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Level 4

Assist with programmes in education settings for young people with oral language disorders
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7302 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of oral language disorders; describe and demonstrate techniques to assist young people with oral language disorders; describe techniques for working with groups of young people; work as a team member to assist young people with oral language disorders; and assist in the implementation of a programme for a young person with oral language disorders.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA National Qualifications Services

Assist with implementation of early intervention programmes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7304 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard will be able to: identify special learning and development needs in infants, toddlers and young children; demonstrate knowledge of early intervention practice; describe characteristics of selected early childhood education setting; demonstrate knowledge of ways to work with families; and assist with implementation of a programme for an infant, toddler, or a young child. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an assisting role with infants, toddlers, and young children.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 5

Demonstrate knowledge of inclusion and assist in the implementation of an individual education plan
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

14537 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of students with special education needs; demonstrate knowledge of inclusion; demonstrate knowledge of ways to support inclusion; and assist in an individual education programme by implementing teaching sequences for a particular individual programme objective to support the inclusion of a student. This unit standard is intended for those who will work in a general teaching role with students with special education needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Demonstrate knowledge of inclusion and assist to implement an individual development plan
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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14871 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of special education needs for young children; demonstrate knowledge of inclusion; demonstrate knowledge of ways to support inclusion of young children in an early childhood setting; and assist in an individual development programme by implementing teaching sequences for a particular individual programme objective to support the inclusion of a young child. This unit standard is intended for those who work or are intending to work as a teacher in an early childhood setting with young children.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement individual learning plans for young people with special needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7298 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of individual learning plans; collate assessment information for an individual learning plan meeting; conduct a meeting to develop an individual learning plan for a young person with special needs; prepare an individual learning plan for a young person with special needs; and implement an individual learning plan for a young person with special needs. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teaching or advisory role with young people with special education needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Facilitate the inclusion of young people with special needs in regular education settings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7300 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of inclusion; describe and appraise issues related to inclusion; demonstrate knowledge of ways to facilitate inclusion; demonstrate knowledge of the needs of families; plan for inclusion for a young person with special education needs; and facilitate the inclusion of a young person in a regular education setting. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a teaching, specialist teaching, or advisory role with young people with special education needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Implement programmes for young people with complex and interrelated needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7306 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: relate knowledge of complex and interrelated needs; identify and appraise issues associated with working with young people with complex and interrelated needs; demonstrate knowledge of ways to work with families; demonstrate knowledge of ways to work with young people with complex and interrelated needs; and implement a programme for a young person with complex and interrelated needs. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an assisting or in a teaching role with young people with complex and interrelated needs. They implement a programme that has been developed by a person in an advisory role.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Assist young people with difficulties in functional communication in education settings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7308 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe difficulties in functional communication; demonstrate knowledge of techniques for assisting young people with difficulties in functional communication; apply techniques for assisting young people with difficulties in functional communication; and describe ways to work with others to assist young people with difficulties in functional communication. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an assisting or teaching role with young people who have difficulties in communication.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Use assistive technology for young people with special learning needs in education settings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

Version 3

7314 Unit Standard 3 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate use of computer; demonstrate knowledge of how assistive technology can be used to assist young people with special education needs; and work with young people using assistive technology. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an assisting role with young people with special education needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 6

