Helping all those concerned with the teaching and support of individuals with SpLD: dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADD and Aspergers syndrome.
Welcome to our website.
Patoss, is the Professional Association for teachers and assessors of students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2012. We offer our members a range of services to help them in their day-to-day work as well as representing the interests of teachers and students in matters that affect individuals with SpLD.
You can find out more about the aims of Patoss, our different types of membership and the benefits here.
Patoss seeks to influence the development of policy regarding Specific Learning Difficulties and you can find out about current initiatives here. If you are looking for information on Assessment or Teaching Practising Certificates, insurance, professional publications or training opportunities you will find them on the website as well as information about our local groups.
If you are a parent of a student with specific learning difficulties looking for a teacher or assessor click here. If you are seeking information or advice have a look at our information sheets or contact our electronic helpline using our Quick Contact Form where one of our trained professionals will aim to get a response back to you within 5 working days. Our administration staff can be contacted on 01386 712650.
For more information about Patoss and the services it offers click here.
Are you suitably qualified?
Assessing for JCQ Access Arrangements: London or Cumbria based events available
Patoss AAA is a new postgraduate course and an equivalent to Level 7 qualification meeting the JCQ requirements for Access Arrangements Assessor Training. Successful completion will enable participants to carry out assessment for access arrangements in GCSE and GCE qualifications.The course is delivered through blended learning incorporating 200 hours of study time, 4 Saturday attendance days (London or Cumbria based) and a dedicated online learning platform. Complete fee of £1400.
The next course will begin in March 2017 and will run through to December 2017. Subsequent courses will run each March/April and September. The course can also be provided as an In-House Training Event – please contact us to discuss.
Entry requirements apply so please contact us on 01386 712650 or email the course leader Lia Border on firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more or request an application form.
If you're having trouble getting to one of our scheduled CPD Events - maybe we could come to you? See our In-House leaflet for more information
For more details and to download a form click here
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