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Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Course Levels Available
B2 (Upper Intermediate) – C2 (Proficiency)
Minimum age
22
Course Start Dates 2019
7 January, 28 January, 11 February, 11 March, 25 March, 8 April, 29 April, 13 May, 10 June, 24 June, 8 July, 22 July, 5 August, 19 August, 2 September, 16 September, 7 October, 21 October, 4 November
Course Times
Class 1: 09.00 – 10.40
Class 2: 11.00 – 12.00
Class 3: 12.10 – 13.00
Class 4: 14.00 – 16.00*
*Please note that if a group of 4 participants cannot be formed the number of hours will be modified
Number of Weeks Tuition
This course can be joined for 1 or 2 weeks
Number of Hours Tuition
30 hours per week
Actual teaching time, excluding breaks is 26 hours 40 minutes.
During the Summer Programme (from 10 June until 23 August 2019), there is a full-day study visit on Wednesdays. Actual teaching time, excluding breaks, is therefore 21 hours 20 minutes per week.
There are no lessons on Public Holidays, which are 19 April, 22 April, 6 May, 27 May and 26 August 2019.
Class Size
Average 8 (maximum 15)
Course Fees
1 week £435
2 weeks £770
In Addition

4 weeks of optional online learning and all tuition materials are included in the course fee

I got incredibly good material, new ideas and swapped information with teachers from many countries during this course. I want to thank all our fabulous teachers. I have made new friends and will be in touch with them in the future.
- Heli Kajaala, Finland

This course is for English teachers who are working in the primary or secondary sector. Morning sessions focus on language development where participants gain confidence in using English. The afternoon methodology sessions introduce fresh and communicative approaches to Special Educational Needs (SEN) & Inclusive Education .

Course Objectives
By the end of the course participants will have:

  • Collected a portfolio of teaching resources
  • Increased their awareness of how special educational needs can be better addressed in the classroom
  • Acquired new ideas for motivating & including all of their students
  • Shared ideas and experiences
  • Increased awareness of how cultural backgrounds can affect classroom dynamics
  • Created a network of teaching contacts within Europe

A detailed course description can be downloaded here This includes an example programme.

If you intend to apply for Erasmus+ funding, we have prepared a useful Erasmus+ Application Overview to help you. The next deadline for Erasmus+ applications is 5 February 2019.

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