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Making the most of Learning Support Assistants

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22 June 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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This interactive online training session is for staff who manage learning support assistants (LSAs) and are ready to review and maximise the effectiveness of this resource in a collaborative and positive way. Current circumstances mean that the role of many LSAs has changed. The evidence on the effectiveness of LSAs in traditional classrooms suggests that often they may not always make a significant, positive impact on learning. But, what if there were ways to avoid the pitfalls and turn them into a valuable resource? How do we manage the necessary changes to ensure that everyone – staff, parents and learners – signs up to a new way forward?


This workshop will help managers to:

  • plan for the use of LSAs in current circumstances
  • understand the evidence about what works – and what doesn’t – when utilising LSAs
  • develop an effective communication strategy about making the best use of valuable LSA support
  • make changes in a positive, student-focused way
  • develop an action plan and some outcome measures tailored to their own settings.



The below cost is for each attendee. All attendees need to register separately.

  • Natspec members £40 +VAT
  • Transform members £60 +VAT
  • Non-members £80 +VAT

This training is also available as an in-house programme. For further information please complete our Transform Expression of Interest form.


Book your place

As this course is has a restricted numbers of attendees, we are limiting bookings to 4 per organisation as a maximum. If you would like this training for more people, please contact you find that you cannot attend, please let us know as soon as possible so that we can make the space available for others.  

By booking a place on this course, you’re agreeing to our cancellation terms and conditions.

Please visit the zoom registration page to book your place for this event.

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