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SpLD qualifications for international teachers and practitioners

The Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT67)

This SpLD qualifications are suitable for a wide range of education professionals including teachers, teaching assistants and other practitioners based in a classroom setting overseas.

Delivered entirely online, the Level 4 Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT67) is created by experts with real-world educational experience to empower delegates with practical and actionable skills, allowing you not only to engage with students with increased confidence but also create a pathway for professional progression.

How will you benefit?

By joining this programme you will:

  • Add real value to your educational setting, bringing new skills and abilities to create the optimum outcomes for students in your care
  • Develop practical competence and personal confidence in your strategies in working with students with literacy challenges
  • Learn whilst you study, with our practice-led approach helping embed your new theoretical knowledge in your real-world circumstances
  • Start on the pathway to gaining the Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61) which once completed, would make you eligible for Associate Membership (ADG) of The Dyslexia Guild

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Entry Requirements

Applicants should:

  • Be qualified classroom teachers or teaching assistants and be currently (or recently within the last 2 years) employed to work with learners in the primary or secondary education fields in the UK or internationally.
  • 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.
  • 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

CPD Progression - is this Certificate part of a Diploma qualification?

This Certificate is part of a wider CPD programme which offers the opportunity to choose from a range of study options:

You cannot book this Certificate outright but must book either:

  1. Units DACPD51, 52, 53, 84, 85 or 94 individually
    or
  2. Units 51, 52 & 53 as an Award in Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51)
    Units 84, 85 & 94 as an Award in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia – (DAAWD67)

    By booking an Award you will save a total of £30 as opposed to booking the Units individually
  3. You can swap the Numeracy unit DACPD99 for either DACPD84 or 85
  4. If you complete The Certificate in Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DACRT67)* you can move on to The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60) which will give you The Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61)

*please note if you are a graduate with at least two years experience and are currently employed (recently or within the last two year’s employed to work with learners in a dyslexia/literacy setting and are looking for a fast track route to gaining the Level 5 Diploma you can study Focal Points for Literacy fast track Award (DAAWD80)  instead of the above then move onto The Level 5 Certificate in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DACRT60)

Completion of DADIP61 will confer eligibility for Associate Membership of The Dyslexia Guild (ADG) recognised as the first grade of professional membership for a specialist teacher/practitioner.

The Level 5 Diploma in Strategic Teaching Support for Dyslexia and Literacy (DADIP61) is also accredited by the British Dyslexia Association for Approved Teacher Status or Approved Practitioner Status (ATS/APS) and approved by The CPD Standards Office.

When can I start, how do I apply and how much does it cost?

Courses run six times a year with start dates in September, November, January, March, May and July

  • You can sign up to each unit individually paying per unit as you study, £295+VAT 

or

  • Book three units (an award) at the same time and make a saving of £30 by paying £855+VAT per award:

Level 4 Perspectives on Dyslexia (DAAWD51) contains units 51,52,53
Level 5 Supporting International Learners with Dyslexia (DAAWD67) contains units 84,85, 94

Testimonials

 “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”

Qualifications you can trust

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

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