This course is designed to ensure you have expert knowledge of the theory and practical expertise required when working with students with special educational needs (SEN). The course explores special educational disadvantages and strategies to help students and teachers to overcome barriers.


Perfect for anyone working in the SEN sector, with students of SEN or leading others in this area. Content covered aligns to the teacher standards.


Why Choose Guide?

Our content experts ensure your courses are kept up-to-date. We constantly monitor changes to statutory guidance, legislation and inspection requirements, as soon as changes are confirmed, we update your course content at the earliest opportunity.


Guide Education's online learning management system is incredibly easy to use with training courses that can be accessed at any time and from any computer with internet access.


With Guide Education you can:


  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
  • Allow ALL staff to complete essential duty of care training
  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
  • Keep up-to-date with legislation changes
  • Download personalised certificates
  • Train anytime, anywhere - 24/7
  • Provide training certified for CPD

Enhancing your ability to work with SEN students

  • Additional Course Information

    Our SEN Teaching course is split in 8 easy-to-digest course modules, containing individual and targeted videos that delve into the  specifics of the essential information you require. Each video is provided with additional reading resources and knowledge enhancement activities that provide you with a wealth of practical ideas and tips that you can employ in the modern education environment.


    Our suite of school compliance courses all count as Continuing Professional Development and can be used as evidence in your personnel record.

  • Course Modules

    Unit 1: SEN / SEND Identification, duties and Legislation (9 Videos)

    Unit 2a: Child development - Psychological Theories (6 Videos)

    Unit 2b: Child development - Impairments and Conditions (13 Videos)

    Unit 3: Building Teams around the Child/Young person (9 Videos)

    Unit 4a: The Teacher and the School - The Teacher Standards (16 Videos)

    Unit 4b: The Teacher and the School - In the School (11 Videos)

    Unit 5a: Delivering the Curriculum - Considering the cohort (12 Videos)

    Unit 5b: Delivering the Curriculum - Delivery and Assessment (7 Videos)

  • Course Length

    83 Videos - 620 minutes

  • Guided Learning Hours

    103 hours 


    What is GLH or ‘guided learning hours’?


    This number represents the approximate total combined study time required from each user to make the course truly effective. The metric is based on hundreds of thousands of cumulative study hours undertaken by the 15,000 school staff around the world that Guide has developed since 2019. 


    It includes:

    - Length of the videos 

    - Time taken to complete the in-video questions

    - Time taken to read the additional resources

    - Time taken to put items into practice

    - Time taken to ensure teachers are well versed in methodologies and ideas presented within the course

All courses included in
school-wide subscriptions