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Deafness (Further Education)

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20 hours, 1-2 hrs per week

Flexible start date

  • Section quizzes
  • Forum participation
  • Create an action plan
  • OLT Associate Tutor
  • Delivery Partner (e.g. Local Authority or Schools)
£
  • £0 (excl. VAT) for OLT Tutor
  • Just £0 (excl. VAT) for existing Delivery Partners
  • Discounts apply to purchases of 10 or more places
  • Organisation/Whole-school unlimited licences available

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OLT Associate Tutors

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Kim Webb

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Leighton Reed

B.Ed. in Special Educational Needs, Certificate in Hearing Impairment, Diploma in Visual Impairment, M.Sc. in Educational Management

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Naomi Forster

PGDip (Ed) Teaching Hearing Impaired (deaf) Learners, PGDip (Ed) Teaching MSI (deafblind) Learners, CACDP BSL NVQ level 3, CACDP BSL Stage 2, CACDP BSL Stage 1


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Tutored places

£550

/ per place (excl VAT)
  • Flexible online training which adapts to your schedule
  • Engaging learning format alongside novel AI learning approaches
  • A comprehensive, modular format which moves through three core sections: Understanding, Assessment, and Intervention followed by case studies
  • A catalogue of practical and accessible resources
  • All the practical knowledge, tools, and confidence to make a sustainable difference
  • Regular psychological supervision to embed practice
  • Regular solution-focused coaching to empower and build sustainable practice
  • 20 hours, join a termly cohort

Local Authority/MAT

Flexible

and scalable finance options
  • Impactful for School Staff Having all the knowledge, tools and confidence to imporve outcomes for CYP
  • Enjoyable and Rewarding for Your Team Training to mentor staff to embed best practice through solution-focused coaching skills
  • Sustainable for Your Organisation Highly cost effective with evidenced KPIs embedded, and ongoing personalised strategic support from Educational Psychologists to maximise outcomes

Book a call with your service coordinator (Jenny Dutton or Richard Skelton, Educational Psychologists)

Course learning outcomes

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

  • understand deafness, its causes and impact on deaf young people
  • explain different communication methods, hearing technology and assistive devices
  • know what to do if you suspect deafness
  • recognise the importance of assessment and how it benefits deaf young people to evaluate their progress, and areas of strength and improvement
  • know how to create accessible learning environments using functional assessments to fine-tune and target support
  • comprehend the barriers to learning and the benefits of a deaf-friendly approach
  • practice using evidence-based teaching strategies to support the development of: communication skills, listening skills, access to the curriculum, social inclusion and learning independence
  • contribute towards planning interventions taking account of a young person’s individual development profile and needs
  • plan successful transition programmes to higher education or work
  • apply a graduated response to meeting the needs of deaf children based on the assess, plan, do, review planning cycle
  • create and test a goal and action plan (GAP) for one or more deaf young people in your setting

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