Short introduction by Dr Zachary Walker, Head of Department at Institute of Education, UCL’s faculty for Education and Society, Psychology and Human Development
In this session, Dr Miriam McBreen will introduce evidence-informed approaches and how these can be helpful in selecting suitable strategies to support learners with Special Educational Needs (SEN). Participants will have the opportunity to consider the benefits of adopting an evidence-informed approach, where to start looking for research evidence, and what questions to ask when encountering new strategies or approaches. These themes will be further explored throughout the seminar series, which will focus on how participants can incorporate research into their practice to support learners.
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Suitable for: A parent/carer, Administration Staff, Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Education psychologist, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, Senior Leader, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant
Meet your trainer
Dr Miriam McBreen
Dr Miriam McBreen is a Lecturer in Psychology at IOE, UCL’s Faculty of Education and Society, and a member of UCL’s Centre for Inclusive Education. Her teaching and research focus on provision to support pupils with reading difficulties. In particular, she is interested in understanding the links between reading motivation and reading development, and identifying practices that foster the motivation, engagement and learning of pupils with reading difficulties.