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Please select the subject area(s) that you would like to study. This could be based on what interests you, areas you want to find out more about, or topics that support any training or CPD that you are currently undertaking. The planner will help find the appropriate study level for you.
You can select as few or as many of these as you like, depending on how extensive you want your study plan to be. Each area accounts for between three and five modules, comprised of a number of training resources.
The bullet points for each area provide some brief synopses of what they cover:
understanding children's learning and development
the origins of developmental conditions and how they impact on learning
recent insights from neuroscience
understanding how children learn to communicate
techniques for understanding alternative forms of communication
the development and use of tools to assist communication
the importance of building adult-child relationships
ensuring that the child is at the centre of planning
understanding how maintaining good relationships supports positive behaviour
the legislative context for children with special educational needs and disabilities
understanding how practice must fulfil legal and moral responsibility
understanding how to care and support children appropriately
principles and practices of teaching
assessment for learning
modifying the curriculum to meet the needs of children
the perspectives of families with children with special educational needs and disabilities
understanding how to work more effectively with families and professionals
networks of support that surrounds children and young people
innovative approaches to developing reflective practice
the role of engagement in the learning and development process
research skills in support of teacher development