Liverpool John Moores University: Teaching Learners with a Visual Impairment
|Institution||Liverpool John Moores University View institution profile|
|Department||Faculty of Education, Health and Community|
|Telephone||0151 231 3000|
Embark on this mandatory qualification for Teachers of Visually Impaired Learners, delivered at St. Vincent’s School, Liverpool in collaboration with LJMU.
- Discover this programme designed by practitioners for practitioners
- Study over two years on a distance learning basis
- Explore six diverse Core modules including a UEB braille course
- Take part in five residential weekends and a four week block teaching placement within a specialist or support service setting
- Engage in work-based learning, person-centred inclusive thinking and teaching approaches designed to engage students as self-directed learners and reflective practitioners.
St. Vincent’s is a Specialist School for Sensory Impairments and Other Needs has been consistently rated as an ‘outstanding school’ by OFSTED in all of its school and residential provision inspections since 2008. The partnership between St. Vincent's and LJMU provides access to an environment adapted to those with visual impairment, and offers you a plethora of experience directly on site.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
You will need:
an Honours degree (or its equivalent) in any subject
IELTS score of at least 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component)
Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC.
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Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (firstname.lastname@example.org) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:
To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic.
Assessment on this programme therefore incorporates reflective practice assignments involving, but not limited to, individual and group work tasks, presentations, essays, reports, critical reflection on professional practice accounts and action research reports.
Your programme is made up of a number of core modules which are part of the course framework. Some programmes also have optional modules that can be selected to enhance your learning in certain areas and many feature a dissertation, extended report or research project to demonstrate your advanced learning.
The programme consists of six core modules, which all students will study.
7501QTVI The Visually Impaired Learner (20 credits)
7504QTVI Developing Teaching Practice (20 credits)
The Visually Impaired Learner (20 credits)
|Location||Liverpool John Moores University|
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