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University of Birmingham: Teachers of Children and Young People with Multi-Sensory Impairment (Deafblindness)
|Institution||University of Birmingham View institution profile|
|Department||School of Education View department profile|
Our programmes in Multi-Sensory Impairment (Deafblindness) provide opportunities for professional development for those who want to make a difference to the lives of children and young people with multi-Sensory Impairment (Deafblindness).
Approved by the Department of Education and designed to fit around busy working lives, the PGDip / MA Mandatory Qualification for Teachers of Children and Young People with Multi-Sensory Impairment (Deafblindness) are blended learning programmes that enable qualified teachers (QTS or QTLS) to gain specialist skills and knowledge that make a difference to children and the adults who support them in the classroom. You will be able to work through online learning materials at your own pace and will be supported by both online tutorials and live lectures. There will also be two face to face study weekends that you must attend if you wish to gain the mandatory qualification.
Please note: an alternative course (MA Education of Learners with Multi-Sensory Impairment/Deafblindness) is also open to teachers (as well as other professionals with appropriate qualifications) working with children and young people with multi-sensory impairments who do not wish, or are not eligible, to obtain QTMSI (qualified teacher of the deaf) status.
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip
|Level||RQF Level 7|
Applicants are normally required to have a degree or equivalent qualifications; plus completion of a professional training programme; plus relevant experience.
University of Birmingham
The School of Education
The School of Education has a long-standing reputation as a centre of excellence for teaching and research in a wide range of areas of educational practice and policy.
The School was rated ‘Outstanding’ for its Teacher Training programmes, as accredited by Ofsted (Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills) and offers Training for both Primary and Secondary Education.
It is an international leader within its field and one of the largest research-led schools of education in the UK employing over 100 academic staff who teach more than 2,500 students. …View Profile
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