Understanding and Supporting Learning
Understanding and Supporting Learning provides customised good value teacher training insets for schools and colleges across England. The teacher training insets are designed to raise awareness of barriers to learning and offers accessible Smart Strategies to provide high quality inclusive teaching.
We specialise in SEND:Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia, Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Processing difficulties, Metacognition and Working Memory deficits.
See the teacher training insets US-L offers in England and abroad ...
We work closely with the National Education Union [NEU], the largest education union in Europe.
For details of their courses, Please click here
See 2019 teacher training inset dates on 'USL offers'.
We also work as trainers for the British Dyslexia Association [BDA] delivering open training sessions and school insets.
Spelling Made Eezee
"The real problem is that nobody is taught how to teach spelling. We've been very good at testing it but not very good at teaching it." Prof Adoniou , University of Canberra. TES 14/12/18
Spelling made eezee is a fun, interactive inset which can be customised to the time available.
Hear Rachel Ingham talk about Working Memory at TES SEN North
Many learners with SEN have working memory deficits preventing them from making academic progress. This session identifies these barriers and demonstrates approaches to teach them inclusively with strategies to meet specific areas of working memory deficit. See USL Offers for more details
USL brings an unique combination of classroom experience, informed theoretical knowledge and personal experience of living with a SpLD to all sectors of education, resulting in popular teacher training insets. USL delivers sessions that are interactive, informed and motivational.
Metacognition: Thinking about Thinking "'Absolutely inspiring course. Rachel was compelling, informative and left me eager to get into the classroom. Thank you so much! Please do some more sessions ! ."Becky Gomeze - October 2018
Differentiating the Learning Experience "Fabulous delivery and content, practical ideas and book recommendations. I feel inspired! Thank you Julia" Teresa Walker - October 2018
Book Training and get discounts on Five Minute Boxes
In partnership with Understanding and Supporting Learning
Cluster School Sessions also offered
3 hours (half day) of CPD for the Five Minute Literacy Box or The Number Box including:
•Awareness of Specific Learning Difficulties and how they impact on learning
•Ways that help children with Specific Learning Difficulties to learn
•Why the Five Minute Box resources work to facilitate learning
•Practical hands-on experience using the resource and teaching strategies with confidence.
Delivered at your school. Up to 20 attendees per session
Teaching Assistants, SENCOs, Inclusion managers, Specialist teachers, parents, anyone who you think would benefit from training with Five Minute Boxes
INFORMATION or BOOKINGS 01442 878629 [email protected]
“Everything was explained very well, and was not too formal”
“Very informative session, and I’m really looking forward to using the Boxes now!”
“A helpful, useful presentation and I’m excited about using the Number Box!”
“Great session. I feel empowered to support more of our learners”
“This [training] would help all TA’s have more impact on learning”