24. november 2020 - 9:00 tot 16:00
International Leadership Academy, Den Haag
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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


 


 


 


What’s Involved?


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


Next steps



 


 


 


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


Next steps



 


 


 


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


Segmenting skills


Word building skills


Spelling rules


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


Next steps



 


 


 


Module 5 Practical Solutions + Writing (online e-learning)


 



What skills do we use when we write?


What problems might affect the dyslexic writer?


Improving handwriting


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


Next steps



 


 


 


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


Promote research



 


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.