Taught course

Special Educational Needs Coordination

Edge Hill University · Faculty of Education
National Award

Entry requirements

You must hold Qualified Teacher Status and be employed in the post of Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCo) within an eligible school or setting. Eligible schools and settings include maintained schools (including special schools), non-maintained special schools, city technology colleges, academies, free schools and pupil referral units. You will have your status as a new-to-role or experienced SENCo verified by the head teacher of your setting prior to joining the programme.

Months of entry


Course content

As a serving SENCo, this National Award for Special Educational Needs Coordination has been developed to provide you with a rich, critical and broad-based understanding of the theories and concepts surrounding inter-professional working with children and young people experiencing barriers to learning. It will help you further develop your practice as a committed, responsible and creative professional, capable of critical thinking and practical action.

Qualification and course duration

National Award

distance learning
12-36 months

Course contact details

Professional Development for Education Admin Team
+ 44 (0)1257 517126