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ECTA is delighted that Associate Professor Tan Teck Koon (Master of Counselling (Advanced) 27th Intake) was appointed an NUS (National University of Singapore) Emeritus Professor in July 2019. The NUS Emeritus Professorship is awarded to professors on retirement in recognition of their sustained contributions to teaching, research and service to NUS.

Prof Tan graduated from the Master of Counselling (Advanced) course accredited and awarded by Swinburne University of Technology, on 4 September 2019. He obtained his Ph.D. in Botany from the University of Singapore in 1980, and apart from teaching and research, served in several leadership positions over the course of his 37 years with NUS, including as Dean of Students (2003 – 2016) and Special Advisor for Student Life in the Office of the Provost (2017). He was also conferred the Public Administration Medal (Bronze) in 2006, and the Public Administration Medal (Silver) in 2014. Please click here to read NUS’s article on Prof Tan’s appointment as NUS Emeritus Professor. ECTA is honoured to have been part of Prof Tan’s exemplary journey of continued development, and extend to him our heartfelt congratulations!

EXECUTIVE COUNSELLING AND TRAINING ACADEMY has satisfied the EduTrust requirements for the award of 4 years EduTrust.

Valid from 30 JULY 2019 to 29 JULY 2023

Reference: C1920036909

ECTA Alumna Receives The University Medal by Swinburne University

ECTA is honoured to share that our alumna, Ms Cheryl Lee (Master of Social Science in Professional Counselling 24th Intake), was recently presented a University Medal (Postgraduate category) at the 2019 Swinburne Graduation Ceremony held in Melbourne, Australia on 26 March 2019. The University Medal is a prestigious award presented to the most outstanding students across all higher education levels at Swinburne University of Technology (SUT). 

Cheryl graduated in March 2018 from Swinburne University-ECTA’s Master of Social Science in Professional Counselling course, and was Valedictorian for her graduating cohort. She has prior higher education qualifications in Economics, Political Science and International Security. 

ECTA is honoured to have been involved in Cheryl’s exceptional journey of learning and development, and wish her all the very best in her endeavours!

GD28 – Written Theory Examination

GD28 Written Theory Examination results has been released on 15 Jan 2019.

Funding Support (Skills Future Credit)

Funding Support for the SSG approved courses for Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma of Counselling, Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision, and Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy will expire on 5th June 2019. The Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision has been approved for SkillsFuture credit use with effect from 8th August 2018.

Renewal of CPE Registration

The Executive Counselling and Training Academy Pte Ltd has had its registration renewed by the Committee of Private Education (CPE) for a period of 4 years. (CPE Registration Number 200209120M; Period 20 June 2018 to 19 June 2022)

Course Approved by CPE

In May 2017, CPE approved the Graduate Certificate in Specialist Forensic Assessment and Risk Management, accredited and awarded by Swinburne University of Technology. This approval adds to the other Swinburne University of Technology courses approved by CPE:

  • Master of Counselling (Advanced)
  • Graduate Diploma of Counselling
  • Graduate Certificate of Counselling
  • Graduate Diploma in Clinical Supervision
  • Graduate Certificate in Clinical Supervision
  • Graduate Certificate in Specialist Forensic Assessment & Risk Management
  • Certificate in Cognitive Behavourial Therapy
  • Certificate in Family Therapy

MOU Signed on 17th Oct 2018

Dr Jessica Leong, CEO / Clinical and Academic Director of the Executive Counselling and Training Academy (right) and Mr Yeong Wui Chiang, CEO of Parkway College of Nursing and Allied Health (left) signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 17th Oct 2018 between their respective organisations. The MOU represents the renewal of a longstanding relationship between the two organisations, and establishes Parkway College of Nursing and Allied Health as an Academic Partner of the Executive Counselling and Training Academy.

Recognition and Rewards for Staff

  • Staff commended for the month of October was:
    • Kartini Omar

  • Staff commended for the month of November were:
    • Wong Siew Kee
    • Irene

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