Port Phillip Specialist School is known as being a truly innovative school that will challenge you to re-think how special education is taught. PPSS has received national and international recognition for a best-practice model for educating children with special needs. Port Phillip Specialist School has a unique three-pronged approach to education. It uses a model, in which a wide-range of educational, paramedical and mental health services operate collaboratively within the school; an integrated model of service delivery, in which teachers, specialists and therapists collaborate to address the specific needs of each student, embedding therapy in all classroom activities; and an arts-based program that uses dance, drama, music and the visual arts to teach functional English, functional Mathematics and daily Living Skills. In achieving a desire to meet the needs of special needs students in Singapore Melbourne Specialist International School (MSIS) is working with Port Phillip Specialist School to deliver an innovative arts-based program that uses dance, drama, music and visual art as a means of engaging students.
Melbourne specialist international school will inspire those who want to re-model how special education can be taught in Singapore and the collaboration with Port Phillip Specialist School will illustrate how effective the entire community can be in making global change happen.