Learning outcomes

After studying this introductory module and participating in the tasks, you will have an awareness of:

  • The education context in Scotland and the national agenda
  • What dyslexia is and its impact
  • Dyslexia and inclusive practice
  • Effective communication
  • How dyslexia is identified
  • Information and practical support strategies

This first module provides you with a basic introduction to dyslexia and inclusive practice. It is split into seven sections, which you can access via the navigation panel on the left hand side of each page.

This module includes a reflective log [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] , which can be used to support the General Teaching Council for Scotland’s requirement to maintain professional standards. The activities in the module can be completed on your own but you can also use them to support group work with colleagues.

During the module, you can test your knowledge by taking some practice quizzes. At the end of the module, you will be asked to complete an assessed quiz. If you have gained a score of at least 60% in the assessed quiz, have attempted the practice quizzes and have clicked through all the pages of the module you will earn a digital badge.