Learning Support Co-ordinators (LSC) & SENCO

Online Development Programme

Setting up for Success

2 part online course specifically designed to support & mentor those in the role:

Part 1:  Policy, Practice and Setting up for Success

 

  • Draft policy and practice to lead school wide focus on raising achievement
  • Refine the role to address priorities and responsibilities
  • Lead a school self-audit analysing the current position and determine goals
  • Draft a time line and implementation plan to suit individual school needs
  • Screening assessments – Identifying at risk student groups/students undiagnosed
  • Analysis of screening data
  • Planning for success – reporting to management/board – policy sign off
  • Selecting programmes for implementation
  • Programme preparation, targeting students and tutors

Part 2:  Programmes Resources and Specialist Teaching

 

  • Programmes for at risk students: Tutor reading, Tutor Writing, Oral Language, Spelling and Numeracy
  • Understanding underpinning cognitive weaknesses
  • Differentiated teaching and supporting classroom teachers to accommodate learning differences  
  • Understanding at risk learner needs and teaching strategies
  • Individual and small group teaching
  • Monitoring, reporting and evaluation

The course will support LSC and SENCO to review and develop their role. It is suitable for those experienced in this area, those new to the role or those aspiring to the role. LSC and SENCOs can set the pace of the course to suit their school situation.  3-5 hours a week alongside their existing role can be expected. Programme content is delivered through an online platform, tasks and practical activities and a face to face workshop. Each participant will be designing and implementing an individual school programme to meet the needs determined by the school.

Included in the package:

Access to the online programme for one year following registration

Mentoring and email support

Attendance at a face to face seminar run closest to your region

The cost of the programme for individuals wishing to register for the 2019 programme is $1050 plus GST  

Discounted to $850 for participants who have already completed a one-day seminar with us.

 

SENCO Online Course Registration

Questions?

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