This award is aimed specifically at professionals working with pupils in mainstream schools who wish to explore the way in which pupils' behaviour can support or impair their learning. The emphasis of the course is on understanding and promoting positive learning behaviour.
From January 2012, you can enrol on a single unit of this programme which enables you to manage your learning flexibly and at a pace that suits you. See http://www.ioe.mmu.ac.uk/cpd for further details.
This award will usually comprise the following units, though these may be altered due to changes in policy, viability or due to the ongoing updating of the programme.
Managing children's behaviour Tutored study In all the taught units there is an opportunity to focus on individual interests and professional areas related to your work context. All written assignments can be tailored to suit particular interests and current areas of professional concern, as long as the proposal is discussed with the unit tutor.
Units are taught either in the evenings or on Saturdays.
A Postgraduate Certificate comprises a mandatory core unit taught in the Autumn Term, and a second unit taught in the Spring-Summer term. Each unit is worth 30 Credits (CAT points) and is equivalent to 300 hours of student effort.
May be used as a component part of an MA Inclusive Education and Special Educational Needs Assessment can be tailored to meet personal development needs Accreditation for prior learning and study The course offers January and September start dates