Why choose this course?: 

This self-access course with an option to have your portfolio assessed is aimed at teachers of English as a subject or teachers teaching through the medium of English working in mainstream learning contexts. It is suitable for both primary and secondary teachers and not just for SEN (Special Educational Needs) specialists.

Start dates: 
Open for enrolment
33-41 hours for full course; 3 hours per individual unit for self study
Professional Practices: 
Using inclusive practices, Planning lessons and courses
Who it's for: 

Teachers who have at least two years of full-time teaching and experienced teachers who may not have been sufficiently trained in SEN.

If you want an awareness of a range of SEN needs, strategies and solutions which can benefit learners with SEN, promote inclusion and provide good practice for all learners then this is the course for you.


Introduction unit - free of charge
£12 per individual unit or
£100 - all 11 units

Each unit can be completed independently of any other unit. To find out more about an individual unit or to enrol please click on the required unit below. The topics covered are:

  • introduction
  • dyslexia
  • ADHD
  • visual/hearing/physical impairment
  • social, emotional, behavioural difficulties
  • autism spectrum disorder
  • gifted and talented
  • multicultural impact on learning difficulties
  • dyspraxia
  • speech and language difficulties
  • inclusive assessment.


Find out more by downloading the course outline below.