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  Course Details
What makes an effective assessment at post 16 for DSA?
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Type: Distance
In-depth:
CPD Long Term: CPD long term
CPD Credit Hours: Longer than 1 month
  Event Address

Telephone:
Fax:
  Contact Details
Provider: BDA
Course Manager: Ms Lynette Robertson
Telephone:
Email: training@bdadyslexia.org.uk
Fax:
Website: www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/e
  Event Details
Dates: 01/06/2020 - 01/06/2021
Times: N/A - N/A
No. of Delegates: Unlimited
Delegate Price: GBP 60.00
SASC Ref.: BDA-15826-010620-OL
   Course Summary
This course will outline the main points regarding Disabled Students Allowance, including who it is suitable for and the types of support it can fund. Assessors will have the opportunity to explore additional relevant background information suitable for DSA reports, the types of test that should be carried out and suitable recommendations for university students.
   Course Detail
This course will outline the main points regarding Disabled Students Allowance, including who it is suitable for and the types of support it can fund.  Assessors will have the opportunity to explore additional relevant background information suitable for DSA reports, the types of test that should be carried out and suitable recommendations for university students. The course will also provide an overview of which particular tests are suitable for university-age and mature students, as well as how to report qualitative information for those over the ceiling age of tests. 

The course is delivered by eLearning via recorded webinars.
   CPD Themes
  • SpLD testing methods, interpretation, report writing, feedback and test materials
   Audience
  • Assessors
   Pre-requisites
  • You must hold an APC, AMBDA or have completed a L7.
   Learning Outcomes
  • An overview of Disabled Student's Allowance.
  • Background evidence that may be particularly appropriate for DSA reports
  • Areas that must be assessed when writing a report suitable for DSA
  • Choice of suitable tests
  • Adjustments for mature students over the age of 25
  • How to report qualitative test information
  • Appropriate recommendations for university students
  • Evaluation of own learning