• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 2 months
    Duration
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Overview

The programme

This Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing is offered by Coursera in partnership with University of London is for teachers to learn why some children have so much difficulty with reading and writing, often called 'dyslexia', and to learn more about best practice in teaching literacy to all in light of recent scientific discoveries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 2 months
    • Duration description
      • Approx. 26 hours to complete
      • Suggested: 4-6 hours/week
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • An overview
  • Definitions and identification of dyslexia
  • 'Co-morbidity', and psychological and social aspects
  • Practical teaching approaches
  • Study skills, aids and accommodations

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English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

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Funding

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