Liverpool John Moores University
About this course
Gain the Department for Education’s recommended professional qualification for SENCOs with School Improvement Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.
- Enrol on this practical, relevant programme, designed by SENCOs for SENCOs
- Meet the learning outcomes for the National Award for SEN Coordination
- Study assignments designed to complement your day-to-day work and enjoy realistic timelines
- Embark on six full day sessions, all in term time
- Benefit from additional twilight sessions arranged to meet the needs of the cohort
- Learn from experienced and highly regarded tutors who are approachable and willing to help
- Network and share ideas and best practice
- Consider literature that impacts on the SENCO role
- Access University resources and benefits
The 12 month programme prepares aspiring and new SENCOs to meet the national learning outcomes that all SENCOs must achieve in their first three years of being in post.
Developed by School Improvement Liverpool’s Inclusive Learning team, alongside colleagues from LJMU, our programme is relevant and accessible.
It carries 60 credits at Level 7 (Masters level).
Designed to meet the individual professional development needs of SENCOs in a variety of settings, the programme develops student confidence and competency through extending and enhancing professional expertise.
Enthusiastic, expert and highly regarded tutors enable you to: develop practitioner enquiry skills and disseminate findings; review personal professional achievements and development needs and provide evidence of your commitment to development.
Study on this programme prepares you to provide leadership and professional guidance to colleagues and work closely with staff, parents and carers. It challenges you 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 you do.
How learning is monitored on your programme
To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.
Learning will be assessed through a single coursework assignment in each of the three modules. Assignments have been designed to meet the academic requirements of the programme and enable each student to demonstrate their growing knowledge and skill base as a SENCO.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
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Liverpool John Moores University, Egerton Court (Headquarters), 2 Rodney Street, Liverpool, Liverpool, L1 2UA, England
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Entry standards/ Max 201133 64%
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