Challenging Behaviour - Education
Module Content and Structure
The aim of the modules is to provide substantial theoretical and practical continuing professional development for those interested in and/or working with learners with special educational needs. These standalone on-line blended learning modules involve e-tivities, discussion boards and face-to-face workshops. All on-line modules have a weighting of 15 ECTS. Modules are offered regularly over the academic year. All modules are completed within one semester (i.e. 12 weeks).
Completion of two modules from the suite of on-line blended learning modules (30 ECTS) = Postgraduate Certificate.
Completion of four modules from the suite of on-line blended learning modules (60 ECTS) = Postgraduate Diploma
The module will enable participants to acquire a thorough professional knowledge and understanding of Challenging Behaviour, including theoretical and conceptual dimensions and to equip them with the necessary knowledge, skills and competencies to be effective in supporting the education of those with Challenging Behaviour in various contexts. Participants will be enabled to develop a holistic and systemic approach to meeting the needs of individuals with Challenging Behaviour.
Level 8 Undergraduate Degree or equivalent. For students without the relevant academic qualification but with relevant previous experience, recognition for prior learning can be awarded
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Post Course Info
Participants may progress to Masters level on successful completion of three modules from those listed below which must include the online blended learning module on Educational Research Methods.