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CPD Short Courses for teaching professionals at all levels

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

short courses for teaching

So, what is CPD? CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and is the term used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. 

Accredited CPD training means the learning activity has reached the required Continuing Professional Development standards and benchmarks. The learning value has been scrutinised to ensure integrity and quality. The CPD Certification Service provides recognised independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD requirements.

Who are the courses for?

Our range of short courses are appropriate for:

  • A wide range of professional teachers, practitioners and specialists
  • Qualified teachers at all key stages
  • Special educational needs teachers and coordinators (SENCOs)
  • Teaching and Learning Support assistants
  • Tutors and support staff in Further and Higher Education and other adult educational settings

CPD Short Courses for Dyslexia, Literacy and Numeracy

The CPD Short Courses for dyslexia and literacy include 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. 

Qualified classroom teachers or teaching or learning assistants and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in the UK or internationally.

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Our Level 4 and 5 CPD programme is approved by The CPD Standards Office.

CPD Short Courses beyond Dyslexia and Literacy – New

Dyslexia Action SEMH CPD Short courses are designed to strengthen the expertise and confidence of teachers, teaching assistants and support tutors in order to ensure the progress and achievement of children/adults with special educational needs.

There are nine units currently under development in this programme, the first one is the relating classroom.

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Our Level 5 SEMH CPD Unit Programme has been submitted for accreditation which is due to be awarded by The CPD Standards Office by November 2020.

CPD Short Courses for qualified SpLD professionals

These CPD short courses are provided primarily for SpLD professionals who are qualified in teaching and/or assessment of dyslexia and specific learning difficulties. These short courses are designed to refresh and update professional knowledge and practice. 

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A selection of the SpLD short CPD courses for qualified professionals are SASC accredited.

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