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Dyslexia is the additional support need you are most likely to encounter. The earlier you identify this need, the better. Our training can help.

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Online Dyslexia Awareness CPD:

Introductory online modules for Community Learning and Development practitioners and teachers.

These modules have been developed and written to raise awareness of the impact of dyslexia and ways of supporting dyslexic learners in school, and in a post-school setting.  Please visit the link below to access these courses on the Open University website.  These are available to anyone to complete and are completely free of charge:

https://www.open.edu/openlearncreate/course/index.php?categoryid=329

Free Udemy course for Career and Employability Coaches:

This video-based course has been created to provide career development practitioners with an overview of dyslexia, difficulties dyslexic clients may experience with application forms, and practical ways to support learning:

www.udemy.com/course/supporting-dyslexic-people-with-job-applications

DYSLEXIA SCOTLAND'S TRAINING PROGRAMME 2020

An ability to recognise, understand and support dyslexia can help your dyslexic employees and learners thrive in life, learning and work. Dyslexia Scotland has created a programme of general and specialised dyslexia awareness training workshops facilitated by experienced and qualified specialists. You can find out costs and book by clicking on the appropriate link below.

"Very informative session relevant to my workplace. Helpful tools and activities to explain the different learning methods and how dyslexia can impact individuals differently. Thanks!" 

                
28 April 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Employers (This will now be run as a online training event)
19 May 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Employers                                                                    
9 June 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Employers
25 August 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Employers                                                           
1 September 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Employers
22 September 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Human Resources Professionals
29 September 2020 Dyslexia Awareness for Human Resources Professionals

Bespoke training for educators & employers

We can come to you!  Are you looking for training for a number of your staff and prefer an in-house delivery?  In addition to the training offered above, we can also offer a bespoke service offering in-house training sessions to your staff.  So whether you want to raise awareness, gain an understanding of dyslexia and its strengths or support students with learning difficulties, or wish to tackle a very specific area of dyslexia – we can help. Call us on 01786 446650 for more details or email info@dyslexiascotland.org.uk for up-to-date costs.

The workshop was excellent and a useful tool since the scenarios were very true to life.

Chief Inspector John Moore, West Lothian Police force