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This issue of TSP Briefing is a piece by renowned SEND influencer, Brian Lamb OBE. Past experience may cause many educators to throw their hands up in horror at the sentiment, but read to see how – and why – Brian thinks SENCOs can use this framework to their – and most importantly their students’.
Following a great deal of thought and debate we are going to be offering a free-to-access update, available to all qualified access arrangements professionals. This will take the form of a detailed webinar, hosted by our experts, giving you full details on the changes implemented this year and discussing potential challenges, interpretations and scenarios. To register your interest in accessing this free JCQ update please email me at email@example.com
Build your confidence in using psychometric tests with the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET)
We are pleased to inform you that, due to popular demand, we have recently added a new date into our training calendar for 2018. Our highly-regarded 3-day intensive Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) course will be taking place on 27-29 June at Conference Aston in Birmingham. The venue has a 4 star rating on Trip Advisor and boasts excellent leisure facilities for you to take advantage of if you are looking to book our residential option.
Dyslexia Action is holding The Dyslexia Guild Conference on Thursday 28 June at Aston University in Birmingham. If you are a professional in the education sector and you have an interest in Dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (SpLD), we would love for you to join us.
This exclusive interview by Editor-at-Large Edward Farrow, with Matthew Barnes, OFSTED’s special adviser on SEND is on the most challenging of topics – Ofsted inspections.
As you may be aware, the new Wechsler Individual Achievement Test For Teachers is about to be released in the UK. You can pre-order today at the Dyslexia Action Shop, whether you are looking for the boxed test kit, or with an additional bag to make the kit easier to transport around your setting.
Real Training offers delegates a 10% discount for the assessment tests required for Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET) and Certificate in Psychometric Testing Assessment and Access Arrangements (CPT3A) through its sister company, Dyslexia Action Shop.
16/20 places/licences available to attend the course on the AWARD WINNING POSITIVE LOOKING resource. This programme is making a real difference to the way children are using their visual skills. Many special schools across the UK are using this to support their learners and have developed it as a whole school approach, This creates the most successful outcome. Places are popular and the booking deadline is 23rd July 18. One opportunity to attend the Train the Trainer course this year.
New free resource designed to help SENCOs, specialist teachers of the sensory impaired and staff responsible for examinations in examination centres to identify and get approval for adjustments to access arrangements for candidates with accessibility needs resulting from sensory impairment.
A fun, engaging, holistic early year’s programme of exciting, extendable activities based on everyday learning opportunities, aimed at children age 2.5 years + Designed for quick, achievable delivery inclusive of children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEN-D), with particular focus on children with vision impairment (VI) Uses lively interactive teaching methods and maximum use of different learning styles