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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 5090|
Embark on this Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of Visually Impaired Learners (QTVI), delivered at St. Vincent's School, Liverpool in collaboration with LJMU.
Applicants will be asked to apply directly to St Vincent's School
The fee for the course commencing September 2023 is £3800 per year (total course fee £7600) payable annually to the Finance Department at St Vincent’s School
Designed by practitioners for practitioners
Study over two years on a distance learning basis
Includes 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
Option to top-up to an MA degree by completing a 60 credit dissertation module after gaining your QTVI PgDip.
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.
Training to be a Qualified Teacher of Visually Impaired Learners at St. Vincent’s School is a unique and unparalleled experience, as it is the only initial training course of its type that is delivered within the setting of a leading centre of excellence in the education of visually impaired learners.
Delivered and written by experts in the field, bringing their professional currency to the fore, this unique programme’s balance between professional practice and academic rigour stems from the relationship between Liverpool John Moores University and St Vincent’s School. You will experience practice-based learning support in schools and professional settings whilst at the same time having access to tailored support and guidance.
The MA Teaching Learners with a Visual Impairment masters degree is available as a 'top-up' once you've completed the PgDip. It involves completing one 60 credit Dissertation module, which is delivered part-time over one year. The MA start month is October.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
-an Honours degree (or its equivalent) in any subject
1. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the existing knowledge base and current issues relating to teaching, learning and support for visually impaired learners
|Location||Liverpool John Moores University|
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