Dyslexia Awareness Course - SANTANDER (2024)

Course description

If you’re passionate about teaching and believe that ALL students should be able to make the most of your classes, this course is for you. It doesn’t matter if you already know anything about dyslexia, how much teaching experience you have, or where you are from. The only requirement is your passion for teaching.

During the course, we will take you on a personal learning journey that combines awareness, theoretical background knowledge, practical activities, mindset, and sharing experiences with the other participants.

This course will prepare you to be the teacher who makes a difference to their students with dyslexia. The course will be held in Maliaño (Única Idiomas – Av. de Bilbao, 48)

Course facts

This course will be delivered in English. Number of participants: maximum 12.


(*Special price for teachers who work at schools that are members of ACCEI; 125€)

learning outcomes

Understanding dyslexia

You will understand what dyslexia is and how the dyslexic brain works

Dyslexia & language learning

You will know the effect that dyslexia has on learning different languages

Recognize dyslexia in your students

You will be able to screen for dyslexia and recognize it in your students.

What does dyslexia feel like?

You will experience what it feels like to have a dyslexic brain

Adapt your classes & materials

You will know how to effectively adapt your classes and materials to students with dyslexia

Motivating your students with dyslexia

You will have the tools to create powerful rapport with your students and motivate them to reach their full potential

Boelo van der pool

The trainer

Over the past 30 years, Boelo van der Pool has worked in many different areas of language education in the UK and Spain; school management, language course development, language coaching, international research, dyslexia awareness, and teacher training.

Since 2018 he has been actively researching in the field of dyslexia and language learning and, over the years, has developed a methodology that has already improved the learning outcomes of over 150 dyslexic teen and adult students in Spain and Latin America.

He is a regular speaker at ELT conferences and events, as well as podcasts and webinars worldwide. He has created this course to share his passion and experience with other language teachers.

For this course, he works with a team of language teachers and neurodiversity experts from Arezzo (Italy).


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Málaga – Spain