SEND and Inclusive Practice BA (Hons)

SEND and Inclusive Practice BA (Hons)


SEND and Inclusive Practice BA (Hons)

This degree will develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs, approaches and requirements of organisations and practitioners working with Children and Young People with SEND and their families.

The ethos of this degree is centred around discovery, growth and professionalisation of your practice in supporting children, young people with SEND and their families across the broad spectrum of educational provision. You will have the opportunity to investigate process, best practice and context to develop your personal ethos, practical skills and knowledge enabling you to support progress and positive outcomes for children and young people with SEND and enhance inclusive practices within organisations. The programme is designed to allow you to explore and develop your knowledge of SEND and inclusion and its application to practice, alongside the development of an awareness of self, systems thinking and organisational culture.

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Duration:
Full-time: 3 years (1 day per week, excluding placement)
Start date:
September 2024
Location:
Winter Gardens
Course codes:
Institution: W47
Course: SEND
Campus: WG
Awarding institution:
Bath Spa University
Course fees:
Full-time: £8,900 per year
Part-time: £6,675 per year
Additional information about this course:
All students are also required to obtain an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an additional cost of £50


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This degree will enable you to develop and take ownership of your own specialist knowledge and practice regarding supporting children with SEND and transfer it to enhance inclusion. There are excellent links to educational settings that will help you to realise and pursue a professional pathway. Throughout the programme, there is a focus on employability and linking theory to practice. This will enable you to develop the practical and theoretical skills at practitioner level and understand the potential to have wider influence on organisations and the sector as agents for change. Graduates will be equipped to pursue either a career within the sector or postgraduate study.

The degree will provide you with the opportunity to explore evidence based best practice and develop specialist knowledge of supporting children and young people in education in the following areas:

  • Autism Spectrum
  • Social and emotional (Trauma and attachment)
  • Positive Interactions
  • Mental Health
  • Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Speech, Language and Communication
  • Complex learning difficulties, disabilities, and additional communication needs

You will explore perspectives of education, disability and inclusion and the facilitation of effective partnership working, safeguarding, transitions and learner centred approaches.

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Special Educational Needs, Disability and Inclusive Practice

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James Summerhayes
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James has worked in education for 24 years in various roles including primary teacher, specialist teacher in working with young people with attachment disorder, SEN teacher and HE lecturer. He also works as a BACP registered counsellor at Weston College and in private practice. In recent years James has specialised in counselling young people with learning differences who have experienced developmental trauma and/or anxiety and depression, complicated grief and other related mental health problems. In HE, James teaches students on the BA (Hons) Special Education Needs, Disability & Inclusive Practice degree course where he delivers modules related to counselling skills, psychology of learning and attachment and trauma.
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      James Summerhayes
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      James has worked in education for 24 years in various roles including primary teacher, specialist teacher in working with young people with attachment disorder, SEN teacher and HE lecturer. He also works as a BACP registered counsellor at Weston College and in private practice. In recent years James has specialised in counselling young people with learning differences who have experienced developmental trauma and/or anxiety and depression, complicated grief and other related mental health problems. In HE, James teaches students on the BA (Hons) Special Education Needs, Disability & Inclusive Practice degree course where he delivers modules related to counselling skills, psychology of learning and attachment and trauma.
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        This degree will develop your knowledge and understanding of the needs, approaches and requirements of organisations and practitioners working with Children and Young People with SEND and their families.

        The ethos of this degree is centred around discovery, growth and professionalisation of your practice in supporting children, young people with SEND and their families across the broad spectrum of educational provision. You will have the opportunity to investigate process, best practice and context to develop your personal ethos, practical skills and knowledge enabling you to support progress and positive outcomes for children and young people with SEND and enhance inclusive practices within organisations. The programme is designed to allow you to explore and develop your knowledge of SEND and inclusion and its application to practice, alongside the development of an awareness of self, systems thinking and organisational culture.

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