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Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements [in partnership with Include-ed] (PAPAA)

Intensive

  • 6th, 7th and 8th April 2020 - Greencoat Place, Victoria, Central London
  • 12th, 13th and 14th May 2020 - Assembly Rooms, Newcastle

Face to Face

  • 6th-8th April, 21st May, 10th June, 1st July - Greencoat Place, Victoria, Central London

…or anytime online

PAPAA Online (via video presentations): £1,350 // PAPAA Intensive £1,750 // PAPAA Face to Face £2,000

The Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA) enables professionals to fully meet the requirements set by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) to assess candidates for Access Arrangements. The PAPAA

  • is Postgraduate, equivalent to Level 7 on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) - and is
  • includes at least 100 hours relating to individual specialist assessment.

Please go to the Include-ed FAQ page for more information about entry requirements.

We also have a 20 minute video with more information about the PAPAA course

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Click here to download a flyer about the PAPAA (298 KB pdf)

Communicate-ed run this course in partnership with our sister company Include-ed.

Please CLICK HERE to be taken to the Include-ed site for more information about the PAPAA - including the 3 course delivery options.

Thank you for your interest in the Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA).

Communicate-ed run this course in partnership with our sister company Include-ed.

Please CLICK HERE to be taken to the Include-ed site for more information about the PAPAA.

​The course tutors are Caroline Read, Sarah Beard, Abi James and Ally Howes.

Caroline Read

Caroline Read

Caroline is a Specialist Teacher who has practical experience in all areas of the Access Arrangements process and trains for LAs, Universities and SEN Services. Caroline’s book ‘Assessment Guidance for Access Arrangements’ was published by GL Assessment, and she contributed to the PATOSS/JCQ publication ‘Dyslexia: Assessing the need for Access Arrangements’. Her work has also been published in academic journals, by the TES and the RNIB, and she has worked with various publishers to develop tests. She was part of the working party which set up ‘Access Arrangements Online’ and has been involved with other DfE and Ofqual training and policy projects.

Sarah Beard

Sarah Beard

Sarah is a Specialist Teacher who runs a number of accredited dyslexia courses through her company dittas Ltd (http://www.dyslexiatraining.net) She also offers teaching and assessment of dyslexic learners of all ages, through dyslexia services (http://www.dyslexiaservices.net) and works closely with local schools. Sarah has extensive experience of teaching and assessing learners of all ages, having worked for over twenty years supporting dyslexic learners, including ten years in a College of Further and Adult Education. Sarah also lectures locally and nationally on the subject of dyslexia and SpLD and was joint founder of the PAPAA course. She holds APC and AMBDA status.

Abi James

Abi James

Abi is an assistive technology consultant and researcher, specialising in how technology can assist learners with dyslexia and other disabilities. Over the past decade she has led projects to develop, deploy and evaluate how both mainstream and assistive technology removes barriers to learning. Abi also works as a Research Fellow with the ECS Accessibility Team at the University of Southampton and chairs the British Dyslexia Association New Technologies Committee where she advises on the accessibility issues within exams.

Ally Howes

Ally Howes

Ally is a Specialist Teacher who has assessed pupils across various age ranges and settings, as well as working as a SENCo in a large mixed comprehensive school. Ally has led on both literacy and numeracy interventions working with pupils with a range of special educational needs. She has been part of a team of experts working with NFER to develop the National Reference Tests.

Thank you for your interest in the Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA).

Communicate-ed run this course in partnership with our sister company Include-ed.

Please CLICK HERE to be taken to the Include-ed site for more information about the PAPAA.

For full course details please CLICK HERE

Thank you for your interest in the Postgraduate Award of Proficiency in Assessment for Access Arrangements (PAPAA).

Communicate-ed run this course in partnership with our sister company Include-ed.

Please CLICK HERE to be taken to the Include-ed site for more information about the PAPAA.

Online

  • PAPAA Online (videos) £1,350.00

Intensive

  • PAPAA Intensive (3 days face to face + videos) £1,750.00

Course dates

  • Intensive: Greencoat Place, Victoria, Central London - 6th, 7th and 8th April 2020
  • Intensive: Assembly Rooms, Newcastle - 12th, 13th and 14th May 2020

Face to Face

  • PAPAA Face to Face (6 days face to face) £2,000.00

Course dates

  • Greencoat Place, Victoria, Central London - 6th-8th April, 21st May, 10th June, 1st July

Communicate-ed work in association with Include-ed (http://www.include-ed.org.uk) to offer the PAPAA course. We also have a 20 minute video with more information about the PAPAA course

.

For full course details please CLICK HERE

How do I book?

As the PAPAA is a qualification, the application process is more rigorous, so delegates can’t book online using the normal booking method, we have a separate application form.

Please click here to download an application form.

Please send your completed form to papaa@include-ed.org.uk with supporting documents also attached.

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