Institute of Education
University of London
20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL

Tel: +44 (0)20 7612 6305

Accredited courses

For more information on accredited courses contact Tina Catchpole

Tel: 020 7911 5355

Short courses

For more information on short courses contact SENJIT

Tel: 020 7612 6305


SENJIT provides a range of training, from one-day courses through to masters level courses on a very wide range of SEND topics, including the National SENCO Award

Short courses

SENJIT short courses can be held in your school, college, cluster or authority on dates of your choosing or you can attend at the Institute of Education (unless stated otherwise) and provide excellent value for money. We work closely with teachers, schools, colleges and local authorities to develop cost-effective and tailored training solutions that meet specific SEND training needs. The SENJIT programme runs through the Spring, Summer and Autumn terms

For further information see our SENJIT short courses: book online or email us a booking form (pdf, 1mb)

If you would like a course provided in your school or require assistance booking any of the above courses please contact us on or 0207 612 6305.


Postgraduate level accredited modules 

(15 credits) or non accredited option

The aim of the modules is to enable pratitioners to develop and evaluate their knowledge and practice in the field of teaching pupils with a range of SEN. It aims to engage participants in reflective and critical thinking about the relationship between educational research and their own professional practice, learning and settings. Subject to validation:

  • Research Informed Practice Based Enquiry in Language, Literacy and Interaction
    12 January 2015, 3 February 2015, 14 May 2015

  • Research Informed Practice Based Enquiry in Sensory and Physical Needs 
    7 January 2015, 10 February 2015, 21 May 2015

See further information and book online

Master level / accredited courses

  1. Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia) MA
  2. Special and Inclusive Education (MA / MSc)
  3. National Award for SEN Co-ordination - Apply to course (UKPass)
  4. Speech, Language and Communication Needs in Schools: Advanced Practice (MSc)

Foundation degree level 4

(20 credits) or non-accredited option

Suggested modules for support staff:

Further info contact Tina Catchpole