Understanding Education Rights for Advisers

As per the Northern Ireland Quality Standard all advisers should be able to provide generalist advice in relation to Education. This course provides advisers with an overview of the main legislation covering educational rights and entitlements for all school aged young people in Northern Ireland. It will address some of the main issues facing young people and their parents. These include; • Access to special educational needs provision and the rights of the young person • Suspensions and expulsions • Accessing free school meals and other financial supports This course will prepare advisers to give basic advice and guidance in these areas and also the information they need to successfully signpost or refer to specialist agencies when necessary.
Who Should Attend: 
This course is designed for advisers who are required to meet the Northern Ireland Quality Standard, or student advisers working primarily in this area.
Members: £80 Voluntary and Community Sector Organisations: £100 Private and Statutory Sector Organisations: £120. We will invoice you for the course. Please note a late cancellation fee will apply to courses cancelled with less than 5 working days’ notice. Cancellation Policy Booked courses which are cancelled within 5 working days of the course start date will not be invoiced. Booked courses cancelled with less than 5 working days’ notice will be invoiced at a fee of £30 or 50% of the course fee, whichever is higher. Participants booked on FREE training who do not show up on the day, or do not cancel with at least 5 working days’ notice, will be charged a fee of £30.
CPD Hours: 
There are 6 hours CPD available for this course.
Education/Professional Framework: 
As per the Northern Ireland Quality Standard all generalist advisers are required to provide advice in relation to core topics such as Education. This course will aid advisers in meeting this standard.


27 Clonard Crescent
BT13 2QN
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028 90329085
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Tuesday, 29 October 2019 - 10:16am