Teaching Assistants and SEND settings: maximising impact and progression for learners in Science RC298 / C98

Start date
1 Dec 21
Learning Method
Remote Delivered CPD


This programme introduces delegates to a range of practical strategies that they can take and use in their own settings for improving learning and progress of learners with special educational needs.  

Delegates attending this programme will be enrolled in a private online community group for them to carry on the discussion and ask questions between workshops. This programme of workshops is aimed at adults who support learners in science lessons, both teachers and teaching assistants. It would also be of benefit to early career stage teachers who want to improve their teaching of learners with special educational needs


Who is the course leader?

  • Robert Butler

    ASE Field officer for North & East Midlands. Freelance education consultant. Ex special school science teacher and senior leader. Chartered Science...


You will be able to:

  • Identify the barriers to learning faced by students with special educational needs
  • Implement a range of strategies to help students make progress
  • Tailor your approach to suit the specific needs of your learners



Workshop 1 - Introduction & the Science Curriculum01 December 202109:30-10:30Virtual
Workshop 2 - Vocabulary07 December 202109:30-10:30Virtual
Workshop 3 - Differentiation and scaffolding13 December 202109:30-10:30Virtual
Workshop 4 - Teaching resources12 January 202209:30-10:30Virtual
Workshop 5 - Practical work17 January 202209:30-10:30Virtual
Workshop 6 - Specific SEND needs25 January 202209:30-10:30Virtual

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State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£120.00 +VAT
Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£240.00 +VAT

Additional information

Our remote CPD courses for teachers are delivered across a series of sessions run at specific times and dates. Information on all course sessions can be found under the description of each course. To complete a course, all sessions are mandatory.

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