Online Course Listings For Teacher / Learning Assistants

Equality Act 2010 Implications for Education Professional – EQ112

The Equality Act 2010 provides a single legal framework with clear, streamlined law - designed to tackle disadvantage and discrimination more effectively than the plethora of previous disability and discrimination legislation. This short course, provides a summary of the key concepts of the 2010 Equality Act that impact on schools/colleges and:introduces the protected characteristics identified in the Act - specifying those that apply to ...

Inclusion: SEND Framework and the role of the TA – IN409B

This course reflects the changes in SEND provision described in the 2015 SEN Code of Practice 0-25. Course Overview This short section provides a brief overview of the whole course to enable participants to plan their time. Part 1  Legislation and Implementation This section introduces the recent legislation and national initiatives relevant to Inclusion, Disability and Special Educational Needs. Part  2 Identifying additional learning ...

Inclusion: Barriers to Learning for TA/LA’s (England) – IN409A

This course will be invaluable to all teaching assistants when supporting the additional needs of pupils on a daily basis in mainstream classrooms. The curriculum for excellence and its presentation may present barriers to learning for some pupils – e.g. those with EAL - this course provides Teaching Assistants/Achievement Assistants with the opportunity to learn more about developmental disorders such as dyslexia and autism as well as consider...

Inclusion: Intro to SEND for TA/LA’s (England) – IN409

In recent years there has been a great increase in the number of non-teacher staff employed in school classrooms to support the learning of a wide range of children and young people. Although most teaching assistants (TAs) have undertaken a general professional development award to equip them to work in the classroom alongside teachers, some may not have received much formal training in working with children who have some disabilities and/or spe...

Inclusion: Barriers to Learning for CA/LA’s (Scotland) – IN309A

This course will be invaluable to all classroom learning assistants when supporting the additional needs of pupils on a daily basis in mainstream classrooms. The curriculum for excellence and its presentation may present barriers to learning for some pupils – e.g. those with EAL - this course provides classroom/learning assistants with the opportunity to learn more about developmental disorders such as dyslexia and autism as well as considering...

Inclusion: Intro to ASN for CA/LA’s (Scotland) – IN309

The aim of this course is to raise the awareness of classroom/learning assistants of the wide range of factors that may result in pupils experiencing additional support needs in the curriculum for excellence and to help them identify and support these in an inclusive mainstream setting. The course offers some practical activities that will help classroom/learning assistants to develop confidence in their identification and support of individual p...

Hidden Dyslexia for CA/LA (England) HD311

This course is designed to raise classroom/learning assistants’ awareness of how dyslexia can be masked in the classroom environment and the help them explore the likely impact of unrecognised dyslexia on pupils’ learning and behaviour.Note: Classroom/Learning Assistants are known by different job titles in different parts of the country – in the course materials you may find reference to Teaching Assistants (TA), Classroom Assistants ...

Hidden Dyslexia for CA/LA (Scotland) HD211

This course is designed to raise classroom/learning assistants’ awareness of how dyslexia can be masked in the classroom environment and the help them explore the likely impact of unrecognised dyslexia on pupils’ learning and behaviour.Note: Classroom/Learning Assistants are known by different job titles in different parts of the country – in the course materials you may find reference to Teaching Assistants (TA), Classroom Assistants (...