Teaching Learners with a Visual ImpairmentLiverpool John Moores University
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Rank: 66 (TCUG)
Location: Liverpool John Moores University
Study mode distance learning (part-time)
Degree: PG Diploma
Start Date: 2020/09/01
Duration: 24 months
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Liverpool John Moores University has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Embark on this mandatory qualification for Teachers of Visually Impaired Learners, delivered at St. Vincent's School, Liverpool in collaboration with LJMU.
- Discover this programme designed by practitioners for practitioners
- Study over two years on a distance learning basis
- Explore six diverse Core modules including a UEB braille course
- Take part in five residential weekends and a four week block teaching placement within a specialist or support service setting
- Engage in work-based learning, person-centred inclusive thinking and teaching approaches designed to engage students as self-directed learners and reflective practitioners.
You will need: an Honours degree (or its equivalent) in any subject Qualified Teacher Status current employment as an educational practitioner working with visually impaired learners Additional information IELTS score of at least 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in each component) Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ([email protected]) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international
IELTS: 6.5 (IELTS 6.5 with 5.5 in all skills)
Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for Liverpool John Moores University.
About this university
Students from over 100 countries travel to Liverpool to study at LJMU. Therefore, the university operates a dedicated International Student Advisers system where students have access to an experienced team to assist them. The team are available for matters such as visas and immigration advice, accommodation assistance, help with financial concerns and the various support needed when living in a new country. They also organise English language workshops and study support to help those to whom English isn't a first language. Student representation is provided by the Liverpool Students Union. It operates cross five different sites with the main one being in the John Foster Building. They are responsible for the organisation of around 48 clubs and societies as well as the sports clubs. These range from volunteering work to interest and cultural groups as well as arts such as the dance or drama societies. The university has 36 sports teams from football, rugby and cricket to volleyball and American football. Most of the teams take part in the BUSC leagues as well as various intramural events. The teams have a very good record for winning championships and other awards. Sports facilities on offer include a large sport hall, gymnasium, hockey astropitches, football pitches, badminton, basketball and tennis courts as well as dance studios and a climbing wall. Most of these facilities are on the IM Marsh campus.