SpLD Specialist Teacher Training Courses

The following are institutions which provide training for specialist teachers seeking to gain qualifications  meeting requirements:

  • for Full Membership of Patoss and an SpLD Assessment Practising Certificate [those qualifications which meet criteria for AMBDA (Associate Membership of the BDA or that are approved by SASC)          or which would qualify
  • for Associate Membership of Patoss, [qualifications which meet criteria for Approved Teacher or Approved Practitioner Status of the BDA].

MA/Postgraduate Diploma/Postgraduate Certificate in Inclusive Education, Dyslexia

Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics Support and Dyslexia/Dyscalculia in FE/HE

Literacy Matters Ltd

Website: www.literacymatters.com/dyslexia.html

Tel:  0844 277 9569

Email: dyslexia@literacymatters.com

Course info:
Teaching Learners with Dyslexia APS/ATS
This specialist course is a post graduate qualification accredited by Glyndwr University, with 60 points at Masters Level. Successful completion of the course leads to Approved Teacher Status (ATS) or Approved Practitioner Status (APS) with the British Dyslexia Association (BDA).

This specialist programme is delivered over one academic year, with candidates attending eight face-to-face taught sessions held in the Manchester area. The course is for teaching professionals and TA’s who have a degree qualification. It is open to people who are currently not teaching but who can find an appropriate placement either as a teacher or support assistant in order to complete course requirements. Similarly an LA peripatetic teacher needs to secure a suitable school placement for the duration of the programme.