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Ms Elisabeth Herbert
102
Institute of Education
25 Woburn Square
London
WC1H 0AA
Tel: 0207 3315109
Appointment
  • SpLD (Dyslexia) and AMBDA Tutor
  • IOE - PHD Centre for Inclusive Educ
  • IOE - Psychology & Human Development
  • UCL Institute of Education
Biography

I enjoyed over twenty years as a teacher and have taught in both mainstream and special school settings; with primary and secondary age ranges.  Following my experience in schools I was employed as an SEN/EMAS coordinator in special schools. I spent over 10 years as a local authority Senior Advisory Teacher for language and literacy, developing my specialisms in both of these areas and strategically supporting schools and pupils.

For the last eight years I have worked in the Department of Psychology and Human Development (Centre for Inclusive Education) as a lecturer and currently lead a Master's programme.

See below for details.


Research Groups
Research Summary

I am involved in several Knowledge Exchange projects at present and conducting research as part of the iRead EU 2020 Horizons project. 

Teaching Summary

I am currently programme leader and teaching on the Master's level Course in Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia) and am also leader of the Evidence Based Practice Module. I have also jointly led the  Assessment Module. This Master's is accredited by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) and provides both ATS (Approved Teacher Status) and Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA) status as an outcome of the professional practice elements of the course. 

I have also taught on the 2 National Award for SENCo Modules and on the Social Emotional and Behavioural Development of Children with Speech Language and Communication Needs Module.

I have been worked as a facilitator on the MITA (Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants) project and the PALAC (Promoting the Achievement of Looked After children) project and the SSLIC (Supporting Spoken Language in the Classroom) project.

I am the Lead AMBDA tutor and supervise the professional practice elements of the masters SpLD Dyslexia Course and supervise a team of external AMBDA tutors. 

I have AMBDA and Active AMBDA and am a member of both PATOSS and the BDA.

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