Developing Language and Communication for Students with SEN, Primary : 2 Day Seminar

Start Date End Date Location Booking Deadline Fully Booked
09/10/2018 09/10/2018 Shearwater Hotel, Ballinalsoe, Galway 08/10/2018 No
Registration: 8.45 AM
Seminar begins: 9.15 AM
Seminar concludes : 3.15 PM

Course description

This two-day course is for Mainstream Primary teachers of students who have assessed Language and Communication needs and/or Mild/Moderate learning difficulties. It is a hands-on course that both develops an understanding of language and communication and explores practical strategies to support pupils with language and communicational needs to access the curriculum.

 

 

Anticipated outcomes

Participants will:

  • To provide essential information on the nature and impact of language and communication needs
  • To develop a deeper understanding of language and communication
  • To discuss the challenges / difficulties that pupils with special educational needs encounter vis-à-vis the development of language and communication skills
  • To view assessment of language and communication as an integral part of the teaching and learning process
  • To consider collaborative approaches to meeting the needs of pupils with language and communication difficulties
  • To explore practical strategies to support pupils with language and communication needs to access the curriculum

 

Course content

  • Overview of Language and Communication
  • Assessment Practices / Workshop: Focused and relevant assessment to identify pupils’ instructional needs, games
  • Learning and Teaching Strategies , resources

 

 

Information for applicants

  • This course is open to Mainstream primary classroom teachers and  Special Education Teachers who work with pupils with Language and Communication needs and/or Special Educational Needs
  • Participants will require permission from the Board of Management to attend. Typically, substitution for this seminar will only be allowed to classroom teachers with primary responsibility for students with a special educational need and if it is deemed absolutely essential by the Principal. 
  • Typically substitution will only be allocated to non-substitute teachers
  • Payment is not available to teachers in a substitute capacity 

 

 

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.