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Certificate in Education (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs)

Course Duration:  On Request

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The course is ideal for all those aiming to work as Learning Support Educators. It provides the necessary skills that a professional LSE needs. The coursework includes the following topics: children's development, different pedagogical strategies, and comprehensive educational strategies, to name but a few. 


Overall Competences


During this course, our students will:

  1. Be able to assess issues related to child development and education, with particular emphasis on children with different needs.

  2. Become more knowledgeable in best practices relating to educating these children.

  3. Be able to assess a child's literacy and numeracy level according to the criteria outlined in the National Curriculum (NMC).

  4. Learn how to implement concepts such as inclusion, valuing diversity and equality.

  5. Learn how to use AAC devices to teach children with special needs.


Modules


Introduction to Child Development (0-11 years)

Psychology of Learning I

The Development of Professional Learning Support Educators I

Equal Opportunities, Inclusion and Diversity in the Classroom

Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy

Understanding Provision Maps & IEPs

Understanding Diverse Needs

Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom I

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Course Description: The course is ideal for all those aiming to work as Learning Support Educators. It provides the necessary skills that a professional LSE needs. The coursework includes the following topics: children's development, different pedagogical strategies, and comprehensive educational strategies, to name but a few.
Overall Competences: During this course, our students will: Be able to assess issues related to child development and education, with particular emphasis on children with different needs. Become more knowledgeable in best practices relating to educating these children. Be able to assess a child's literacy and numeracy level according to the criteria outlined in the National Curriculum (NMC). Learn how to implement concepts such as inclusion, valuing diversity and equality. Learn how to use AAC devices to teach children with special needs.
ECTS: 30 Duration: During this course, our students will: Be able to assess issues related to child development and education, with particular emphasis on children with different needs. Become more knowledgeable in best practices relating to educating these children. Be able to assess a child's literacy and numeracy level according to the criteria outlined in the National Curriculum (NMC). Learn how to implement concepts such as inclusion, valuing diversity and equality. Learn how to use AAC devices to teach children with special needs.
MQF Level: 5 Price: €900 (Maltese Citizens and Residents only) Hrs/week: More info will be provided on the timetable
Awarding Body: Malta Leadership Institute Accredited Country: Malta Accreditation Body: NCFHE
Entry Requirements: Entry requirements for Undergraduate Certificate in Education (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs) (Level 5) 1. Matsec level in English, Maltese, Maths and a fourth (4th) subject or equivalent (such as ECDL) or a proficiency test equivalent to Matsec in the three subject areas (MQF Level 3) – (all minimum Grade 5) 2. Advanced Matriculation Level (minimum grade E) (MQF level 4) or equivalent including VET qualifications 3. Presently working as a Supply for the duration of the course or has worked or intends to work as an Supply/LSE in the near future (for placement purposes, the latter learner would need to find a voluntary placement) 4. Exception: For non-native English speakers, they will be exempted from Maltese, however they need to present another subject at the same level. Moreover, if they do not have an ‘O’ Level in English, they would need to present an English certificate in TEFL or IELTS. 5. Award in Education (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs) (ka 10 weeks)
Lecturers: Jesmond Friggieri (& other lecturers)
Blended: Assignments & Blended
Module: Introduction to Child Development (0-11 years) Psychology of Learning I The Development of Professional Learning Support Educators I Equal Opportunities, Inclusion and Diversity in the Classroom Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Understanding Provision Maps & IEPs Understanding Diverse Needs Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom I Description: The course is ideal for all those aiming to work as Learning Support Educators. It provides the necessary skills that a professional LSE needs. The coursework includes the following topics: children's development, different pedagogical strategies, and comprehensive educational strategies, to name but a few. Type of Assessment: Assignments & Blended Length: 22 weeks + 16 weeks for certification
Progression: Certificate in Education, Diploma in Education, Bachelor in Education
Exit Points: 30 ECTS
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