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Those with a knack for teaching can peruse online modules covering learning difficulties, educational outcomes and ethical considerations

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Excellent tool, interesting too.
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3 days ago
Very helpful and looking forward to finishing course
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May 7, 2020
Very easy to follow and great price!
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April 29, 2020
Informative, easy to use. My only criticism would be that I found the camera angle changes on the videos distracting purely a personal thing but I found myself waiting for the angle change, as it was very predictable, instead of really concentrating on the information.
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April 29, 2020
Lots of courses to choose from
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April 29, 2020
So easy to use and lots of knowledge to acquire
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April 28, 2020
I extremely helpful customer service team with rapid response. Easy layout to complete courses. Highly recommend. Kym
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What You'll Get

Choose from Six Options

  • £19 for a Level 2 teaching assistant online course (81% off)
  • £29 for a Level 2, 3 and 4 SEND online course (71% off)
  • £19 for an autism awareness online course (81% off)
  • £19 for an ADHD awareness online course (81% off)
  • £19 for a dyslexia awareness online course (81% off)

All Courses: £49 for a teaching online course bundle (51% off)

  • Customers can choose any one syllabus, or peruse all of them by signing up for the bundle

The syllabus of the Level 2, 3 and 4 SEND online course includes:

  • Introduction to special education needs
  • The history and evolution of SEN
  • Constructivist theories of learning
  • SEN code of practice
  • The different types of needs
  • Identification, assessment and support of SEN pupils
  • Behaviours: reasons and restorative practices
  • Understanding sensory impairments and physical disabilities
  • Understanding and addressing difficulties in cognition and learning
  • Speech, language, and common communication issues
  • Learning difficulties: autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD
  • Psychological perspectives on behaviour
  • Understanding and managing anger
  • Teaching approaches and strategies
  • Educational outcomes

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The syllabus of the Level 2 teaching assistant online course includes:

  • Defining and explaining the role of a teaching assistant
  • Understanding schools as organisations
  • Supporting the teacher and the school
  • Applying learning activities to support the teaching of the curriculum
  • Learning literacy skills with teaching assistant support
  • Learning numeracy skills with teaching assistant support
  • Supporting the use of information and communication technology
  • Supporting play and learning
  • Supporting pupils with disabilities and special education needs
  • Supporting gifted and talented pupils
  • Working with children whose first language isn’t English
  • Managing behaviour, providing pastoral support and engaging in personal development
  • Engaging parents in their children’s learning
  • Planning and delivering learning activities under the direction of the teacher
  • Leading extracurricular activities
  • Working effectively as a team and promoting good working relationships
  • Confidentiality, equal opportunities, safeguarding, promoting equality and diversity with students
  • Health, safety and first aid

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The syllabus of the autism awareness online course includes:

  • Introduction to autism
  • Learning disabilities associated with autism
  • The causes and diagnoses of autism
  • Language and communication skills
  • Understanding and dealing with autistic behaviour
  • Addressing common myths connected with autism
  • Recognised approaches to autism
  • Best practices when dealing with autistic individuals
  • Organisational considerations
  • Ethical considerations and legal obligations
  • Encouraging autism awareness

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The syllabus of the ADHD awareness online course includes:

  • Introduction to ADHD
  • The family picture of ADHD
  • The diagnosis of ADHD and its first treatments
  • The picture of ADHD and how it affects the child
  • Moving into adolescence with ADHD
  • Moving into adulthood with ADHD
  • Recognised approaches to ADHD
  • Treatment with the holistic approach
  • Patterns of behaviour of which parents should be aware
  • How parents can cope with a child that has ADHD
  • Everyday issues to be overcome by everybody involved
  • The future for an individual with ADHD
  • Common misconceptions regarding ADHD
  • Success stories
  • Key points to consider regarding ADHD

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The syllabus of the dyslexia awareness online course includes:

  • What is dyslexia?
  • The causes and diagnosis of dyslexia
  • Types of dyslexia
  • Dyslexia and phonics
  • Dyslexia, writing and spelling
  • Dyslexia, speaking and listening
  • Dyslexia and mathematics
  • Dyslexia and science
  • Dyslexia and creativity
  • Dyslexia for English as a second language learners
  • Living and working with dyslexia as an adult
  • Conditions that co-occur with dyslexia
  • Treatments and support for dyslexia
  • Dyslexia and the law

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Validity: Must redeem by 28 Feb 2021. Course content available for a lifetime from registration date. 
Purchase: Limit 1 per person. May buy 4 additional as gifts. 
Restrictions:  Register online: No refunds or cancellation once log in details have been provided. Internet connection required. Valid on option purchased only. CPD-accredited certificate included for successful participants.
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About New Skills Academy

Offering over 190 online courses, New Skills Academy allows students to get a verifiable qualification and improve career prospects. The portfolio includes courses ranging from dog grooming and pet sitting to retail banking, event management and cabin crew skills. A team of experienced and knowledgeable tutors are on hand to offer help and support. All courses are available online, and can be accessed using a PC, MacBook, tablet or smartphone.