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National Award in SEN

National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination

We are pleased to announce that we are now inviting colleagues to enroll for the next course which begins in September 2017.

You are advised to apply as soon as possible in order to secure you place - please complete the SEN Enrollment Form and return to yvonne.sutton@si.liverpool.gov.uk 

2017 September Cohort 

Day 1 03/10/17 9.00 - 16.00 
Day 2 14/11/17 9.00 - 16.00 
Day 3 30/01/18 9.00 - 16.00 
Day 4 13/03/18 9.00 - 16.00
Day 5 24/04/18 9.00 - 16.00 
Day 6 12/06/18 9.00 - 16.00 

Since 2009 it has been a statutory requirement that any newly appointed SENCO must achieve a National Award in Special Educational Needs Co-ordination within three years of appointment.

Award Overview

School Improvement Liverpool in collaboration with Liverpool John Moores University are now offering a National Award in Special Educational Needs Coordination, PG Cert SENCO.

The course has been designed to ensure that, in achieving the learning outcomes, SENCOs will have engaged in a practical and relevant programme where the assessment activities are in keeping with their role.

On successful completion of the award you will achieve 60 credits (Level 7) at postgraduate level – In line with the DfE requirements.

The course will be delivered over 6 full days with additional twilight opportunities. The taught sessions will take place during the working week and in order to complete the award attendance at all sessions will be essential. 

Twilight sessions will offer the opportunities to engage with LJMU tutors who will provide you with the appropriate academic support to enable you to plan and complete your assessment activities. They will also be available at additional times to give on-going support.

Being enrolled as a LJMU student will also provide the benefits of support such as access to the online library and Blackboard (a Virtual Learning Environment that can be accessed on and off campus).
The cost of the course will be confirmed 
All costs are subject to VAT
In order to reserve your place, please complete and return the SEN Award enrollment form and e-mail to ednet@si.liverpool.gov.uk 
Page last updated on 2017-06-14 12:40:04
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