3 Free SEND support courses and quizzes

NDNA, supported by the Department for Education (DfE), has created a selection of free online courses and quizzes for childcare professionals, to develop your knowledge of SEND provision. Why not enhance your skills by doing these fantastic modules?

Be like Andy! Enhance your skills by doing these online courses.

Be like Andy! Enhance your skills by doing these online courses.

What FREE courses are available and what do they cover?

1 – Courageous Conversations

By the end of this course you will:

 

  • Explain what is meant by a ‘Courageous Conversation’
  • Discuss the most effective communication skills to use when holding courageous conversations
  • Predict what it’s like for a parent
  • Outline how to effectively manage a situation where parents are non-accepting of the situation.

 

2Education, Health and Care Plans

By the end of this course you will:

 

  • Learn about legislation linked to education, health and care plans
  • Increase your knowledge and understanding of education, health and care needs assessments and plans
  • Know when and how to request an education and health care needs assessment
  • Increase your confidence levels of being involved in the education, health and care needs assessment and plan process
  • Understanding how to work in partnership with all those involved in a child’s education, health and care plan.

 

 

3 – Working with Parents

By the end of this course you will:

 

  • Explain key points from legislation and research regarding parents involvement and rights in the SEND process
  • Explore how to build positive relationships with parents and how to overcome barriers to engagement
  • Reflect on what it’s like to be a parent in the SEND process
  • Investigate the benefits of two-way information sharing and effective communication skills in working with parents
  • Illustrate how to help build parents confidence in the planning and decision making process.

 

Are you seeking work with SEND children? Axcis can help!

Register with Axcis and become connected to a range of specialist and mainstream schools in your area for work.

Register with Axcis and become connected to a range of specialist and mainstream schools in your area for work.

If you’re not already registered with Axcis, but would like to seek a SEND teaching or support position, why not get in touch or register today and find out how we can assist you? We have offices nationwide and a team of expert consultants who have proven relationships with specialist and mainstream schools in your area.

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