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Special summer CPD offer for courses starting on 13 July 2022, book now to secure your place and discount

CPD Short Courses for teaching professionals at all levels

We have a special CPD summer offer on a selection of short courses starting 13 July 2022. These online courses are suitable for qualified classroom teachers, teaching/learning assistants, study skills tutors and those working overseas. The courses are delivered entirely online and do not require access to a student or learner, so would be perfect to complete over the summer break.

Our courses focus on nurturing the development of learners within the classroom/learning environment both with and without specific learning difficulties. Tutor support is given throughout the duration of the course.

Structured CPD gives employees a clear path to success within their current role and progression to future ones. Employees in regulated industries (e.g., healthcare, education, assessment) can lose their licence to practice if they don’t maintain their CPD.

Usual cost per unit £295 + VAT
Special offer cost per unit £285 + VAT – July 2022 start date only.

Nurture the development of school learners with dyslexia and specific learning difficulties (SpLDs)

CPD suitable for Primary/Secondary include:

Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties
Dyslexia: Supporting Individuals with Memory Weaknesses
Structured, Cumulative Multisensory Tuition for Learners with Dyslexia
Developing Reading Skills in Learners with Dyslexia
Developing Writing Skills in Learners with Dyslexia
Developing Spelling Skills in Learners with Dyslexia*
Developing Numeracy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia (DACPD99)

*Swap out this spelling unit for Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings if you are working overseas

CPD suitable for those Supporting Adults and working in Study Skills in FE/HE include:

Supporting Adults with Dyslexia and Co-occurring Difficulties
Supporting Study Skills in Adults with Dyslexia
Developing Literacy Skills with Assistive Technology
Supporting Individuals with Memory Weaknesses
Developing Writing Skills in Adults with Dyslexia
Dyslexia in Multilingual Settings

Building relationships dyslexia and beyond
The Emotionally Connected Classroom CPD Short Course

The Emotionally Connected Classroom Level 5 online course introduces how relationships and connections can be developed in a classroom environment to help support pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs.

By completing this short seven-week course (30 hours study), you will be able to understand how emotions can be influenced by the thinking brain and the consequences learning can have in the classroom.

On completion of the course, you will be able to:

Understand the impact of stress and trauma on the brain
Discuss pupils’ emotions and the impact this can have on their behaviour
Identify ideas for developing relational based practice in your provision
Apply strategies to build pupils resources and resilience to manage their emotions
Promote a positive message around well-being and mental health, including how relationships and connections can be developed in a classroom environment to help support pupils with special education needs.
Support teaching assistant roles, as well as teachers, SENCOs, and other SEND professionals implement effective interventions strategies for pupils with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs in classroom settings.

How are the courses delivered?

  • The courses are delivered online which offers you the flexibility to organise your time to fit around your professional and personal commitments. It also saves you the time and expense of travel and classroom attendance
  • Each unit course requires between 20-30 hours of study over a seven-week period
  • There are set start and assignment submission dates but there is no ‘live’ delivery which requires you to be online at certain times
  • You will not require a student to work with for these unit courses

Am I eligible?

To qualify to study you should have two-three years relevant and recent experience (within the last 2-3 years) and be employed to work with primary, secondary, or adult learners in the UK or overseas.

CPD Standards Office Accreditation

Dyslexia Action has been successfully accredited as an online CPD provider by World-Leading CPD Accreditation organisation – The CPD Standards Office, and has received formal, independent CPD accreditation for its online short course units. Upon successful completion you will be issued with a Dyslexia Action Certificate. This certificate can subsequently be used within a formal CPD record for a professional body or employer.

Find out more about CPD and the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) here

How to register for the offer

Please follow these simple steps:

1. Choose your CPD unit*. A description and further information of qualifying* courses can be found here
2.To quick book a course, go to our book now page
3. Select the name and the date of the CPD unit you wish to study e.g., 13 July – the discount for July will be applied automatically on the registration form.

