Your next steps...
Complete your National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination part-time over one year at a University rated Outstanding by Ofsted.
- Ideal for experienced, newly appointed, deputy or aspiring SENCos
Why study National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination?
The National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination is a mandatory qualification (to be completed within three years of appointment) for all newly appointed Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCo) in mainstream, academies and free schools.
It is also relevant for SENCos/aspiring SENCos in specialist settings, further education and in the early years sector. The course combines the study and application of practice and theory to develop the knowledge, skills and qualities of a successful SENCo.
The programme has been externally quality assured and accredited by the National Award for SEN Coordination Provider Partnership.
Why St Mary's?
Building on our long tradition of excellence in teacher education, the programme is delivered by tutors and relevant guest lecturers with practice and research expertise in the field of SEN and inclusive education.
Along with the opportunity to network and learn from colleagues in other settings, we also personalise your learning through one-to-one tutorials.
You will have access to excellent online learning resources as well as a dedicated library for Education students; the Naylor library, which has numerous study spaces, open access IT facilities and a café.
Dr Clare Martin
Senior Lecturer (MA Education)