Chevron CollegeQQI Special Needs Assisting Module 6N1957

QQI Special Needs Assisting Module 6N1957

Chevron College
€ 295
2 months
Online Courses - Distance Learning
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description

The purpose of the Special Needs Assisting module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in the theory and practice underpinning the education and care of those who present with special educational needs to enable the learner to assist in the provision of this education and care.

Learning Outcomes

Evaluate the provision of education for people with special educational needs with reference to current legislation

Assess the various educational options available in Ireland for people with special educational needs

Examine relevant theories, skills and processes relevant to curriculum implementation

Explore the differences between integration and inclusion

Organise learning opportunities in order to promote independence and responsibility

Evaluate the importance of the multidisciplinary team in devising Individual Education Plans

Analyse skills that can be used to aid the teacher in the administration of the national curriculum

Assess interventions and behaviour management techniques that may be used in the learning environment

Manage meaningful activities that are suited to peoples needs and connect with their experiences and interests in the learning environment

Identify strategies for dealing with stressors within the work place

Provide assistance in the provision of education and care for individuals that present with special educational needs

Reflect on own attitudes, values , beliefs and assumptions in relation to working with and on behalf of people who present with disabilities


Assessment Method

Project 50%

Skills Demonstration 50%

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