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  • Upcoming SEN Courses

    Visit our Learning Zone and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or suggested keywords.

    Click here to view our upcoming Primary SEN courses.
    Click here to view our upcoming Secondary SEN courses.

  • Governor Services' Training Courses

    Click the link below to be taken to the Governor Services' course page.  There you'll find info on their annual training programme, termly programmes and how to book on a course via their online booking system. 

  • Autumn term training

    Our Autumn term offer is a blend of online and venue based events which are identified in the course titles on the Learning Zone as follows:

    Webinar – virtual training via Microsoft Teams
    Blended – courses that are a mixture of virtual and face to face training
    No categorisation – venue based training

    NEW Autumn term training catalogue

    Take a look at our new SEN autumn term training catalogue which has full details of all the Primary and Secondary courses that we are offering this term. We hope you will find this a useful resource to assist with planning you training.

    For any queries regarding our summer or autumn term training offer, please contact htlcdev@hants.gov.uk. For any course booking queries, please contact htlc.courses@hants.gov.uk.

    • Take a look at the Primary SEN learning opportunities available to book:

      To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.


      Autumn Term 2021


      National Award for SEN Co-ordination 2021-22 (Blended) – 16 November 2021, 18 January, 15 March, 26 April 2022 or 30 September, 16 November 2021, 20 January, 16 March, 26 April 2022

      Keyword search: National Award

      These are the Hampshire County Council-led dates only. These form part of a wider range of sessions, some of which will be held at the University of Winchester.

      Further details will be given on the first day of the course which is held at the University.

      Delegates who have completed the National Award through other providers are welcome to attend the SENCO Refresher programme. For additional information please access the Learning Zone.

      This course cannot be booked directly via the Learning Zone. Applications via the University of Winchester only. For enquiries and details contact Winchester University: cpd@winchester.ac.uk Invoicing is arranged by the University, to include the 5 HCC days

      Price: Sub £0 / SLA £0 / Full £0 Payment via Winchester University


      Accelerating the Progress of Children with SEND in Writing 21-22 (Webinar) - 23 November 2021

      Keyword search: SEND writing

      The course will provide delegates with secure knowledge of how children learn to write and the skills required.

      We will explore the areas of difficulty that some children may have during the writing process and practical strategies to address these. Including:

      ·       Securing sentence structure and punctuation

      ·       Practical approaches to spelling common exception words

      ·       Strategies to develop independent writers

      ·       Support to develop handwriting

      Delegates will have time to reflect on the needs of a child they are teaching and create a bespoke plan to support the learner.

      Price: Sub £250 /SLA £215 / Full £300


      Spring Term 2022


      Hampshire Special Educational Needs Conference 2022 (Webinar) 8 Feb 2022

      Keyword Search: Needs Conference

      An opportunity to network with other SENCOs from across the authority.

      The day includes two keynote speakers with a wealth of different experience around working with pupils with social, emotional and wellbeing needs and how this is impacted upon by their communication and interaction needs. A range of workshops will be available in the morning and afternoon sessions which delegates can choose to attend on the day.

      The theme for the conferences this year is ‘How does communication and interaction difficulties impact on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people?’

      Price: Sub £115 / SLA element £70 / Full £138

      • Take a look at the Secondary SEN learning opportunities available to book:

        To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.


        Autumn Term 2021


        National Award for SEN Co-ordination 2021-22 (Blended) – 16 November 2021, 18 January, 15 March, 26 April 2022 or 30 September, 16 November 2021, 20 January, 16 March, 26 April 2022

        Keyword search: National Award

        These are the Hampshire County Council-led dates only. These form part of a wider range of sessions, some of which will be held at the University of Winchester.

        Further details will be given on the first day of the course which is held at the University.

        Delegates who have completed the National Award through other providers are welcome to attend the SENCO Refresher programme. For additional information please access the Learning Zone.

        This course cannot be booked directly via the Learning Zone. Applications via the University of Winchester only. For enquiries and details contact Winchester University: cpd@winchester.ac.uk Invoicing is arranged by the University, to include the 5 HCC days

        Price: Sub £0 / SLA £0 / Full £0 Payment via Winchester University


        Spring Term 2022


        Spring 21-22 Secondary SENCO Professionals’ Network (Webinar) 18 Jan & 15 Mar 2022

        Keyword search: Secondary SENCO

        Half termly twilight virtual meetings to support the development of SEND leadership, provision, and practice in Hampshire secondary schools. These afternoon sessions will provide an invaluable opportunity for your SENCO to access all that is current in terms of the national agenda; network with colleagues for the local perspective; explore universal and specialist aspects of the leadership of SEND in schools, and support them in the development of the principles, building blocks and methodology to enable teachers to make effective provision for students with SEND.

        Price: Sub £80 / SLA £75 / Full £96


        Hampshire Special Educational Needs Conference 2022 (Webinar) – 8 Feb 2022

        Keyword Search: Needs Conference

        An opportunity to network with other SENCOs from across the authority.

        The day includes two keynote speakers with a wealth of different experience around working with pupils with social, emotional and wellbeing needs and how this is impacted upon by their communication and interaction needs. A range of workshops will be available in the morning and afternoon sessions which delegates can choose to attend on the day.

        The theme for the conferences this year is ‘How does communication and interaction difficulties impact on the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people?’

        Price: Sub £115 / SLA element £70 / Full £138