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Organisation Description

Ascentis is both an Awarding Organisation and an Access Validating Agency creating cutting-edge qualifications for FE Colleges, Training Providers, Schools, Employers and many other organisations both in the UK and overseas.

The Ascentis Group includes IDLS (International Dyslexia Learning Solutions) whose focus is to provide specialist multi-sensory software to primary and secondary schools. The IDLS literacy & numeracy programmes are used by thousands of children across the world.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Dyslexia Awareness Training

    Seminar | Ascentis


    Training for SENCOs; Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers in the field of Dyslexia. Delegates will receive invaluable training in this vital area and will also see a demonstration of the IDL Literacy & Specialist Dyslexia Support software.

  • Access to HE Diploma Curriculum and Standardisation Event

    Event | Ascentis


    The purpose of this meeting is to provide a forum for discussion relating to curriculum and standardisation issues; quality assurance and the continued enhancement of the Access to HE Diploma provision and student experience.

  • Creating a Dyslexia Friendly Classroom

    Training Course | Ascentis


    This training will explore the strengths and difficulties of a Dyslexic profile and investigate effective strategies to employ within the classroom for learners with Dyslexia. Training is suitable for SENCo’s; HLTA’s; Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers.

  • Introducing British Values to your curriculum

    Workshop | Ascentis


    The workshop will discuss ways to embed and deliver core British Values into education curriculum and give delegates the opportunity to share best practice. The workshop will involve interactive discussions and activities around the following: democracy; rule of law; individual liberty and terrorism. The workshop will be based on the Ascentis Level 1 Award in Understanding British Values and Entry 3 Level Award in Introduction to British Values qualifications and discuss how education environments can deliver British Values in line with OFSTED principals.

  • ‘Real life’ vs. ‘Online’ – Understanding how to safeguard your learners from the world of social media

    Event | Ascentis


    Social media has a huge impact on young people. In a world where clicks are currency and ‘likes’ are what validates us; it can be tricky differentiating between ‘real life’ and ‘online life’; especially for digital natives. Those born and raised with the smartphone as their fifth limb don’t need to be taught to run from it; but ways to use it for good.

  • Dyscalculia Training

    Training Course | Ascentis


    This training for SENCOs; Head teachers and Deputy Head teachers in the field of Dyscalculia is delivered by Judy Hornigold BSc; PGCSpE; AMBDA; an independent education consultant specialising in dyslexia and dyscalculia and also an Associate Tutor for the BDA and Edge Hill University. She is also a trainer for Maths No Problem training teachers in Singapore Maths. Delegates will receive invaluable training in this vital area; and will also see a demonstration of the IDL Numeracy software. All delegates will receive CPD certification.

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