- Course Code: UKMGC16TAD
- Location: Online
- Duration: 40 hours
- Qualification: Teaching Diploma
- Course Access: Lifetime
- Exams Included: Yes
- Compatibility: All major devices / browsers
Includes the Following Courses
Teaching Diploma – 5 Courses in 1 - CPD Approved
Have you dreamed of being a teacher or do you have a passion for working with children? Our teaching diploma course can provide you with a great online education experience with five courses rolled into one for added convenience.
Our online course is compatible with all devices, which enables you to study at any time based on your availability using any device you feel comfortable with, whether it's a computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone.
Introduction to Teaching Diploma
The teaching diploma provides you with 82 information packed modules that takes approximately 40 hours to complete. The course gives you a lifetime access to the modules so you can refer back to the modules as and when you need to. During your studies you enjoy online support at all times.
This diploma is CPD approved to give you complete peace of mind.
What you will learn
This course comprises of five separate courses which provide you with the knowledge and skill you need as a teacher in the modern UK school. The modules will teach you the following:
SEN Diploma - CPD Approved
- Introduction to Special Educational Needs.
- The history of SEN. In this module learn the definition of special educational needs.
- Understand constructivism in the classroom and know your role as a teacher.
- Know the SEN Code of Practice. Get to understand it, know the key points and how to implement it into your classroom.
- Get an understanding on SENCO.
- Learn the different types of needs. Get a good understanding on how to manage severe learning disabilities in your classroom along with identifying different physical disabilities.
- Learn how to manage your time effectively, understand the consequences of bad behaviours and recommended methods for teaching social skills.
- Understand physical difficulties, sensory difficulties, cognitive impairments and so much more.
- Learn essential tips on dealing with children with autism and how to interact with them and help them learn in your classroom.
- Know why it’s so important that you have SEN knowledge.
- Understand how to identify special learning difficulties.
- Understand how to manage anger.
- Gain valuable teaching approaches and strategies which you can incorporate into your classroom.
- Know the educational outcomes and your responsibilities.
Teaching Assistant Diploma - CPD Approved
- Learn how to train as a teaching assistant in the United Kingdom.
- Get a good understanding of schools as organisations.
- Learn how to support the development of students.
- Identify the best ways to support the school and the teacher.
- Tips to apply learning activities. Understand what activities will help with critical and creative thinking.
- Understand the best ways to teach numeracy skills.
- Learn about information and communication technology in the classroom.
- Understand the importance of play and learning.
- Learn how to support students with special educational needs.
- Identify how to determine students that are gifted and talented and how to work on this to help them be the best they can be, embracing their gifts.
- Determine how to work with children who do not speak English as their first language.
- Tips on how to engage in personal development and manage behaviour at all times.
- Learn how to get parents involved in their child’s learning.
- Know how to lead in extracurricular activities.
Autism Awareness Diploma - CPD Approved
- Introduction to Autism
- Learn what conditions are related to autism
- Gain an understanding of the autism spectrum
- What challenges young people with autism have to deal with
- Learn about the main causes of autism and how it is diagnosed
- ow people on the spectrum communicate
- Understand autistic behaviour patterns and setting limits
- Learn about the myths and theories connected with autism
- The different approaches used to treat and assist people with autism
- The importance of encouraging autistic children to socialise
- Best practices when dealing with autistic individuals, whether at home, school or in the community
- Organisational systems to help an autistic individual
- Important ethical and legal considerations that must be made when working with people with autism
- How to increase awareness about autism spectrum disorders
ADHD Diploma - CPD Approved
- Introduction to ADHD
- How a child with ADHD acts within a family and how parents can deal with the condition
- The symptoms to look out for and how to get a diagnosis
- Gain an understanding of how ADHD affects a child
- How ADHD affects a child in their adolescent years and how they can move forward into adulthood
- The latest research on adults with ADHD and how to get treatment
- Medication used to treat ADHD and the alternative therapies available
- How parents can seek help for their child
- The challenges faced by someone with ADHD and those around them
- Common misconceptions regarding ADHD
- The future for someone with ADHD
- Examples of success stories of those with ADHD
- How to help someone with ADHD
- Advice on where to get further help
Dyslexia Diploma - CPD Approved
- Gain an understanding into what dyslexia is
- The symptoms and causes of dyslexia
- How dyslexia is diagnosed
- Learn about the different types of dyslexia
- Understand how dyslexia affects the learning of phonics
- Why individuals struggle with writing and spelling
- Learn techniques for improving speaking skills
- What difficulties are associated with dyscalculia
- How dyslexic students can learn science subjects
- Learn about the Multi-Sensory Structured Language method of teaching
- Learn how to cope with dyslexia in the workplace
- Understand how other conditions are often seen with dyslexia
- Find out about the treatments used to help with dyslexia
- Why and when dyslexia can be classed as a disability under the law
There are numerous benefits to taking this Teaching Diploma course. The advantages are as follows:
- Fast track your career.
