SEND – Putting the Memory to Work

  • SEND – Putting the Memory to Work

About Inclusive Learning North:

Inclusive Learning North provides high quality support, training and consultancy to schools providing for 3-11year olds in the north of England.

Their Inclusion Forums are ever-growing, both in the number of schools taking part and the strength of voice it has to enable positive development in schools’ inclusive practice and the products and services provided to support them.

2019 saw the launch of the Inclusive Learning Online Portal and development of the New2SENCO course. In 2018, Zena presented at the Westminster SEND Briefing. She was Editor in Chief of ‘Inclusion in Focus’ until 2018. She advised the Department for Education (DfE) in the development of progress measurement of pupils on P-Scales.

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Zena Martin

Zena Martin is an Educational Consultant, and Director of Inclusive Learning North. She leads the Inclusion Forum for primary schools, seeking to bring to the Forum the best research, practice, resources and expertise in both SEND and wider aspects of inclusion, from around the UK and beyond.

About the Trainer

Zena Martin is an Educational Consultant, and Director of Inclusive Learning North. She leads the Inclusion Forum for primary schools, seeking to bring to the Forum the best research, practice, resources and expertise in both SEND and wider aspects of inclusion, from around the UK and beyond.

Zena also works as an associate SENCO to primary schools. She is an associate lecturer with Edge Hill University and, previously, Manchester Metropolitan University. She reviews materials for the National SENCO Award, and tutors on the Postgraduate Certificate in Inclusion and SEN.

Zena has previously been involved in an EU project in Malta, training junior and kindergarten teachers in literacy and differentiation, and worked with an International School in Sweden. She has delivered training courses throughout the UK on a range of subjects in inclusion and SEND for primary and secondary delegates. Previously, Zena worked as a SENCO, Inclusion Manager and Deputy Head Teacher. During this time, she gained specialist teaching skills, in addition to the NPQH. Her primary school teaching experience was in Manchester, Rochdale and Salford.

Programme Overview

 

Topic Putting the Memory to Work
Delivery Model A six-hour blended, programme, comprising of 4 hours of virtual F2F training and 2 hours of inter-sessional tasks and post-course application/reflection
Cost
  • AED 630 per delegate including VAT
  • Discounts available for group school bookings of five or more delegates
  • Deadline booking date:  Wednesday 19th May 2021
Dates & Times *

 

Face to Face Online sessions 6 hour programme breakdown
  • All F2F sessions will take place at 4
    – 6pm via Zoom:
  • Session 1: Tuesday 1st June
    Gap activity week
  • Session 2: Monday 7th June
  • 4 hours online facilitation
  • 2-hours inter-sessional tasks and
    post-course application/reflection
Times are Dubai Time

Programme Details

Session 1: To identify children’s difficulties with working memory and
understand how this affects them as learners

  • Exploring practical application of theoretical models of working memory
  • Identification of working memory difficulties in pupils

Gap task: Identification of pupils in your setting

  • Identification of pupils in your setting with low working memory capacity
  • Exploring resources available

Session 2: To be able to make learning more accessible for children with
poor working memories

  • How to develop strategy use in pupils
  • Understanding how to reduce working memory overload
  • Building towards greater inclusion of children in classroom learning

Post-course application: Application of strategies at both classroom and
intervention leve

  • Modifying classroom teaching to reduce cognitive load for all pupils
  • Implementing an intervention plan for an individual/ group of pupils

This course addresses the importance of identification and provision for the more able, giving you tools to take back to the classroom and use immediately, not only for the most able but to challenge all students.

Who should attend?

All Primary staff.

Aims of the Course:

  • To identify children’s difficulties with working memory and understand how this affects them as learners.
  • To know some effective strategies for strengthening children’s short-term working memory.
  • To be able to make learning more accessible for children with poor working memories
Intended Outcomes

Teachers will:

  • Appreciate the significance of working memory in children’s learning
  • gain insight and understanding into current theoretical models of working memory, and how this presents in the classroom.
  • acquire practical classroom strategies for strengthening children’s working memory.
  • explore practical resources available to enhance working memory
  • reflect on strategies that make learning easier in the classroom for
    children with weaker working memories

 

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Testimonials

‘Cannot put a value on this…. brilliant professional development.’

 

‘I have learnt lots to take back to try at school and disseminate to staff’

 

‘Lots of great ideas which can be implemented in the classroom immediately’

 

‘The broad range of fantastic suggestions as to how practical resources can be used. An excellent session full of relevant ideas and suggestions. Very
enjoyable!’

 

‘Interesting, interactive and drawn from examples or real life’

 

‘I found the whole day very useful with lots of information and revision from concepts I looked at many years ago. There was the right amount of audience participation’

For more information please email us on info@infinitelearning.ae

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