Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) Awareness
This one day Introduction to Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND) within education course is intended for people who wish to progress into a job as a SEND teacher or teaching assistant. It is a ’Hands-on’ course which offers a practical exploration of the role and responsibilities of a SEND teacher or teacher assistant.
No previous experience of SEND teaching is required, however your focus should be on an intention to move into a teaching/teaching assistant role in the future.
This introductory course will be ‘hands on’ and will cover aspects such as:
- Dyslexia Awareness
- Autism Awareness
- Mental Health Awareness
- Deaf Awareness
There is no formal assessment for this course. Once you have completed the course you will be given a ‘Certificate of Attendance’.
Further study and career options
On completion of the course you could move on to the University of Bedfordshire Teaching Learners with Additional Needs Level 5 Certificate.