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National Award for Special Educational Need Coordination (IDL) PGCert

National Award for Special Educational Need Coordination (IDL) PGCert

Key information
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Qualification type

Postgraduate Certificate

Subject areas

Special Education (General) Integrated Education (General)

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview:

This course is for teachers working in schools, education or care settings who have responsibility for the education of children or young people with special educational needs and disabilities. The independent distance learning delivery means you can study from anywhere in the world. The programme is recognised as meeting the quality standards by NASEN (National Association for Special Educational Needs).

Course structure:

This course is for professionals who have an interest in meeting the needs of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities. The course has been designed to fit around work commitments and is taught in independent learning mode under the guidance and support of the Programme Leader and Module Leaders.

You will be assessed with a portfolio of practice evidence to demonstrate your achievement of the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination learning outcomes. There are a range of assessments including a small scale practitioner enquiry and a critical incident. This course is made up of two 30-credit modules, both of which are at national level 7 (Masters).

Employment:

All maintained mainstream schools, academies and free schools must have a qualified teacher who is designated as the Special Educational Needs Coordinator for the school. As a SENCO, you will provide leadership and professional guidance to your colleagues and the school.

As a SENCO in a mainstream school, you are legally required to gain a National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination within three years of taking the post. This course meets that legal requirement. It delivers the learning outcomes required by the National College of Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) for the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination.

Different course options

Study mode

Distance without attendance

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-19

Modules

National Award Special Educational Needs Coordination (30 Credits)
National Award Special Educational Needs Coordination 0-5 (for EYTS/EYPS) (30 Credits)

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (overall cost)

£1,860

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

To be confirmed

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

Students should have a teaching qualification (from England or Wales). If you have QTS/QTLS you will qualify to be SENCO for all children and young people. If you have EYTS/EYPS you will qualify to be SENCO for children 0-5 years.