L1 Introduction to Becoming a Teaching Assistant

Ref: C2423319

A short course to find out how to support children’s learning, giving an overview of how to provide confident and effective support in schools, or help with own children’s learning at home. Understand more about routes into different areas within the sector, including volunteering and employment opportunities. You will explore the skills you will need to progress

Additional information about this course

There is no fee to learners to enrol on this course

Course aim

A short course to find out how to support children’s learning, giving an overview of how to provide confident and effective support in schools.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners and improvers
  • You will need basic digital skills, to be able to understand how to follow URL links to pages on the internet.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Identify ways children can develop their learning through play.
  • Begin to identify practical strategies to support children’s development in numeracy.
  • Begin to identify practical strategies to support children’s development in literacy
  • Explore ways of encouraging children’s social, emotional and behavioural development
  • Begin to develop an understanding of the role of supporting learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

You will need an email address and an internet connection for this Zoom based course.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

What can I do next?

View full course information sheet

L1 Introduction to Becoming a Teaching Assistant

Conditions

This course is funded by the Greater London Combined Authority but is also open to residents of other areas.

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you enrol. Please check the details below to ensure you meet the basic eligibility critiera:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2021
  • You declare that the address you provide is correct and that you will provide evidence of this and your eligibility to live and work in the UK
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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