EY Supporting colleagues in their work with children with SEND

Course Level 3
Hours 30

Learning criteria

  • Explain own responsibility to support colleagues in their work with children with SEND
  • Explain how to identify the needs of colleagues in relation to working with children with SEN
  • Explain the legal requirements that Early Years providers have towards disabled children
  • Describe key elements of internal policies and procedures to support practitioners
  • Reflect on how you would support and identify practitioners to develop their expertise in relation to SEND to ensure that practitioners have the relevant skills and knowledge
  • Explain how to support colleagues in working with children for whom English is an Additional Language (EAL)
  • recognising when the child's differences in rates of progress arise from EAL
  • SEN or both

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the key role of SENCO in supporting colleagues
  • Be able to develop positive skills in supporting other people in their professional work