Advanced Certificate Language and Communicaton Impairment in Children

Provider: University of Sheffield
Accreditation opportunities: 60 credit Advanced Certificate awarded by The University of Sheffield. At Level 5 of QCA framework

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Description This is an online programme for learning support and teaching assistants that provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge of speech, language and communication in typically developing children, and in children with a range of special educational needs. The impact of language and communication difficulties on children´s learning is explored, and implications for educational practice considered. Starts September. More information available at:
Duration One year, part-time

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Categories Teaching and Learning, Support Staff, Learning Support, SEND, Online, Teaching Assistants
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

Participants are expected to be able to: outline the process of speech, language & communication development; evaluate key theories of learning; describe the features of speech, language, communication impairments; recognise how language & communication skills impact on learning; develop knowledge of strategies & approaches to support children with SLCN

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The course runs over one calendar year and is delivered online from the University of Sheffield. Tutors are available to support students learning, and 3-4 study days a year are held in Sheffield.

This course does not have any pre-booked dates available. Please contact the provider directly to arrange this training.