Discover How Dyslexic Learners Achieve Success(DHDLAS)

Provider: Dragonfly Teaching
£78.00 (no VAT on this item)


Provider Rating (from 4 reviews)
Description A training course for teachers, new SENCos, teaching assistants, NQTs and GTP students (venues throughout Cornwall and in Plymouth). Ideally suited to those working with KS2 and KS3 learners. Each workshop explores: - Emotive and cognitive barriers to learning - Teaching and learning strategies supporting literacy development and independence - Varied, engaging, practical resources - Guided study activities
Duration 9 hours (three workshops)

Dragonfly Teaching's website
Categories Primary, Secondary, Teaching and Learning, 14-19, KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, English / Literacy, Learning Support, Pupil Support, Main-scale (core) teacher, Newly Qualified Teacher, Pupil mentor, Supply / Peripatetic teacher, Trainnee (pre-QTS) teacher, Assessment, Behaviour for Learning, Diversity, Gifted and Talented, Inclusion, Personalised Learning, SEND, Subject Knowledge, Classroom Management, Out of school, Meta-cognition and Self-regulation, One-to-one, Small Group Tuition
Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students

On course completion it is expected that students will be able to:

  • Identify the impact of dyslexia on both learners and learning

  • Adapt and apply key SpLD teaching skills and resources explored on the course

  • Utilise and extend a personal portfolio of materials to support your teaching development and skills

Evidence underpinning this approach

Students report their understanding of teaching and learning needs associated with the spectrum of specific difficulties associated with literacy confidence and development, has increased by over 150% as a result of attending this course.

How users/participants can evaluate success

Course feedback comments are available on the Dragonfly Teaching website.

Follow-up activities and support

Participants are provided with guided study activities which offer opportunities to put workshop topics into practice. Feedback promotes collegial discussions and support, and enables those without access to relevant practice to share the discoverys made by others.

Due to popular demand, a maths and dyslexia follow-on workshop is available to those who have previously attended this 9 hour dyslexia training course.


This course is delivered through afternoon workshops by a qualified and experienced tutor providing face-to-face interaction within a collegial group.

A wide variety of activities and strategies are used toboth explore the nature and impact of dyslexia, and support the needs of classroom practitioners.

"This is a practical course with lots of great ideas, presented in a friendly relaxed manner. I can now understand why some pupils struggle and how I can help them." TA

"Before the course I was unsure of how to adapt my teaching to suit individual needs. Now I have several techniques I can use to forward their learning successfully. Thank you!" TA

"Very Engaging. Useful facts. Well presented and explained." GTP student

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