Submitted by Muath on Tue, 05/22/2018 - 15:03
Module Title
Good Practice
Module Credits
Module Semester
Module Status


The purpose of this module is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill, and competence in the practices and principles underpinning the role of a Special Needs Assistant to enable the learner to work effectively under direction in a special needs assisting capacity.

At the end of this unit learners will be able to:

  • Follow appropriate health and safety procedures in the workplace
  • Summarise key elements of child protection policy
  • Work within principles of good practice in e.g. Confidentiality, inclusion, independence, boundaries, etc.
  • Understand the role of the special needs assistant in relation promoting the health and safety
  • Reflect on one’s own values and attitudes in working with children with special needs
  • Explain the rights of children with special needs in relation to personal autonomy
  • Understand the importance of on-going training, reflection, supervision, and support
  • Demonstrate an ability to work effectively with others in promoting and maintaining good practice
Module Assessment