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Various locations across Victoria

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Understanding Dyslexia and Significant Difficulties in Reading (Dyslexia)

Aim of course

This 10 week blended learning course aims to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills of those working with students with dyslexia and/or significant difficulties in reading.

Course features

The course has four main elements:

  • Understanding dyslexia and significant difficulties in reading
  • Assessment for Learning
  • Interventions
  • Case Studies

Participants gain an understanding of:

  • the causes, incidence and main characteristics of dyslexia
  • some of the issues surrounding dyslexia and significant difficulties in reading
  • how to carry out an individual reading assessment and monitor student progress
  • the importance of a whole school approach to teaching reading and providing additional support
  • a range of practical strategies to teach the critical aspects of reading
  • how to support learning across the curriculum and use assistive technology effectively

The course provides self-paced interactive online learning supported by a tutor. Key features include:

  • social learning in groups of up to 12 participants using online forums and 3 face-to-face sessions
  • practical resources and tools for the classroom
  • goal setting and intervention planning for student/s you work with
  • 20 hours of professional learning spread across 10 weeks

Facilitator: A trained Inclusion Online Tutor

Additional Information:

- You will be notified of your online tutor and cohort details via email after the registration period closes.

- Please note that the course will begin at the first face to face session, which will be scheduled early in Term 3 by your online tutor. The session will either take place in a venue central to the participants in your cohort or via virtual conferencing (e.g. Polycom or Adobe Connect).

- Please read further important information in the FAQ document: http://fuse.education.vic.gov.au/?8TNTTM

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Various locations across Victoria

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