FSC2144 Supporting You in Your Role as Special Education Teacher
Gain the confidence to identify, refer and support children with SEN and learn about the many roles and responsibilities of a SET.
This course aims to assist teachers working in the area of Special Educational needs. It will explore the characteristics of inclusive schools and introduce the new School Inclusion Model and outline its role. Teachers new to the role will understand the role of the Special Education Teacher (SET) model of allocation and explore the journey towards the new model of support in SEN as outlined by the NCSE.
- Target Audience: Teachers new to area of Special Educational Needs who wish to gain a deeper understanding of the role.
- Equipment Required: All our courses are accessible through PC, Laptop, iPad, Tablet and Mobile devices. Internet access required with broadband speeds recommended
- Prerequisites or Requirements: Suitable for all primary school teachers
- Duration: All Flúirse Online Teacher Summer Courses are available from July 1st – August 20th. Each course requires approximately 20 hours of training and engagement
- Course Fee: €69 (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle for €89 or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle for €99)
- EPV Days: This course is worth 3 EPV days (also available as part of a 2 course 4-EPV Day bundle or 3 Course 5-EPV Day bundle)
- Support: Our team are available to support you throughout your training by phone, email, online chat, course forums and social media
- Our Guarantee: No risk guarantee, if your not happy with your course for any reason within 21 days of enrollment we will issue you a full refund
- Questions/ More Information: Call us now on 066 712 9828 or e-mail [email protected]
- Provide a definition of Special Education Needs (SEN) in an Irish context.
- Explore the characteristics of inclusive schools
- Explore the education of pupils with SEN in Ireland at present.
- Introduce the new School Inclusion Model
- Understand the role of the Special Education Teacher (SET) model of allocation
- Understand the role of assessment as an SET.
- Explore a wide variety of assessment tools useful for both SETs and class teachers (CTs) as promoted by government agencies such as NCCA, NEPS and the DE.
- Examine the importance of using assessment data to support teaching and learning of pupils with SEN.
- Outline the role of precision teaching as a form of assessment and the benefits associated with this assessment tool.
- Appreciate the importance of working with parents and their role in supporting children with SEN
- Examine and appreciate the role of the class teacher when supporting children with SEN
- Examine the role of the SNA and appreciate the importance of working with the SNA when supporting children with SEN
- Examine the role of the SENO ∙ Appreciate the role of outside agencies e.g. NEPs, CAMHS, HSE etc.
- Understand how to work with such outside agencies
- Support pupils with SEN in relation to literacy in the following areas: vocabulary, spelling, fluency, comprehension, sight vocabulary, phonics and phonological awareness
- Understand the role of assessment when supporting pupils struggling with literacy with a specific focus on supporting reading and writing skills
- Evaluate the role of station teaching when supporting children with literacy difficulties
- Become familiar with ideas for station teaching in both the Junior and Senior classes that will support pupils with literacy difficulties
- Identify and critically evaluate supports, strategies and interventions for learners with numeracy difficulties
- Appreciate the importance of assessment when supporting children with numeracy difficulties
- Understand the role of assistive technology when supporting children with DCD/dyspraxia
- Appreciate the role of ICT when supporting children with numeracy difficulties
- Identify and critically evaluate supports, strategies and interventions for learners with behavioural difficulties
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