Oxford Brookes University School of Education

Oxford Brookes University

Advanced Educational Practice (Working with Children with Literacy Difficulties)

The course is designed for experienced teachers and graduate teaching assistants working with children and young people with literacy difficulties and is organised by Oxford Brookes in partnership with Oxfordshire Local Authority. The course meets the criteria for the taught elements of Associate Membership to the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA). To apply for full AMBDA status you will need to do an additional observed and mentored practice with a qualified AMBDA practitioner. This can be organised through the course.

Entry requirements

A degree in a relevant subject area and experience of working with children with literacy difficulties. For the associated AMBDA award (Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association), Qualified Teacher Status is also needed.

Course modules

Modules include: alternative perspectives on literacy difficulties; literacy difficulties (assessment and intervention); managing literacy difficulties in school.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include essays and reports.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time £ 2,130 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Harcourt Hill Campus Oxford OX2 9AT South East

Key information

Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
01865 488617