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Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) FdA

UCAS Code: Not applicable

Foundation Degree in Arts - FdA

Entry requirements


There is a minimum requirement that practitioners are either in paid employment or undertaking a voluntary placement for a minimum of 2 days per week. It will underpin practitioners’ experiences in the work place through studying a suite of modules that will enhance and support career progression.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Part-time | 2021

Subject

Special needs teaching

This programme is ideally suited to practitioners working with children with SEND and is offered to those who currently work within the children’s workforce supporting children, 0-25, with special educational needs or disability, who already have a Level 3 qualification.

This programme will provide valuable knowledge of child development, the current legislative framework and explore current SEND reform. Essential elements of working with children will be studied including afeguarding vulnerable children, working in a multi-agency context, along with exploring the challenges of supporting and working with families of children with SEND.

The programme is offered on a part-time basis and you will study Level 4 and Level 5 over a 3 year duration. There is a requirement to attend taught sessions one evening per week, as well as engage with online activities, as part of a blended learning approach. There is progression available in the form of a top up to a full degree qualification BA (Hons) Supporting Children with Special Educational Needs and Disability following successful completion of this foundation degree.

Tuition fees

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England
£3,500
for the whole course
EU
£3,500
for the whole course
Northern Ireland
£3,500
for the whole course
Scotland
£3,500
for the whole course
Wales
£3,500
for the whole course

The Uni


Course location:

University Centre Doncaster

Department:

Health and Social Care

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