What will I learn?

The workshop focuses on the roles and responsibilities of a teaching assistant. We will discuss course expectations should you decide to take the full Open Awards course. Responsibilities will be linked to learners’ individual strengths.

Our Open Awards TA course includes child development, intellectual development, language and communication, safeguarding, importance of play and listening skills.

To access online courses you will need:

  • Microsoft Teams (free download-support can be provided to do this)
  • Smart phone/tablet/laptop/computer
  • Email address

Course tutor: Maria Brand.

Teaching Assistant student"My long-term ambition is to become a Special Educational Needs sports teacher, encouraging pupils with difficulties to participate in sport at whatever level they can."