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Technology to Support Dyslexia in Education

Starts 10th September, 2024

5-week course which costs
£ 225 per individual

The technology to support dyslexia course will focus on and explore a range of technologies, resources, and strategies to support learners with literacy difficulties arising from dyslexia.

It is a technology-based course for educators and other professionals working within the Scottish Education sector who want to learn how assistive technology can support learners with dyslexia to overcome barriers to learning.

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About the course

This is a 5-week course with weekly 1-hour online workshops supplemented with a variety of practical and engaging resources to support your teaching and learning.

The online workshops take place on a Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00pm and are delivered by the CALL Scotland team.

This course is pitched at beginners level and is suitable for all teachers, Support for Learning teachers, Pupil Support Assistants and other professionals working with primary and secondary pupils.

Course structure and weekly workshops

On completion of the course, you will receive a CALL Scotland (University of Edinburgh) certificate and digital badge as evidence of your learning.

This is an ideal course to undertake as part of practitioner enquiry supporting you to make changes to your teaching practice and ultimately improve the pupil experience.

The workshops are recorded so you can review them at your leisure along with the course resources.

Aims of the course

Our main aim is that you enjoy the course and learn something new!

Learning Outcomes

Course tutors

CALL Scotland team members Paul Nisbet, Kirsteen Steven and Craig Mill are your course tutors. All of them have many years of experience working with and supporting dyslexic pupils with technology.

Further questions

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions before signing up: craig.mill@ed.ac.uk

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