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Bachelor in Education (Hons) (Facilitating and Adapting Education for Students with Diverse Needs) (180 ECTS) (Part-time)

Course Duration:  On Request

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This course is perfect for all those who would like to become Learning Support Educators, helping children with diverse needs. Thanks to this qualification, you will learn the necessary skills and competencies needed to work in this particular sector. Our course covers topics such as children’s development, pedagogical strategies and different challenges that children face. This knowledge leads to a more comprehensive educational plan.  

Overall Competences

During this course, our students:

  1. Will have the opportunity to assess issues related to child development.

  2. Will learn best practices in regards to educating children with learning difficulties.

  3. Will develop the ability to assess the child’s literacy and numeracy level.

  4. Will develop a mindset of inclusion, equality, multiculturism, and diversity.

  5. Will become fully proficient and professional LSEs, working with other professionals in and out of class to provide the most effective educational environment for children with diverse needs.

  6. Will develop the ability to conduct research relating to children with diverse needs in the educational field.

  7. Will develop the ability to use AAC devices to teach children with diverse needs.


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 & IEPs

Understanding Children with Diverse Needs

Inclusive Communities Beyond Schooling

Introducing Health Psychology and Health Education

Collaborating with Other Professionals

Supporting Learners with Autism

Supporting Learners with ADHD/ADD

Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)

Supporting Learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD)

Supporting Learners with Communication Difficulties and Language Disorders

Supporting Learners with Physical and Sensory Impairments

Supporting Learners with Challenging Behaviour

Supporting Learners with Intellectual Disability

Gifted Education

Multicultural Education

Historical Development and Philosophy of Education

Inclusive Learning and Critical Pedagogy

Contemporary Issues in Education

Ethical Principles in Education

Strategies in working with children with diverse needs – Early Years

Strategies in working with children with diverse needs– Primary Years

Strategies in working with children with diverse needs – Secondary Years

English Language Development in Children

Maltese Language Development in Children

Development of Mathematical Abilities in Children

Creative Expression as a Means towards Inclusive Education

Classroom Management

(Introducing): Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom 

Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom II

Introduction to Research Methods

Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom I

Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom II

Practical in Supportive Work within the Classroom III

Dissertation

Mindfulness for Educators

Coaching and Mentoring Students towards Inclusion and Success

Designing and Implementing Provision Maps & IEPs in Primary Education

Designing and Implementing Provision Maps & IEPs in Secondary Education

 

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Course Description: This course is perfect for all those who would like to become Learning Support Educators, helping children with diverse needs. Thanks to this qualification, you will learn the necessary skills and competencies needed to work in this particular sector. Our course covers topics such as children’s development, pedagogical strategies and different challenges that children face. This knowledge leads to a more comprehensive educational plan.
Overall Competences: During this course, our students: Will have the opportunity to assess issues related to child development. Will learn best practices in regards to educating children with learning difficulties. Will develop the ability to assess the child’s literacy and numeracy level. Will develop a mindset of inclusion, equality, multiculturism, and diversity. Will become fully proficient and professional LSEs, working with other professionals in and out of class to provide the most effective educational environment for children with diverse needs. Will develop the ability to conduct research relating to children with diverse needs in the educational field. Will develop the ability to use AAC devices to teach children with diverse needs.
ECTS: 180 ECTS Duration: 136 weeks + 12 weeks (diss) + 20 weeks for certification
MQF Level: 6 Price: €3800 (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) (Level 3) or equivalent
Lecturers: Jesmond Friggieri (& other lecturers)
Blended: Assignments & 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 & IEPs Understanding Children with Diverse Needs Inclusive Communities Beyond Schooling Introducing Health Psychology and Health Education Collaborating with Other Professionals Supporting Learners with Autism Supporting Learners with ADHD/ADD Supporting Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) Supporting Learners with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities (PMLD) Supporting Learners with Communication Difficulties and Language Disorders Supporting Learners with Physical and Sensory Impairments Supporting Learners with Challenging Behaviour Supporting Learners with Intellectual Disability Gifted Education Multicultural Education Historical Development and Philosophy of Education Inclusive Learning and Critical Pedagogy Contemporary Issues in Education Ethical Principles in Education Strategies in working with children with diverse needs – Early Years Strategies in working with children with diverse needs– Primary Years Strategies in working with children with diverse needs – Secondary Years English Language Development in Children Maltese Language Development in Children Development of Mathematical Abilities in Children Creative Expression as a Means towards Inclusive Education Classroom Management (Introducing): Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom Educational Technology for the Inclusive Classroom II Introduction to Research Methods Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom I Practical in Supportive Work in the Classroom II Practical in Supportive Work within the Classroom III Dissertation Mindfulness for Educators Coaching and Mentoring Students towards Inclusion and Success Designing and Implementing Provision Maps & IEPs in Primary Education Designing and Implementing Provision Maps & IEPs in Secondary Education Description: This course is perfect for all those who would like to become Learning Support Educators, helping children with diverse needs. Thanks to this qualification, you will learn the necessary skills and competencies needed to work in this particular sector. Our course covers topics such as children’s development, pedagogical strategies and different challenges that children face. This knowledge leads to a more comprehensive educational plan. Type of Assessment: Assignments & Blended Length: 168 weeks
Progression: This Qualification will enable candidates to apply for the post of LSE 1,2 and 3 in government, church and independent schools in Malta or Support Educators in Disability in other countries. This Qualification also enables candidates to apply for the post of Inclusive Coordinator within schools (INCO) Career
Exit Points: 180 ECTS
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