Transforming Lives, Serving Society.
The S R Nathan School of Human Development (NSHD) is a multidisciplinary school dedicated to the applied study of inherent human potential across a broad spectrum of social disciplines. The School’s teaching and research encompass the range of factors influencing the abilities of the individual, the family and the community. With programmes from Early Childhood Education to Gerontology, our interests cover humanity’s socio-cultural growth throughout a lifespan. Our work has the advancement of service at its heart, and this is especially manifested in such disciplines as Social Work and Counselling. Other programmes, such as Education, Human Resource Management, and Community Leadership recognise the dynamic relationship between the individual and the community as one that is transformative, and always with the extension of well-being as an imperative.
The School’s vision of “Transforming Lives, Serving Society” is a tribute to the legacy of late-President S.R. Nathan. His contribution to Singapore’s Social Service sector, the Labour movement, as well as other nurturing professions, continues to inspire our dedication.
Designed to equip graduates with strong foundations in the theories and techniques of professional counselling.
The early childhood education (ECE) scene in Singapore has rapidly evolved over the last decade.
Offers a holistic training for a rewarding career in the eldercare and silver sector.
Social work is a challenging but fulfilling profession and this programme prepares you to meet that challenge.
Professor, Master and PhD of Gerontology Programmes
Head, Social Work Programme
The day commenced with picture bingo session that featured photographs from pre-modern Singapore, brought back fond memories of the residents.
Student volunteers engaged the kiddos with handicrafts and sing-along session at AWWA Kindle Garden.
Taking the extra step to present hand-made gifts and perform for the elderly persons with dementia.
This upcoming longitudinal study will examine the opportunities and challenges in the growing mature workforce in Singapore.
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