- Boost your knowledge and skill.
- Study at your own pace. You can complete the course full time or part time depending on your schedule.
- Enjoy online support throughout your studies.
- Get five courses combined into one at an affordable price.
- Take advantage of the lifetime access to the modules for future reference.
- Study modules online and with any device linked to the internet.
- CPD Approved.
- Industry recognised certification on successful completion.
- Download and print your certificate immediately on completion.
- Gain valuable insight and knowledge you can start using in the workplace without delay.
- To understand Special Educational Needs
- To understand who may have Special Educational Needs
- To understand the most common learning disabilities that you may face in the workplace
- To know and understand the characteristics required to work in this field
- To learn and understand the legal definition of special education needs
- To learn and understand the legal definition of disability
- To learn how SEN education has evolved since the 19th century
- To learn about the importance of the inclusion-exclusion debate
- To understand the theory of constructivism and how it can be applied in the classroom
- To know the role of the teacher and the role of the student within a constructivist classroom
- To understand the theory of social constructivism and know how it can be applied within a classroom
- To be able to compare and contrast constructivism with social constructivism
- To understand who the SENCO is and what their role entails in a school setting
- To know what SEN Support is
- To be able to identify the steps required in making a plan to meet the pupil's educational needs
- To know the definitions of leadership and inclusion, and be able to apply each of these qualities in a school setting
- To be able to define autism, and know the ways that you can accommodate its needs
- To understand what a severe learning difficulty is, and how its needs can be accommodates
- To know how a specific learning difficulty differs from a severe learning difficulty, and understand how it can be accommodated in the classroom
- To be able to identify the different types of physical difficulty, and how each can be accommodated in the classroom and school environment
- How to manage your time at work efficiently
- To have the ability to identify the different factors that can affect a student's emotional behaviours
- To understand the consequences of bad behaviour and be able to identify their underlying elements
- To know the recommended methods for teaching social skills, and how they can be applied in the classroom
- To be able to identify the things that cognition is responsible for in our daily lives
- To understand the concept of cognitive development and have a basic understanding of the stages introduced in this module
- To be able to apply your knowledge of cognition to the special education needs environment, and associate the relationship between the two
- To know the different types of cognitive disabilities, and how you can accommodate them in the classroom
- To learn what speech, language, and communication are
- To learn about different needs and difficulties in speech, language and communication
- To learn how to support the needs of pupils with difficulties in communication
- To learn how to foster clear communication in the classroom as a whole
- To be able to define autism for what it is and how it is experienced by individuals who have it
- To know the difficulties that can be experienced by autistic people, as well as the common characteristics that are exhibited
- To understand the diagnosis process for autism
- To understand what the main causes for behaviours in autistic individuals are, as well as the best ways to deal with difficult behaviour
- To understand what dyspraxia is and know the areas of life that it can affect for an individual
- To know how dyspraxia is diagnosed
- To be able to identify the signs and symptoms of the condition
- To understand how the condition affects an individual's brain
- To be able to define what a specific learning difficulty is
- To compare and contrast dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia, and be able to understand what each of the disorders implies
- To understand the limitations of dyspraxia and the different diagnoses
- To know the characteristics of Asperger's syndrome, how it differentiates from autism, and the difficulties experienced from this disorder
- To learn what the psychological perspectives on behaviour are
- To learn the differences and similarities between the perspectives
- To understand how to apply the perspectives in the classroom
- To understand how different intervention methods apply to specific perspectives
- To be able to define anger, and understand its causes and ways of expression
- To know how anger can be a prominent characteristic in special education needs settings, and the approach you should have towards it
- To understand the different methods of anger management, and know the appropriate situations to use each given method
- To learn approaches and strategies for communication and interaction
- To learn approaches and strategies for cognition and learning
- To learn approaches and strategies for behaviour, emotional and social difficulties
- To learn approaches and strategies for physical and sensory disabilities
