or if you already possess an iPad, it can be used to attend two programs. This incredible opportunity ensures accessibility and flexibility, enabling individuals to engage in the program and explore their creative potential fully.

*iPad  (9 Gen 64GB)

Frequently Asked Questions What is the Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund? The Temasek Trust-CDC Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund is a community fund of S$4 million established to support individuals with disabilities in acquiring relevant vocational and independent living skills, enabling them to emerge stronger from the pandemic. The application period ends on December 31, 2023. Who can benefit? Singaporeans or Singapore Permanent Residents (PR) aged 16 years old* and above with at least one of the following permanent disabilities: 1.Autism 2.Intellectual disabilities 3.Physical disabilities 4.Sensory disabilities – deaf or hard of hearing 5.Sensory disabilities – blind or low vision 2. If I have already used part of my Temasek Trust CDC-Lifelong Learning Enabling Fund, can I still attend the programs? Yes, you can still attend the programs, but you will need to top up the remaining balance difference and make a cash payment. 3. What if I already own an iPad? If you already have an iPad, you can attend two of the workshops since each workshop is priced at $500. 4. If I am unavailable on the current dates, will there be more dates available in the future? Yes, we will be organizing more sessions in the future. To stay updated, please email info@makethechange.sg and we will add you to our mailing list to receive updates.

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