SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordination Course

SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordination Course

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Overview

Expand your knowledge of and skills in Special Educational Needs Coordination in our SENCO training course. After completing this course you’ll acquire a deeper knowledge and skills in relation to the role of the SENCO.

Working with special needs children as a Teaching Assistant can be quite challenging. Therefore, this SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordination Course is designed to educate you about promoting the learning and personal development of children and young people, who are vulnerable to underachievement through group work and working with parents. Moreover, you’ll understand how to provide support to children and younger people with learning, behavioural or physical difficulties.

Whether you want to work in a Special Educational Needs (SEN) school, or in a mainstream classroom, this SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordination Course will be ideal to obtain minimum eligibility to work one to one with an individual pupil, or with a group of children in a large classroom situation.

Highlights of the SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordination Course:

  • Gain a detailed introduction to SENCO training.
  • Develop a holistic understanding of the statutory and regulatory context for SEN.
  • Learn the principles and practice of leadership in different contexts.
  • Discover what special education needs are and how they affect an individual’s learning.
  • Know the key skills and knowledge required to support the children with special educational needs.
  • Learn useful strategies for improving the performance of the pupils with SEN.
  • Understand the role of a Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO).
  • Obtain all the knowledge needed to work in the SEN sector in the UK.
  • Develop a broad understanding of the provision of SEN or additional learning provisions in inclusive schools.

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Online study materials
  • Mock exams
  • Multiple-choice assessment

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

The SENCO – Special Educational Needs Coordination Course is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Course Curriculum

SENCO - Special Educational Needs Coordination Course
Module 1: Introduction to SEN Co-ordination 00:15:00
Module 2: The SENCO Role in Policy and Practice 00:11:00
Module 3: Roles and Responsibilities within whole School SEN Co-ordination 00:14:00
Module 4: Supporting Teaching and Learning 00:27:00
Module 5: The SENCO and the Senior Leadership Team 00:16:00
Module 6: Supporting Colleagues and working with Professionals and Organisations beyond the School 00:27:00
Module 7: Developing Relationship with Pupils and Parents 00:21:00
Module 8: SENCO’s Role in Leading and Managing SEND Administration 00:19:00
Module 9: Challenges and Opportunities 00:18:00
Module 10: Developing Inclusive Practice and the Future SENCO Role 00:15:00
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