- To understand the definition of an educational outcome and what it means in terms of a student's learning capacity
- To know how to assess a limitation and evaluate an educational environment in order to predict the educational outcome of a student
- To be able to relate the dimensions of wellbeing to educational outcomes, and understand how these dimensions can affect such outcomes both positively and negatively
- To know the different ways to target these dimensions in order to facilitate an improvement upon them
- To learn how to train as a teaching assistant in the UK
- To understand the different roles a teaching assistant may take on
- To learn about the different ways a teaching assistant can support a classroom
- To learn about how the position of teaching assistant is evolving
- To learn about the most recent research done in education in the UK
- To learn about best practices when working in the classroom
- To learn about best practices when preparing for class
- To learn about best practices when facilitating interventions
- To understand how learning activities can support the curriculum
- To understand which learning activities might support critical thinking skills
- To understand which learning activities might support creative thinking skills
- To understand how to use learning activities to encourage the development of social skills
- To learn about common law care, statutory care and school policies
- To learn how obligations towards pupil wellbeing have evolved
- To learn about the different laws that govern child welfare in the UK
- To learn about the school's role in ensuring child welfare in the UK
- To understand the importance of literacy in the National Curriculum
- To have a fuller understanding of what literacy is
- To learn the different roles that teaching assistants play in supporting literacy
- To learn about different methods of supporting literacy
- To understand what numeracy is
- To understand the importance of numeracy in daily life
- To learn about ways that teaching assistants support numeracy in the classroom
- To learn about different methods for supporting the mathematics curriculum
- To understand the importance of information and communication technology in the classroom
- To understand what constitutes information and communication technology
- To understand the importance of perpetual training in classroom technology
- To learn about health and safety procedures for classroom technology
- To learn about different types of disabilities
- To learn about how some types of disabilities and needs overlap
- To understand the importance of learning about an individual pupil's disability or needs
- To learn how to support different disabilities and needs in the classroom
- To learn about who gifted and talented pupils are
- To learn the teaching assistant's role in identifying gifted and talented pupils
- To learn the teaching assistant's role in supporting gifted and talented pupils
- To learn about designing learning tasks for gifted and talented pupils
- To understand the benefits and advantages a bilingual student may have
- To learn how the primary language can help students learn English
- To learn how to effectively teach a student who has English as an additional language
- To learn how to set up an effective learning environment for these students
- To learn about bad behaviour and where it comes from
- To learn how to proactively deal with bad behaviour
- To learn how you might provide pastoral support to your pupils
- To learn about ways that you can encourage personal development in pupils
- To understand what research says about engaged parents and students
- To understand the common barriers of parent engagement
- To learn how students, parents and teachers feel about parent involvement
- To learn how to get past common barriers of parent engagement
- To understand what learning activities are
- To learn about different types of learning activities
- To learn what criteria makes a great learning activity
- To learn the role of the teaching assistant in planning learning activities
- To understand why extracurricular activities are important
- To learn about different types of extracurricular activities
- To learn about the role of the teaching assistant in extracurricular activities
- To learn how to interact with pupils outside of the classroom
- To learn about the benefits of effective communication with colleagues
- To learn how to define a good working relationship
- To understand how to begin relationships with support and administrative staff
- To learn how to deal with difficult colleagues through communication
Module 19: Confidentiality, Equal Opportunities, Safeguarding, Promoting Equality & Diversity With Students
- To understand the importance of confidentiality and information sharing
- To learn how to provide equal learning opportunities to all students
- To understand best practices in safeguarding students in school
- To know what legislation has been enacted to protect certain individuals
- An in-depth comparison of autism and Asperger syndrome
- The three separate categories on the autism spectrum
- Problems associated with social skills and learning for young people with autism
- The challenges of communication and learning for young people with autism
- Address several of the most common myths connected with autism spectrum disorders
