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

Course Duration:  On Request

This qualification is perfect for those who would like to kickstart a career in education as professional Learning Support Educators. This course enables candidates to enhance their knowledge in this sector, focusing mainly on their everyday work as LSEs.

 

Overall Competences
 

During this course, our students will:

  1. Analyse issues relating to children's development and education.

  2. Become more aware of children's differing needs and how these, in turn, affect children's ability to learn.

  3. Learn best practices in the field of education.

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

  5. Discuss how they can collaborate with other professionals in this field to improve the students' learning experience.
     

Modules


Introduction to Child Development (0-11years)

Introduction to Adolescent Development (11-18 years)

Psychology of Learning I

Psychology of Learning II

The Development of Professional Learning Support Educators I

The Development of Professional Learning Support Educators II

Equal Opportunities, Inclusion and Diversity in the Classroom

Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy

Understanding Provision Maps and IEPs

Understanding Various Difficulties in Children with Diverse Needs

Inclusive Communities Beyond Schooling

Introducing Health Psychology and Health Education

Supporting Learners with Autism 

Supporting Learners with ADHD/ADD

Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

(Introducing): Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom 

Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom I

Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom II

Course Description: This qualification is perfect for those who would like to kickstart a career in education as professional Learning Support Educators. This course enables candidates to enhance their knowledge in this sector, focusing mainly on their everyday work as LSEs.
Overall Competences: During this course, our students will: Analyse issues relating to children's development and education. Become more aware of children's differing needs and how these, in turn, affect children's ability to learn. Learn best practices in the field of education. Learn how to use AAC devices to teach children with special needs. Discuss how they can collaborate with other professionals in this field to improve the students' learning experience.
ECTS: 30 Duration: 70 weeks + 16 weeks Certification
MQF Level: 5 Price: €1800 (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: Award in Education (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs) or equivalent
Lecturers: Jesmond Friggieri (& other lecturers)
Blended: Assignments and blended
Module: Introduction to Child Development (0-11years) Introduction to Adolescent Development (11-18 years) Psychology of Learning I Psychology of Learning II The Development of Professional Learning Support Educators I The Development of Professional Learning Support Educators II Equal Opportunities, Inclusion and Diversity in the Classroom Introduction to Literacy and Numeracy Understanding Provision Maps and IEPs Understanding Various Difficulties in Children with Diverse Needs Inclusive Communities Beyond Schooling Introducing Health Psychology and Health Education Supporting Learners with Autism Supporting Learners with ADHD/ADD Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) (Introducing): Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom I Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom II Description: This qualification is perfect for those who would like to kickstart a career in education as professional Learning Support Educators. This course enables candidates to enhance their knowledge in this sector, focusing mainly on their everyday work as LSEs. Type of Assessment: Assignments & Blended Length: 86 weeks
Progression: LSE I & II Bachelor’s Degree in Education Master’s Degree in Education or other
Exit Points: 60 ECTS
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