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Unit in Developing Numeracy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia – (DACPD99)

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What our delegates say about this course

“I have enjoyed the challenge of this course. being out of studying for a while, it’s hard to get back into that way of thinking. Enjoy the input, the new terminology, the fresh perspective and the consideration for new learners.”
A.N

“It is really worthwhile!”
M.V.

Why take this short course?

DACPD99– This accredited Level 4 unit will allow you to understand how Dyscalculia or related numeracy difficulties affect a learner’s access to Maths.  You will develop strategies that will promote your learner/s comprehension of Mathematical terminology and concepts.

Is this course accredited?

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Our Level 4 and 5 CPD programme is approved by The CPD Standards Office and you receive a certificate from Dyslexia Action upon completion.

How is the course delivered?

  • The course is 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
  • Total study time is 3-5 hrs a week (20-30 hours total study over a 7 week period)
  • There are set start and assignment submission dates 
  • There are no ‘live’ or ‘taught’ lessons
  • Tutor support is offered through the course forums
  • Dyslexia Action uses the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Campus Online as the method of delivery for the CPD units
  • This qualification equates to Level 4 or 5  on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)

This unit is comprised of three study cycles, each of which includes a StudyPracticeReflect, and Collaborate section. There are also associated practical tasks, with reference to current research and case studies.

Are you eligible?

Applicants should:

  • Be qualified to at least level 3 (‘A’ level) on the UK qualifications framework or have other equivalent qualifications and relevant experience
  • Teaching assistants must be mentored by a qualified teaching professional whilst on the course

Participants should normally be employed as a:

  • Qualified learning or adult support tutor with at least one year of recent and relevant teaching experience in a dyslexia/literacy support setting and employed to work with learners in a further or higher education educational setting or those working in a support function
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  • Qualified classroom teachers or teaching or learning assistants with at least one year of recent and relevant teaching or learning support experience in a dyslexia/literacy support setting in the UK or internationally
  • Have a minimum English language ability level such as IELTS 6 or TOEFL 60-78 points.

Please note: We reserve the right to request information in support of all applications from a headteacher or other suitably qualified line manager or referee.

Booking options

Book DACPD99 as a stand-alone CPD unit

Study the Developing Numeracy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Unit an individual Level 4 CPD course to enhance your skills in a particular area.

Single CPD Unit Cost – £295 + VAT

This CPD course runs six times a year with start dates in September, November, January, March, May and July.  Please click on the date below to make a booking.

  • 13 March 2024
    Book by 6 March if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration (invoice upfront/pay later option has now closed)
  • 8 May 2024
    Book by 24 April (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 1 May if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration
  • 10 July 2024
    Book by 26 June (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 3 July if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration
  • 11 September 2024
    Book by 28 August (if pay later/invoice required upfront) or book by 4 September if paying by credit/debit card at time of registration

Book DACPD99 as a part of an Award

Participants who wish to study for an Award may swap DACPD99 for another but only the following units in the following Awards:


Is this CPD unit part of a Certificate?

The developing Numeracy Skills in Learners with Dyslexia and Dyscalculia Unit can be included in the following certificates.

Please note: you cannot book the certificate outright but instead book either six set individual Units or two set Awards

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