Award in special educational needs and disability Leadership and Management in the early years

Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability

Leadership and Management of the Early Age

Social and Health Care


Course Duration - Varies (Typically 6-12 Months)


  • Welcome to the presentation on the Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability, Leadership and Management of the Early Age. This program is designed to equip professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively lead and manage early years settings for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
  • Over the next few minutes, we will explore the key features and benefits of this award program.

Program Overview:

  • Duration: The Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability program typically takes 6-12 months to complete, providing a focused and comprehensive education on leadership and management in the early years sector.
  • Focus: The program emphasizes the understanding of SEND legislation, effective leadership practices, inclusive pedagogy, collaboration with parents and professionals, and promoting positive outcomes for children with SEND.


Core Subjects: The program covers essential topics such as the legal framework for SEND, person-centered planning, assessment and intervention strategies, differentiated instruction, safeguarding and child protection, and effective communication with families.
Leadership Skills: Participants will develop leadership skills in building inclusive environments, promoting staff development, managing resources, fostering partnerships, and ensuring high-quality provision for children with SEND.
Successful completion of the Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability program will result in a recognized certification.
This certification validates your expertise in leadership and management of early years settings for children with SEND, demonstrating your commitment to inclusive education and best practices.
Our program is delivered by experienced faculty members who are experts in SEND and early years education.
They bring a wealth of knowledge, practical experience, and research insights to guide you throughout the program and support your growth as an effective leader.
The program encourages the practical application of knowledge and skills.
Participants will have opportunities to engage in case studies, action research, and reflective practice, enabling them to apply concepts and strategies directly in their professional settings.
Collaborative learning is a key aspect of the program.
You will engage in discussions, group activities, and peer-to-peer learning, fostering a supportive network of professionals dedicated to promoting inclusive education and supporting children with SEND.
The Award in Special Educational Needs and Disability prepares professionals for leadership and management roles in early years settings catering to children with SEND.
Graduates can pursue career paths as SEND coordinators, inclusion managers, early years leaders, or progress into higher-level management positions within the early years sector.
The program promotes ongoing professional development and continuous learning.
You will gain insights into current research, best practices, and emerging trends in the field, equipping you with the tools to navigate challenges and drive positive change in the early years sector.


Instructional mode: In presence
Level: MQF 5 
Duration: 6 – 12 months
Certification: Diploma


Passport / ID card
Copy of high school diploma or equivalent
IELTS 5.0 minimum score certificate or equivalent 
Statement of purpose
Declaration of value

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