Celebrating Dyslexia Awareness Week 7-13 October 2019

Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness Week 7-13 October 2019 is a great opportunity to mention Dyslexia Action Training’s Dyslexia & Literacy Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Programme which has been recently been shortlisted for the Teach Secondary Awards.

Dyslexia Action Training CPD Programme

Our CPD programme enables teachers, tutors and learning support staff to become qualified specialist teachers/practitioners to gain specialist knowledge and practical skills relevant to a wide range of settings. The courses run six times a year with start dates: November, January, March, May, July, and September. The courses are fully delivered online with the allocation of a tutor. 

CPD Progression 

Dyslexia Action Training flexible CPD programme offers the opportunity to promote dyslexia awareness and choose from a range of study options:

  • Units – Enhance your skills in a particular area with just one level 4 or 5 units.
  • Awards – Combine three units to achieve an award.
  • Certificates – Combine two awards (six units) to achieve a certificate.

Please note that it is not possible to sign up directly for a certificate, you should sign up for units or awards in your chosen pathway first.

CPD Units Available  

The CPD Short Courses for teaching professionals at all levels include topics to bring dyslexia awareness such as dyslexia and co-occurring difficulties, memory weaknesses, structured, cumulative multisensory tuition, study skills and assistive technologies to name a few.  

Many of our level 4 and 5 units focus on how to nurture the development of school learners with dyslexia with regard to key skills, such as reading, writing, spelling, and numeracy. Other modules focus on supporting adults with dyslexia and working with learners in an international setting.

Level 4 Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties (DACPD51) 

CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Supporting Individuals with Memory Weaknesses (DACPD52) 

CPD/International/Adults Pathway

Level 4 Structured, Cumulative Multisensory Tuition for Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD53) 

CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Developing Reading Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD84)



Level 4 Developing Writing Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD85) 

CPD/International Pathway

Level 4 Developing Spelling Skills in Learners with Dyslexia (DACPD86) 

CPD Pathway

Level 4 Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties (DACPD91)

 Adults Pathway

Level 5 Supporting Study Skills in Adults with Dyslexia (DACPD92) 

Adults Pathway

Level 5 Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia (DACPD93) 

Adults Pathway

Level 5 Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings (DACPD94) 

Adults/International Pathway

Level 5 Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology (DACPD96)

Adults Pathway

Level 4 Developing Numeracy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia (DACPD99)

Not in a Pathway but can be swapped out with one other unit (conditions apply)

How to apply for a CPD unit or award? 

There is still time to apply for a CPD unit or award for those who wish to start on 20 November 2019. 

Each CPD unit costs £295 + VAT. Book three set units as an Award and save £30 cost is £855 + VAT. 

If you want to apply for any of the above courses, please go to our Make a booking page. The deadline to apply for a November start is 6 November (if paying by invoice) or 13 November (if paying by credit/debit card). 

Should you need any further information regarding our CPD Programme do give us a call on 01784 222304 or email us on trainingcourses@dyslexiaaction.org.uk 


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