24. november 2020 - 9:00 tot 16:00
International Leadership Academy, Den Haag
ILA Practical Solutions for Dyslexia Plus in partnership with the British Dyslexia Association (BDA). Accredited Level 3 Qualification. | dinsdag, 24. november 2020
We are delighted to have developed our partnership with the British Dyslexia Association to bring this Level 3 programme to a second cohort in the international school community. The BDA is one of the world’s leading experts in the field of dyslexia and this programme will offer participants the opportunity to delve deeper and explore current research, pedagogy and best practice. The programme offers a blended one-year level 3 course to anyone interested in supporting students with dyslexia. There are four online modules and one face-to-face session during the year. Participants complete an assessed workbook during the course which is submitted as part of the accredited programme assessment.
Who Can Apply? Senior leaders, teachers, teaching and learning assistants working in education at all levels
Module 1 Fundamentals of Dyslexia Awareness (This online e-learning unit needs to be completed prior to the face-face day for module 2)
Dyslexia and the brain
Theory into practice
How is dyslexia identified?
How does it feel to be dyslexic?
Dyslexia and the law
Conclusions and reflections
Module 2 Supporting Dyslexic Learners (face-to-face day: 24th November 2021)
Review: what is dyslexia?
How dyslexia may present at different stages of education
Understanding the spectrum of neurodiversity
Building a learner profile
What does it feel like to be dyslexic?
What can we do to help?
The dyslexia-friendly classroom and school
How to present information to learners
Empowering the learner
Module 3 Practical Solutions + Reading (online e-learning)
What is reading?
Three models of reading
Problems for the dyslexic learner
Understanding and supporting low level reading skills, from phonics to tackling multi-syllabic vocabulary
Reading for meaning
Higher level reading skills: understanding and supporting difficulties
Module 4 Practical Solutions + Spelling (online e-learning)
What skills and knowledge are involved in spelling?
What difficulties are likely to be faced by dyslexic learners?
The role of phonological awareness
The role of articulatory awareness
Phonics and spelling
Word building skills
Common irregulars and strategies for teaching
Syllabification: understanding and supporting problems faced by dyslexic learners
The role of morphology in supporting spelling
Using word derivations to support spelling
Spelling in longer pieces of writing
Module 5 Practical Solutions + Writing (online e-learning)
What skills do we use when we write?
What problems might affect the dyslexic writer?
The role of language skills and knowledge of vocabulary
Ways to generate ideas
Planning a piece of writing
Structuring a piece of writing
Writing as process
Dealing with exams
Face-to-Face Days The programme is delivered over five modules; one of which is face-to-face on: o Tuesday 24th November 2020
Programme Assessment In addition to the above modules, there is an assessed workbook to be completed and submitted. Candidates will be given 12 months to complete to complete their accreditation, including undertaking all training modules and submission of their assessed workbook. Candidates must submit copies of both their completed workbook and registration form in order for their work to be marked and to receive their course accreditation.
Programme Partner This programme is delivered by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) one of the world’s leading campaigners and authorities in the field of dyslexia. Having led in this field for over forty years, the BDA’s mission is to:
Campaign and lobby for long lasting and sustainable change for the benefit of dyslexic people
Provide impartial and objective advice and support to dyslexic people and those with whom they come into contact
Set the standards for and accredit dyslexia knowledge and professional expertise
Deliver innovative solutions which break new ground in the field of dyslexia
Disseminate and share best practice regionally, nationally and internationally
You can find out more at https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/
Programme Fee 795 Euros
Cancellation Cancellation can be made up to six weeks before the first day of delivery by contacting us directly at email . Any participant cancellation after this time is non-refundable.