Workshop in Dyslexia Awareness

On the 21st May 2016 the Muslim Teachers Association with Berrymede Junior School presents:

A Workshop in: Dyslexia Awareness and Early Intervention for children in the primary school

Training is led by: Samina Masud a member of the Ealing Dyslexia Association

If you wish to download a PDF version of the event please click or tap MTA Workshop 21st May 2016

Saturday 21st May 2016
10.00am – 1.00pm
(followed by lunch & networking)

Berrymede Junior School
Osborne Road, Acton, London, W3 8SJ
(parking available)

Mentoring opportunities (30 minutes) are available, Time slots to be allocated with experienced educational senior leaders during the morning

To register your place, send your name, organisation and contact details to: [email protected]

Cost: Members £10
Non-members £20

For queries on the day, please contact Lubna Khan, Vice-President, on 07834 195007

Dyslexia Awareness and Early Intervention for children in the primary school

Objectives include:

  • Increase teacher’s confidence in recognizing signs of dyslexia/SpLD
  • Early Identification and SEND
  • Plan Early Intervention and support strategies
  • Activities and ideas suitable for the classroom

Berrymede Junior School is a ‘Good’ school which has been awarded the GPU education for Excellence 2013.

Information about the presenter

Samina Masud

A specialist teacher in the local school, experienced in the field of Special Educational Needs especially Dyslexia and Dyspraxia. She is passionate about education, committed to ensuring that all children reach their full potential in all aspects of school life regardless of their starting point. A great believer in early interventions and personalised learning. Samina is also a very active committee member of a local charity the Ealing Dyslexia Association, in addition to being Qualified to Masters level in Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Assessment.

Information about the MTA executive committee members available for mentoring sessions

Rukhsana Yaqoob

Rukhsana is the President of the Muslim Teachers’ Association, was a tutor on the Investing in Diversity programme at the Institute of Education, has been a school governor for many years, has been on Teacher’s TV and the Islam Channel and has been a mentor for the Black Professionals Network. Presently she is a freelance educational consultant who has been a secondary school teacher for many years, as well as working for the National Strategies as a Narrowing the Gap Regional Adviser where she worked on the Minority Ethnic Achievement Programme (MEAP) to raise the attainment of Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Turkish and Somali pupils in the UK.

Lubna Khan
Lubna Khan is a Head Teacher in a large Junior School for the past 10 years. She is a local Leader of Education and a Mentor for NPQH candidates. Her school has many accolades for being inclusive and having a rich global dimension. She is also active in the borough serving on numerous committees developing strategies and sharing good practice.