- Look specifically at the theory that measles, mumps and rubella vaccines can result in children becoming autistic
- Investigate suggestions that dietary needs or deficiencies may cause autism
- Address the old theory that autism is a result of poor parenting
- How to ensure a safe environment at all times
- Creating a safety plan for an autistic individual
- Practical and sensible considerations for home, school, and the community
- Various visual strategies that can be helpful in dealing with those on the spectrum
- The important ethical considerations for working effectively with autistic people
- The National Autistic Society's Code of Practice for Autism related training
- What unethical approaches to dealing with autistic individuals are
- Why strict ethical considerations must be made when working with those on the spectrum
- Learning about World Autism Awareness Day, marking Autism Awareness Month in UK schools, and celebrating Autism Awareness Month
- Learning more about the goals of Autism Awareness UK
- Recognising the international symbol of the puzzle ribbon and its meaning
- Understanding why everyone should have better autism awareness
- To learn how dyslexia can affect all levels of communication;
- To learn how a speech therapist can help dyslexic children with their speaking and listening skills;
- To learn how speaking and listening skills can contribute to reading and writing skills;
- To learn techniques for improving speaking skills;
- To learn about the language learning experience for dyslexic learners;
- To learn how dyslexic learners can take part in ESL and foreign language learning;
- To understand what it means to anticipate language learning abilities;
- To learn about the MSL (Multi-Sensory Structured Language) method of teaching for dyslexic language learning;
- To learn about any therapy and interventions that can help children with dyslexia;
- To understand how speech therapy can help a child with dyslexia;
- To learn about possible medications that can help dyslexia;
- To understand how ADD/ADHD treatments can help dyslexia;
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Was really nice to be able to sit through an online course and fly through it.
This is because my learning styles are predominantly read/write and/or kinaesthetic so being in a classroom listening to teachers is often mind numbing and other students tend to hold me back. This course was great for allowing me to work through at my own pace.
It was also great value for money and although I didn’t need to request for student support, all confirmation emails came through quickly and efficiently so I am overall pleased with the service.
Good job New Skills Academy, looking forward to learning with you more in the future.
Christian Roach – London
How online learning can benefit you..
Who can take the Dyslexia Diploma course?Anyone who has an interest in learning more about this subject matter is encouraged to take the course. There are no entry requirements to take the course.
What is the structure of the course?The course is broken down into 14 individual modules. Each module takes between 20 and 90 minutes on average to study. Although you are free to spend as much or as little time as you feel necessary on each module, simply log in and out of the course at your convenience.
Where / when can I study the course?You can study the course any time you like. Simply log in and out of the web based course as often as you require. The course is compatible with all computers, tablet devices and smart phones so you can even study while on the move!
Is there a test at the end of the course?Once you have completed all 14 modules there is a multiple choice test. The questions will be on a range of topics found within the 14 modules. The test, like the course, is online and can be taken a time and location of your choosing.
What is the pass mark for the final test?The pass mark for the test is 70%.
What happens if I fail the test?If you don’t pass the test first time you will get further opportunities to take the test again after extra study. There are no limits to the number of times you can take the test. All test retakes are included within the price of the course.
When will I receive my certificate?Once you have completed your test you can log in to your account and download/print your certificate any time you need it. If you would prefer us to post you a certificate to a UK address, there will be an admin charge of £10 (certificates sent internationally may cost more).
How can I pay?You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. Our site uses the latest SSL encryption to ensure your safety. All payments are handled securely by PayPal.
How long after payment can I begin the course?You can begin the course immediately after your payment has been received. You will create your login details during the checkout process. We will also send you an email confirming your login details.
How long does it take to complete the Dyslexia Diploma course?We estimate that the course will take about 15 hours to complete in total, plus an additional 30 minutes for the end of course test.
How long is my certificate valid for?Once you have been awarded your certificate it is valid for life. The certificate does not expire or need renewing.
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