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Routes to excellence. IATEFL 2012, Glasgow Special Needs and Inclusive Learning Symposium Phil Dexter Teacher Development Adviser British Council UK.

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1 Routes to excellence

2 IATEFL 2012, Glasgow Special Needs and Inclusive Learning Symposium Phil Dexter Teacher Development Adviser British Council UK

3 Routes to excellence Speakers sponsored by and

4 Routes to excellence Purpose of the symposium Everyone is special Special learning needs – my personal story British Council Case Studies Symposium Presenters Organisation of the symposium Programme

5 Routes to excellence

6 Everyone is special! Special or specific needs? Every learner matters How the need impacts on learning what we can do about it as teachers

7 Routes to excellence

8 Selective Mutism Stammerring and Anxiety Introducing myself in front of class or answering questions Reading aloud Mocked by other students – form of bullying

9 Routes to excellence Personal Strategies School and professional support Avoidance strategies – avoiding specific sounds where possible, making notes before speaking Use of visual media – writing or drawing – in class on board New technology very important – , texting, powerpoint My persona – taking control!

10 Routes to excellence Selective Mutism Unhelpful help Teachers (or classmates) finishing words/sentences Inconsistent approach to inclusion in lesson – sometimes asking questions Misunderstanding talking to other students in class

11 Routes to excellence Individual Education Plan Identify areas of concern Targets to be achieved and criteria – small steps Resources, techniques and strategies Outcome and evaluation Parental/carer/professional support at home

12 Routes to excellence Symposium Presenters and running order Working with visually impaired learners Biljana Pavlović, Vuk Karadžić Primary School, Kruševać, Serbia Inclusive learning in the classroom Sally Farley, Special Support Tutor, University of Kent

13 Routes to excellence Symposium Presenters and running order Successful strategies for supporting learners Noreen Caplen-Spence, The Junior King's School, Canterbury. EAL teacher Effects of trauma, disruptive attachment and impact on learning Marie Delaney, educational psychotherapist, teacher trainer and author

14 Routes to excellence Thank you


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