Kingston University: National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination

InstitutionKingston University View institution profile
Department Education
Web www.kingston.ac.uk/postgraduate
Email admissionsops@kingston.ac.uk
Telephone 02033089932
Study type Taught

Summary

Are you an existing or aspiring SENCO?

This course is for you if you are looking to complete the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination (NASENCO). All SENCOs appointed since 2009 must achieve the NASENCO within 3 years of appointment.

The course offers an overview of special educational needs and/or disabilities in the context of policy, practice and professionalism.

You will study the range of perspectives which impact on the work of SEN coordinators. Central to the course is the study of strategies to enhance learning. You will explore research-based interventions in SEN provision for effective working with staff, pupils, governors, parents and other stakeholders.

You will be able to share your ideas for professional practice, confidently engage in academic and professional discourse, and develop advocacy skills.

**Reasons to choose Kingston University**
- This course incorporates the National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination (NASENCO). It is designed for existing or aspiring special educational needs (SEN) coordinators who already hold QTS, QTLS or EYTS (0-5 years only).

- The course will enable you to support the learning and development of children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

- You will be included in a community of practitioners and researchers working together on inclusion and social justice to improve the lives of people with special educational needs.

**What you will study**
This course will enable SEN coordinators to better meet the needs of learners who have special educational needs and disabilities.

You will gain an overview of Special Educational Needs and disabilities in the context of policy, practice and professionalism. You will critically evaluate specialist sources to understand the range of perspectives which impact on the work of SEN coordinators.

You will develop your reflective practice through evaluation of practice-based scenarios and self-reflective work. The leadership of change in professional settings will draw on appropriate theories and resource management will be examined with reference to both professional and inter-professional working.

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A vibrant, modern and supportive University based across four campuses, Kingston offers a wide range of postgraduate taught and research degrees. It offers people from all backgrounds and countries (140 at the last count) the opportunity to make a difference – not only to their own lives, but also to the world around them.

You’ll earn a postgraduate degree with a difference via 118 years of teaching excellence.  We will help you to achieve your career goals by putting your academic knowledge into practice, gaining the problem-solving skills and flexibility you need to adapt to the changing …

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