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  National Award for SEN Co-ordination: Leading Effective, Inclusive Practice in SEN (PGCert)


University of Derby    College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Part time September PGCert 1 year part time
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Are you ready to take your career in Special Educational Needs to the next level? The National Award for SEN Co-ordination: Leading Effective, Inclusive Practice in SEN (PGCert) at the University of Derby is the perfect opportunity for you. This programme is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge required to excel as a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) or to advance in this field. Throughout the course, you will delve deep into effective practices in SEN and leadership, focusing on current legislation, service requirements, and positive outcomes for children with special educational needs and disabilities. The programme's structure includes a 60-credit module on Leading Effective Inclusive Practice in SEND, taught through lectures, workshops, and seminars. To be eligible, you should hold a first degree or a postgraduate teaching qualification, although equivalent experience will also be considered. By completing this programme, you will not only gain a professional qualification but also become a knowledgeable and critical leader in the field of SEN. Take the next step in your career with the National Award for SEN Co-ordination at the University of Derby.

About the course

Designed to help you achieve all of the learning outcomes specified by the National College for Teaching and Leadership, you’ll gain a broad and deep understanding of effective practice in the area of SEN and leadership.

Course description

If you’re a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO) or aspiring to be one, this course will enable you to gain the National Award for SEN Co-ordination, which is required for the role.

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Entry Requirements

You will normally hold a first degree, or a postgraduate teaching qualification.

Equivalent experience and achievement may be taken into account if you have with less formal qualifications.


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