Supporting Special Education Needs in Every Classroom

One day

Course details

The course will focus on improving skills and competences of a mainstream teacher working with students with Special Education Needs (SEN). During the course, participants will be able to strengthen their knowledge on the topics of inclusion and integration, and understand the principles of Universal Design.

They will get practical suggestions on inclusive approaches and the digital tools they can use in teaching both SEN and mainstream students. Participants will be also able to share their own experience and create a lesson plan using the material of the course.

  • Start date: Monday 27 June 2022
  • End date: Wednesday 13 July 2022
  • Workload: 8 - 10 hours

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  • You can access the modules by enrolling in the course
  • It is no longer possible to take part in the final activity and receive a certificate of completion
  • Please note that user support for this course is no longer provided

Target audience

Primary and secondary teachers, school counsellors as well as other school staff who are registered in eTwinning and want to learn more on SEN.

Learning objectives

  • strengthening teachers’ competences in the inclusion of SEN students in mainstream classrooms
  • having teachers create and adapt their lesson plans which would equally engage all learners
  • focusing on and explore various web 2.0 tools (Microsoft Tools, Google Tools and add-ons, interactive tools, formative assessment tools etc.) and apps that can be used in the inclusive and mainstream classroom
  • discovering useful open educational resources and ready-made materials

Offered by

This content is offered by the European Commission. The European Commission is the European Union's politically independent executive arm. It is alone responsible for drawing up proposals for new European legislation, and it implements the decisions of the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.

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  1. How this Course Works
  2. Introduction
  3. Module 1: Inclusive Education
  4. Module 2: Types of Special Education Needs Students
  5. Module 3: Digital Tools for Special Education Needs
  6. Module 4: Final Assignment