To help people with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) succeed in their education and workplace by nourishing the professionals who teach, assess and support them.
Patoss, is the Professional Association for teachers and assessors of students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2017. 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.
2018 Annual Conference & AGM: 21 April 2018
Keynote speaker: Maggie Snowling
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 attendance days (London based) and a dedicated online learning platform. Complete fee of £1400.
The next course will begin in September 2017 and will run through to March 2018. Subsequent courses will run each March/April and September. The course can also be provided as an On Site Training Event – please contact us to discuss.
Entry requirements apply so please contact the course leader Lia Border at email@example.com to find out more or request an application form.
For more details download a form here
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