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Post 16 Competency Framework

Post 16, Individual staff development

A post 16 autism competency framework for people working with young autistic people.

AET Post 16 Competency Framework 2018
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Bite-sized: Principle 8, Adapting the Curriculum

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Here we look at Principle 8 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance, Adapting the curriculum, teaching, and learning to promote wellbeing and success for autistic pupils. This Principle falls under the theme of Learning and Development.

Bite-sized: Principle 8, Adapting the Curriculum
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Bite-sized: Principle 7, Measuring Progress

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Here we look at Principle 7 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance, Targeted support and measuring the progress of autistic pupils. This Principle falls under the theme of Learning and Development.

Bite-sized: Principle 7, Measuring Progress
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Bite-sized: Principle 6, Social Inclusion

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Here we look at Principle 6 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance, An ethos and environment that fosters social inclusion for autistic pupils. This Principle falls under the theme of Enabling Environments.

Bite-sized: Principle 6, Social Inclusion
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Bite-sized: Principle 5, Leadership and Management

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Here we look at Principle 5 from The Good Autism Practice Guidance, Leadership and management that promotes and embeds good autism practice. This Principle falls under the theme of Enabling Environments.

Bite-sized: Principle 5, Leadership and Management
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Bite-sized: Principle 4, Workforce Development

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Here we look at Principle 4 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance: Workforce development related to good autism practice. This Principle falls under the theme of Positive and Effective Relationships.

Bite-sized: Principle 4, Workforce development
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Bite-sized: Principle 3, Collaboration

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Here we look at Principle 3 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance: Collaboration with parents/carers and other professionals and services. This Principle falls under the theme of Positive and Effective Relationships. 

Bite-sized: Principle 3, Collaboration
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Bite-sized: Principle 2, Person-centred

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Here we look at Principle 2 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance: Enabling the autistic child to contribute to and influence decisions. This Principle falls under the theme of Understanding the Individual.

Bite-sized: Principle 2, Person-centred
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Bite-sized: Principle 1, Understanding the individual

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Here we look at Principle 1 from the Good Autism Practice Guidance: Understanding the strengths, interests and needs of each autistic pupil. This Principle falls under the theme of Understanding the Individual.

Bite-sized: Principle 1, Understanding the individual
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Bite-sized: Learning and Development

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Learning and Development: How do the Competency and Standards Frameworks for Early Years and Schools support this key theme?

Bite-sized: Learning and Development
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Bite-sized: New Key Resources

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Our organisation’s key resources for practitioners have more than just a fresh new look. Here are some other improvements and updates you can expect to enjoy and benefit from when you download them.

Bite-sized: AET Key Resources
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Transition to Employment Toolkit

Post 16

The resources will help employers to develop their awareness and understanding of autism. They will support the hiring and retaining of talented autistic young people.

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Early Years Competency Framework

Early Years, Individual staff development

For individual staff within early years settings to rate their knowledge, skills and personal qualities against a set of descriptors which outline good autism practice.

Early Years Competency Framework
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Bite-sized: Understanding the Individual

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An overview of the key theme: Understanding the Individual, which is considered in the AET Schools Standards and Competency Framework.

Understanding the Individual - Bite-sized
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Bite-sized: Positive and Effective Relationships

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An overview of the key theme: Positive and Effective Relationships, which is considered in the AET Schools Standards and Competency Framework.

Positive and Effective Relationships - Bite-sized
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Bite-sized: Enabling Environments

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An overview of the key theme: Enabling Environments, which is considered in the AET Schools Standards and Competency Framework.

Enabling Environments - Bite-sized.pdf
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