*Please note: the discount does not apply to the APC online short course (DAAPCONL)

Find out more about online courses and qualifications

You can contact us via email or call us on +44 (0)1784 222 304 to discuss any of our online training courses. If you have any questions or would like to discuss potential training for colleagues, please do get in touch.

Black Friday 2020 Special Offers

Black Friday 2020 Special Offers

For November 2020 we have some Black Friday 2020 Special Offers available for a selection of our Dyslexia Action Training courses. The offers run between 27 November and 11 December 2020.

Black Friday 2020 Special Offers

Offer 1 £10 (£12 including VAT) off for a Level 4 or 5 CPD Unit  – Use code BFCPD2020

Apply the discount code on the registration form.  The price will then show as £342 including VAT.  The discount code cannot be given in retrospect.

Applies to the following units only:

Offer 2 – £20 (£24 including VAT) off for a Level 4 or 5 CPD Award – Use code BFAWD2020

Apply the discount code on the registration form.  The price will then show as £1,002 including VAT.  The discount code cannot be given in retrospect.

How to apply for one of our Black Friday 2020 Special Offers

Special CPD Offer

  1. Visit this dedicated booking page here.
  2. Search for the CPD unit or award you would like to study.
  3. Select your preferred starting date – January or March 2021*.
  4. Create an account (if you do not already have one) and remain logged in.
  5. In the ‘fees’ section on the registration form enter the discount code and click apply.
*Black Friday discount only applies to January and March 2021 cohorts and the units and awards listed above.

Guild Members

Join the Dyslexia Guild

Why not try one of our courses for qualified SpLD professionals. You automatically receive £10 off as a guild member. If you are not a member you can join The Dyslexia Guild here.

Learn more about our courses

If you would like to know more about our online training or would like some training advice in general please email us or call us on +44 (0) 1784-222304 to discuss suitable training opportunities.







Professional Tutoring Partnership appointed to deliver tutoring for the National Tutoring Programme

 Professional Tutoring Partnership

The Professional Tutoring Partnership (PTP) has been appointed to deliver dedicated tuition to over 4,500 disadvantaged children. This partnership brings together extensive experience in the education of pupils with special educational needs. The Professional Tutoring Partnership is run by Real Group Ltd in collaboration with PatossBritish Dyslexia AssociationDyslexia ActionThe Dyslexia Guild, and Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity. It will work alongside 31 other organisations to offer tutoring (subsidised by 75 percent), as well as training, support, and mentoring to tutors themselves, to schools across England.

We are delighted to be centrally involved in this exciting and important initiative.

More info…

Dyslexia and Literacy CPD Programme shorlisted – Teach Secondary Awards 2020

2020 Teach Secondary Awards

We are pleased to announce our online Dyslexia and Literacy CPD Programme has been shortlisted in the CPD category of the 2020 Teach Secondary Awards.

Our online short courses from our CPD Programme offer teaching professionals of all levels the chance to develop new and existing skills to support all of their students including those with dyslexia and other co-occurring difficulties.
The courses include:

Other modules focus on supporting adults with dyslexia and working with learners in an international setting.

We also offer a range of level 7 units for qualified specialist SpLD professionals to refresh and update their specialist literacy programme knowledge through online masterclasses.

Qualifications you can trust 

The online CPD Programme units offered at levels 4, 5, and 7 with the option to combine units to achieve Awards, Certificates, and Diplomas which are approved and quality-assured by The CPD Standards Office.

What delegates think about our CPD Programme:

 “The support offered here is excellent, the tutors are always available to help and I would highly recommend you study with Dyslexia Action”

“This is an excellent short CPD course for me and I have enjoyed every single minute of it. I am very pleased that the course run during the summer period, as this is the only time I can do any course to improve my skills. The tutors are very supportive.”

“Excellent well structured and supported courses! Thank you!”

“The course provided a practical solution to CPD when other courses were impossible due to cost, time and location”

How can I find out more about your CPD Programme 

Full details can be found in this brochure. Alternatively, please feel free to contact us or call us on +44(0) 1784 222304 if you have any questions.