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Student Nurses who are Dyslexic. Problem or Challenge?. Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College. Providing education locally since 1893 Vocational focus Relatively small HEI with high proportion of mature students 3 campuses in Buckinghamshire - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Student Nurses who are Dyslexic

    Problem or Challenge?

  • Buckinghamshire Chilterns University CollegeProviding education locally since 1893Vocational focusRelatively small HEI with high proportion of mature students3 campuses in BuckinghamshireNursing courses taught on Chalfont St.Giles campus

  • Chalfont CampusIdyllic rural surrounding, yet within easy reach of London, M25/M40 and the Metropolitan tube line

    Modern teaching facilities and resources

  • THE DEBATE!

  • Disability Data Year 2005

  • Nursing Diploma Selection Process

    5 GCSE or Access Course or relevant past experienceInterview group/one to oneMaths assessmentEnglish writing assessment

  • Process when dealing with students who have dyslexia

    Identified in the recruitment and selection processContact with the Student Services Disabilities Support ServicesDisclosure form completed Faculty is informed

    Academic and Practice Lead informedAction taken according to students needsFeedback to Faculty Strategic Disability Meeting Teaching and Learning Committee Faculty Board

  • Assistance offered to studentsNote takersAcademic tutorOne to one assistance during placementAssistance from Learning Disabilities Unit

    Staff workshops? Assessment strategiesExamination proceduresIT supportPre Induction CourseMentor workshops

  • OUR EXPERIENCELESS JUDGEMENTALAPPECIATION THAT THERE ARE MANY WAYS TO ROMECHALLENGINGMADE ME MORE CREATIVEQUESTIONING PROCESSESCURRICULUM CHANGES

    STUDENT RECRUITMENT LEAFLET

    STUDENT SUPPORT GROUP

    PRE INDUCTION COURSE

  • Pre Induction Course Selection On interviewPoor maths result and/orPoor English writing skillsand/orwho have a learning disability, for example, dyslexia and have requested to attend the course

  • The Pre Induction CourseStudy SkillsCalculationsEnglish WritingBiology2 Week Course included 10 hours each of

  • The Study3 CohortsPre Induction Group (34 students) (PIG) Non Pre Induction Group (17 students) (NPIG)Diploma Group (238 students)

  • Assessments at Level One

  • Professional Issues Essay

  • Psychosocial Essay

  • Foundation in Clinical Practice (1)

  • Foundation in Clinical Practice (2)

  • Student Progress So Far

    Now third year studentsNo leaversStill achieving very good marks

    Positive feedback from lecturers and clinical staff re: students progress

    Students say that they feel more motivated and valued as a result of doing the course

    4 students now completing the Degree Course

  • Student EvaluationIt was a privilege

  • and finally