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National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination (NASENCo) (Chester) PGCert

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Wheeler

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    OCT-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Are you working as a SENCo/ALNCo in a school, college or Early Years? Then this course is for you.

Course overview

This course fulfils the training requirements of The Special Educational Needs Code of Practice (2015), which envisages that a SENCO will provide leadership and professional guidance to colleagues and will work closely with staff, parents and carers, etc. It challenges SENCOs to promote person-centred, inclusive practice in which the interests and needs of pupils with SEN and/or disabilities are at the heart of everything they do.

Teaching methods

Teaching approaches are designed to engage you as a self-directed learner, and include lectures, group work, discussion, independent research, personal contextualised reflection, tutorials, and use of the University’s Moodle virtual learning environment.

Assessment

Assessment tasks include essays, a small-scale practitioner enquiry, an analytical case study and a professional portfolio with a critical commentary.

Job prospects

Individuals on this course will already be working as SENCos or ALNCos in schools, colleges or Early Years settings.

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University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    60th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

A beautiful, historic and exciting city lies at the heart of the student experience. Chester offers a welcoming community with plenty to keep students busy.
With over 15,000 students from 130 countries, Chester provides a vibrant, diverse and safe location for an ever-growing number of international students.
International students can choose from over 200 courses across all levels, all with an emphasis on how practical learning increases employability prospects.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 90 16

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    126 59%

    46th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73.0 73%

    26th

    12
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    43rd

    24

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