The Dyslexia for teachers online course is available in English and French. We also have a list of other resources and language versions below.
Please note that the courses in English and French are under review, but you can still access them as they appeared at Dyslexia and Literacy International web site.
This learning course is relevant to all teachers precisely because all teachers can expect to come across pupils with dyslexia to a greater or lesser degree in their classroom.
This course creates awareness and presents appropriate responses to learners of different learning abilities in an inclusive classroom setting. Preferably, it is be used during Initial teacher Training.
Ce cours est pertinent pour tous les enseignants précisément parce que tous peuvent s’attendre à être confrontés avec des enfants dyslexiques ‘dans une plus ou moins grande mesure’ au sein de leurs classes.
Ce cours a pour objectif de former tous les enseignants à se conscientiser et à fournir une réponse appropriée aux enfants présentant des habiletés d’apprentissage diverses dans un cadre inclusif. Il sera de préférence utilisé au stade d’apprentissage du métier d’enseignant avant que les participants ne soient confrontés à une classe.
Below are translated versions of the original Dyslexia and Literacy International online courses in some other languages.
Pdf. version generously donated by Associate Professor of Education, Ahmad Oueini, at the Lebanese American University, and Katia Hazoury
PowerPoint version generously donated by Professor Alice Cheng Lai of Mind, Hong Kong. http://www.hkemind.com
Online, interactive courses in Brazil: http://www.dislexiabrasil.com.br/
The MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) is on the Coursera platform and is called Supporting children with difficulties in reading and writing. It is currently the intellectual property of the University of London. Go to coursera.org and key in dyslexia to register for this free course. The lectures have been subtitled in Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Vietnamese.
You also have the option of paying for a certificate from the University of London. You must have a good level of English to understand, complete the tests and write two assignments.