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eLearning: Equality and Diversity

Maintaining an awareness of issues surrounding equality and diversity is essential to any organisation. This revealing course is split into four modules to thoroughly explore the issues involved and their relevance to us all, including protections laid out in the Equality Act 2010.

With this course you will learn inclusion in terms of equality and diversity and the universal benefits of promoting an inclusive workplace. The course discusses protected characteristics and explains the problems surrounding prejudice and discrimination.

This course is intended for anyone who would like to ...
Course Code: EDU 19/1007

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The Impact of Sensory Processing in the Classroom (Cancelled)

‘Sensory processing is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioural responses. Whether you are biting into a hamburger, riding a bicycle, or reading a book, your successful completion of the activity requires processing sensation or sensory integration’ (Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, 2016).

The workshop will outline and explain sensory processing in relation to children and young people whose difficulties with sensory integration are impacting on their ability to carry out everyday tasks. ...
Course Code: EDU 20/790

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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2 (EVENT FULL)

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour.
In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three. It's estimated that more than 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls. (NHS, 2016)”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/

This course is for practitioners who already possess some knowledge of Autism and are supporting children and young people on the spectrum. This programme wo ...
Course Code: EDU 20/741

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Session 1Wednesday 10 March 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Thursday 11 March 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are starting to be recognised as a major barrier in the way of children with care experience, which prevents them from making the progress that is expected of them. However, it does not just affect those in care. It is currently estimated that 15 per 10,000 people around the world are estimated to have Foetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS), the most severe form of FASD (‘The global toll of fetal alcohol syndrome’, 2017).

Within the care system, the figures jump tenfold or more. The most recent published study found that 35% of children in care in one Authori ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/144
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Session 1Wednesday 24 March 202109:30 - 14:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Working with ADHD – Level 2

This course will build on content from the ‘Introduction to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)’ level 1 course. By the end of this course practitioners who are working directly with children and young people and/or their families will have the essential knowledge and understanding of ADHD, enabling them to work more effectively with those children and families. The course will particularly focus on supporting and managing ADHD in children and young people. Attendance at level 1 ADHD training is required before commencement of this course.

ADHD is thought to affect 3–9% of scho ...
Course Code: EY 21/003
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Session 1Thursday 25 March 202110:00 - 15:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Equality Act & Disability Discrimination

‘The Equality Act 2010 legally protects people from discrimination in the workplace and in wider society. It replaced previous anti-discrimination laws with a single Act, making the law easier to understand and strengthening protection in some situations. It sets out the different ways in which it’s unlawful to treat someone. (GOV.UK, 2020)

This online training course will be delivered over two sessions covering disability discrimination and duties under the Equality Act 2010. The training is aimed at staff working in/with schools or those supporting families with school age children.

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Course Code: EDU 21/085
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Session 1Thursday 29 April 202110:00 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Friday 30 April 202110:00 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to ADHD – Level 1

This course will enable practitioners working with children and young people and/or their families to increase their understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The course will provide an overview of what ADHD is and the impact it has upon school and home life. By the end of the day practitioners will have the essential skills and knowledge to better support children and their families locally.

ADHD is thought to affect 2–5% of school-age children and young people in the UK (NICE, 2018).
https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/qs39/documents/care-and-support-for-people-w ...
Course Code: SFVSS 20/222
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Session 1Wednesday 5 May 202110:00 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Thursday 6 May 202110:00 - 13:00Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 1

“Autism is a lifelong developmental disability that affects how a person communicates with, and relates to, other people. It also affects how they make sense of the world around them. It is a spectrum condition, which means that, while all people with autism share certain difficulties, their condition will affect them in different ways” (The National Autistic Society, 2016).
https://www.autism.org.uk/about/what-is/asd.aspx

The number of school-age children and young people diagnosed with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) continues to rise year on year. It is essential that these individ ...
Course Code: EDU 20/738
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Session 1Tuesday 11 May 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Tuesday 18 May 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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The Impact of Sensory Processing in the Classroom

‘Sensory processing is a term that refers to the way the nervous system receives messages from the senses and turns them into appropriate motor and behavioural responses. Whether you are biting into a hamburger, riding a bicycle, or reading a book, your successful completion of the activity requires processing sensation or sensory integration’ (Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, 2016).

The workshop will outline and explain sensory processing in relation to children and young people whose difficulties with sensory integration are impacting on their ability to carry out everyday tasks. ...
Course Code: EDU 20/791
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Session 1Thursday 10 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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Working with Autistic Spectrum Conditions - Level 2

“Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour.
In children with ASD, the symptoms are present before three years of age, although a diagnosis can sometimes be made after the age of three. It's estimated that more than 1 in every 100 people in the UK has ASD. More boys are diagnosed with the condition than girls. (NHS, 2016)”
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/autism/

This course is for practitioners who already possess some knowledge of Autism and are supporting children and young people on the spectrum. This programme wo ...
Course Code: EDU 20/742
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Session 1Thursday 10 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
Session 2Thursday 17 June 202109:30 - 12:30Home Study, N/A, N/A, N/A
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