Universal support: strategies for all

  • Online
  • 27 Apr 2021 (15:30 - 17:00)

This webinar, suitable for all staff, will briefly examine universal difficulties that all children and young people, regardless of specific needs which have been identified, experience. The core focus will then be on universal strategies that can be embedded into whole class teaching to support all children and young people, including those with SEND.  PLEASE NOTE: this is another opportunity to attend this session live, originally delivered on 30th March 2021.

What will this course cover?

  • The main areas of need that students may have 
  • Universal, whole class support that can be put in place to address these needs and support all students
  • A framework for implementing support

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a better understanding of what support can be put in place and why
  • Your students experience less additional support and greater engagement 
  • Embedding support into everyday practice will help to reduce workload 

Suitable for: A parent/carer, Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Education psychologist, Governor, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, Other, SENCO, Senior Leader, Student, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Tutor, Young person

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This course is FREE with Annual Webinar Pass

Dr James Galpin

Meet your trainer

Dr James Galpin

Jamie is an Education Officer at nasen and leads on the development and delivery of the organisations CPDL programme. He is also a chartered Developmental Psychologist who specialises in universal difficulties that children and young people experience. He has been working with children and young people with SEN for the past 18 years. Whilst working both as an SEN teaching assistant and then as an SEN teacher, he completed his Master’s degree in Child Development. His interest in the practical applications of research then led him to complete a Master’s in Research in Education. Jamie went on to complete his PhD in Developmental Psychology where his focus was on emotion in children’s drawings and the relationship between language and drawing. Jamie continues to work in developing practice-based evidence and putting theory into practice in education. 

Jamie has delivered CPDL to a range of education professionals including teachers, supports staff, SENCOs and other senior leaders on a range of SEND related topics