A Portage Workshop will be delivered over three days in Rotherham on 13th and 14th March 2017 with a follow up session on 3rd April 2017, by Rachel Amos and Tasleem Akbar who are Accredited Trainers with the NPA.
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A Portage Workshop will be delivered over four days in Calderdale on 13th, 14th & 15th February 2017 with a follow up session on 28th March 2017. The workshops will be led by Helen Alsancak who is an Accredited Trainer with NPA.
The Portage Workshop: A Small Steps Approach to Learning for Children with Special Educational Needs (SEND) will help you to extend your knowledge and skills in working with young children with SEND and their families. By the end of the 3 day workshop and follow-up session you will:
Understand and be able to implement the Portage Principles and model of support when working with children with SEND and their families
Be familiar with a range of materials and resources which may be useful when working with children with SEND
Know how to break down learning goals/targets into small steps to make learning easier for a child with SEND
Be able to plan a programme of intervention and support using the graduated response as per the SEN and Disability, Code of Practice
Have an understanding of why some behaviours occur and how they can be changed
Understand why play is so important, have considered how the development of play can be supported in children with SEND, and have looked at and tried out, a variety of play models
Be confident to apply skills learned on the course in the workplace
Individual modules covered in the workshop and follow-up day are:
The Portage Model and its relevance for Early Years settings
Helping Children Learn:
Using Clear Language
Planning for Success
Small Steps Approach
Examples of Planning, Recording and Sharing
Positive Approaches to Children’s Behaviour
Supporting the Development of Play
Parents perspective – parents to visit and contribute to the workshop
For further details please contact Helen Alsancak on 01422 392579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org