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Train to become a Specialist SpLD Teacher/Practitioner

Our programmes are available at Level 5 and Level 7.
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Train to become a Specialist SpLD Teacher/Practitioner

Our programmes are available at Level 5 and Level 7.
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Already hold a Level 5 SpLD or a Level 7 SpLD Teacher/Practitioner Qualification?

Want to train to carry out full SpLD assessments?
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CPD Short Online Courses for SpLD and SEN professionals

We offer a variety of courses at levels 4, 5 and 7 for Dyslexia, and level 5 for social emotional and mental health
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The Certificate in Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and
Co-occurring Difficulties

For support tutors, learning support staff and those working with further and higher education study skills students and adults
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Online Courses for International Education Professionals

Are you working overseas? Take a look at our courses suitable for educators working in international settings
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Train to become a Specialist SpLD Teacher/Practitioner

Our programmes are available at Level 5 and Level 7.
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The largest established online accredited dyslexia training provider for 50 years!

Dyslexia Action is a leading provider of accredited training and we have successfully delivered more than 15,000 courses to education professionals since 2010 and many more since we were first established in 1972.  Our programmes include the Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy, and the prestigious Level 7 Postgraduate Programme with modules validated by Middlesex University London. Level 7 participants can use their validated modules to progress to a Master’s level qualification.

Our training courses and qualifications are accredited by The Dyslexia Guild, The CPD Standards Office, the British Dyslexia Association (BDA), and the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee (SASC).

Our Level 4 and 5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses provide a flexible route to gaining specialist knowledge and practical skills relevant to a wide range of settings. We offer pathways through these courses to strengthen the expertise and confidence of teachers, SENCos, practitioners, teaching assistants, learning support staff, language therapists, tutors, lecturers, and those who support students with literacy difficulties, dyslexia and other specific learning.  We also welcome international participants and those working with adults in further and higher education and other relevant settings.

We also offer Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses for qualified SpLD teachers and practitioners who are looking to refresh their knowledge in SpLD teaching and assessment.

We provide tutor-supported online training through a virtual learning environment enabling our participants to engage in courses at times and in locations to suit them.

For further information and an overview of all of the courses, we offer please read our brochure below.

What other services do we provide?

Our specialist teachers/practitioners, assessors, and support tutors form a community of learning and specialism through The Dyslexia Guild, our professional association and alumni organisation. The Guild provides a wealth of benefits to its members including access to a range of publications available through our unique online library, membership journal, and e-newsletter, discounted professional development, and online forums. Members benefit from post-nominals as well as the unique heritage of this specialist professional body.  The Dyslexia Guild is also an approved awarding body for the issue of Assessment Practising Certificates through SASC.

All Dyslexia Action students receive a 10% discount from our Dyslexia Action Shop. The Dyslexia Action Shop is here to help as your one-stop site for all your learning resource needs, from assessment tests and learning aids to books, games, and much more. Established for over 20 years, we have experience and expert understanding of the assessments and support materials used in today’s educational institutions.

Dyslexia Action is now solely a training provider, membership organisation and shop and no longer provides advice, tuition, or dyslexia assessments. If you are seeking advice, tuition or dyslexia assessments for yourself or your child, please download our guide below or click on our Find a Professional (directory)  to find further help.

The Dyslexia Guild Annual Summer Conference – 8 July 2022, University of Bath

The Dyslexia Guild membership body, welcomes all those with a professional interest in dyslexia and SpLDs, including specialist teachers and assessors, psychologists, learning support tutors and assistants. Guild members enjoy a preferential rate and we welcome new members to our community from all settings. 

The conference provides, as always, a great opportunity to meet and network with dyslexia/SpLD specialists, it enables practitioners to hear expert views and examine current topical issues relating to literacy and dyslexia/SpLD in a warm and vibrant conference setting. 

Confirmed speakers are Dr Valerie Muter, Dr Catherine Manning, Professor Kiki Messiou, Professor Chris Budd OBE. Topics include playful maths, mental wellbeing, literacy difficulties, inclusion, and autism. 

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NEW – We are delighted to announce the launch of our newly restructured, MEd Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme (DALP) and its related programmes. Find out more here.

Great news! The Level 5 Emotionally Connected Classroom is a three-star winner of The Teach Primary Awards. Find out more here.

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