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The Learning Institute

The Learning Institute

Inclusive Approaches to Supporting Learners with SEND

Course Code: SCED2003      Level: 5      Start Date: September 2022     


New 30-credit short course developing the knowledge and skills needed to effectively support children and young people with SEND.

Through exploration of relevant theory, legislation and policy, this course will develop your knowledge and understanding of special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

You will explore how SEND might be identified and will develop a range of strategies to support the learning, communication and social inclusion of children and young people with SEND.

You will be supported to undertake analysis of learning environments through reference to good practice principles such as universal design for learning.

This course has been designed with employers to ensure that it provides the knowledge and skills needed in the education, early years and children's services sectors.

How will I learn? 

You will be taught over 12 weeks beginning with a full day in-person launch conference where you can meet the other students on your course on 17th September 2022.

This will be followed by weekly evening live online teaching sessions in the virtual classroom and flexible online learning activities to fit around your work and commitments.

What entry qualifications do I need? 

Your application will be considered on evidence of relevant experience and prior learning. We welcome applications from experienced and mature learners who do not have formal GCSE/A Level qualifications.

Is student finance available for short courses? 

Tuition fee loans are available for this short course as part of the government's preparations for the Lifelong Learning Entitlement. You will be eligible for a loan if you live in England, even if you have had student loans for university courses in the past.

Further information about short course loans is available here.

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