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Face to Face - JCQ Examination Access Arrangements Training (for New Delegates) - SASC Approved Course

This Access Arrangements training course is for everyone involved in Access Arrangements assessments for General Qualifications.

Time

Tuesday 17th January 2023
9:30am - 4:30pm

Location

St Thomas Centre
Manchester
M12 6FZ
United Kingdom

The British Dyslexia Association are proud partners of this Communicate-ed course.

Who is this course for?

This Access Arrangements training course is for everyone involved in Access Arrangements assessments for General Qualifications. This includes Access Arrangements Assessors, SENCos, Examinations Officers and Educational Psychologists working at school and FE level. Information about the ‘Access Arrangements Online’ system for applying for Access Arrangements will be covered, including recent changes.

What does the course cover?

The course covers:

  • Rationale for Access Arrangements
  • Access Arrangements Online - how to apply and recent changes
  • Types of Access Arrangement
  • Recommendations for tests and assessments
  • Roles, responsibilities & systems
  • Completing Form 8
  • Resources for screening
  • Case studies

Who is the course tutor?

Caroline Read

Caroline is a Specialist Teacher who has practical experience in all areas of the Access Arrangements process and trains for LAs, Universities and SEN Services. Caroline contributed to the PATOSS/JCQ publication ‘Dyslexia: Assessing the need for Access Arrangements’, has been published in academic journals and has worked with various publishers to develop tests. She was part of the working party which set up ‘Access Arrangements Online’ and has been involved with other DfE and Ofqual training and policy projects.

Lia Castiglione

Lia Castiglione is Head of Training at Communicate-ed. She has been teaching and supporting learners of all ages for over 25 years and in varying educational settings. She is a specialist teacher who is highly experienced in all aspects of access arrangements, has held a current Assessment Practising Certificate since 2008 and regularly assesses in schools and colleges. Lia is the co-creator of a postgraduate access arrangements assessor course and is the author of the Patoss/JCQ book, ‘Assessing the Need for Access Arrangements.’ Lia serves on the SpLD Assessment Standards Committee (SASC) Board of Directors.

To provide your packs your address details for this course will be shared with Communicate-ed once you book.

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Tickets will be available until the 16/01/23 at 12pm

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