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Postgraduate Module Descriptor

EFPM270: SEN Teaching and Learning

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.


NQF Level7
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (10 weeks)

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EFPM271- SEN: Provision Policy and Practice

Available via distance learning


This module focuses on the examination of concepts, approaches and issues relevant to the teaching and learning of students with special educational needs. There are two interrelating elements to the module: firstly, studying different theories, concepts and practices such as learning theories, pedagogy, assessment, differentiation, curriculum; secondly, considering different types of special educational need, for example, dyslexia, learning difficulties, autism. The activities and assessments in the modules help bring these two aspects together, so considering questions such as: How can differentiation be applied in practice with particular reference to pupils designated as having moderate learning difficulties?

The module is suitable for anyone interested in the teaching and learning of students with a range of special educational needs.  You might be a professional in schools, further education, social services or health related roles.  

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