Evaluate theoretical models used in special education
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7294 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the concept of a theoretical model or approach; demonstrate knowledge of a range of theoretical models and evaluate their application for working with young people with special needs in learning; and describe and appraise an integrated approach for working with young people with special learning needs. This unit standard is for those who work in a teaching, specialist teaching, or advisory role with young people with in an education setting.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Adapt the delivery and resources of the curriculum for young people with special needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7301 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of ways to adapt the delivery or resources of curriculum; carry out an assessment for a young person with special needs; adapt instructional strategies and tasks for a young person; adapt curriculum materials for a young person; adapt learning environment for a young person; adapt assistive technology for a young person; and adapt a daily programme. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a teaching, specialist teaching, or advisory role with young people with special needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement programmes for young people with difficulties in motor skills
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7307 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of difficulties with gross motor skills; demonstrate knowledge of difficulties with fine motor skills; demonstrate knowledge of ways to carry out an assessment for a young person with difficulties in gross motor skills; demonstrate knowledge of ways to carry out an assessment for a young person with difficulties in fine motor skills; carry out assessment for a young person with difficulties in gross motor skills; carry out assessment for a young person with difficulties in fine motor skills; prepare a programme for a young person with difficulties in gross motor skills; prepare a programme for a young person with difficulties in fine motor skills; and implement programmes for young people with difficulties in motor skills. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teaching or advisory role with young people who have difficulties with gross motor skills and or fine motor skills.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement programmes for young people with oral language difficulties
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7309 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of oral language difficulties; appraise programmes for young people who have oral language difficulties; carry out assessment with a young person who has oral language difficulties; prepare a programme to facilitate oral language development for young people with oral language difficulties; and implement a programme to facilitate oral language development for young people who have oral language difficulties. This unit standard is intended for those who working in a teaching, specialist teaching or advisory role with young people who have oral language difficulties.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement programmes for young people with special needs in life skills
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7311 Unit Standard 4 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of special needs in life skills; appraise programmes in life skills; carry out an assessment for a young person with special needs in life skills; prepare a programme for a young person with special needs in life skills; and implement a programme for a young person with special needs in life skills. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a teacher, specialist teacher or advisory role with young people with special needs in life skills.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement vocational programmes for adolescents with special learning needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7312 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of special learning needs in relation to vocational skills; carry out an assessment of vocational skills for adolescent with special learning needs; demonstrate knowledge of ways to develop vocational skills; prepare a programme in vocational skills for a young person; and implement a programme in vocational skills. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teacher role with adolescents who have special learning needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement strategies to facilitate individual learning for young people with special needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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9145 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe the learning process and discuss factors that may contribute to successful learning for young people with special needs; describe and appraise settings for individual learning; describe and appraise influences on individual learning; demonstrate knowledge of instructional approaches for individual learning; demonstrate strategies to promote individual learning with a young person with special needs; demonstrate knowledge of ways to deal with difficulties in individual learning; carry out a programme to provide individual learning with a young person. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a teaching, specialist teaching, or advisory role with young people with special needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Level 7

Assess special learning needs for young people in education settings
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7295 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of learning as a complex process; demonstrate knowledge of special learning needs; describe issues for assessment; demonstrate knowledge of assessment methods and content; describe ways to select content and methods for assessment; prepare an assessment plan for a young person with special learning needs; and carry out an assessment for a young person with special learning needs. This unit standard is intended for specialist teachers and advisors who work with young people who have special learning needs associated with school curriculum.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Assess within the framework of an ecological model for working with young people with special needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7296 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of an ecological model; demonstrate knowledge of learning environments; demonstrate knowledge of other environments and influences on learning; appraise issues associated with ecological assessment; prepare for assessment; carry out assessment for a young person; and analyse assessment information. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an advisory role with young people who have persistent and serious difficulties in learning.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Identify, screen and assess infants, toddlers, and young children with learning needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7297 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of a family focused approach to working with infants, toddlers and young children; demonstrate knowledge of learning and development needs in infants, toddlers and young children; demonstrate knowledge of environmental factors that may influence the development of infants, toddlers and young children; evaluate issues related to assessment of infants, toddlers and young children; outline philosophies and practices for screening and assessment in early childhood education; demonstrate knowledge of identification, screening and assessment of infants, toddlers and young children; prepare an assessment plan for an infant, toddler or young child; carry out an assessment for an infant, toddler or young child; and analyse assessment information. This unit standard is for those who work in a specialist teaching, or an advisory role with infants, toddlers and young children with special learning and development needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement individual early intervention programmes
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7303 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of early intervention practice; examine issues in early intervention practice; describe ways of working with families of infants, toddlers, and young children; carry out assessment for an infant, a toddler, and a young child; describe ways to prepare integrated individual programmes for infants, toddlers, and young children; prepare an integrated individual programme for an infant, a toddler, and a young child; implement an integrated individual programme for an infant, a toddler, and a young child in an early childhood education setting; implement an integrated programme for an infant, toddler or young child in a home setting; and facilitate transition to an early childhood centre or school for a young child with special education needs. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teacher or an advisory role with infants, toddlers, and young children who have special needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement programmes for young people with complex and interrelated needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7305 Unit Standard 7 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: describe complex and interrelated needs; demonstrate knowledge of issues associated with complex and interrelated needs; demonstrate knowledge of ways to work with families and other professionals; carry out assessment for a young person with complex and interrelated needs; describe programmes for young people with complex and interrelated needs; prepare a programme for a young person with complex and interrelated needs; and implement a programme for a young person with complex and interrelated needs. This unit standard is intended for those who may work in a specialist teaching or an advisory role with young people who have complex and interrelated needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop use of assistive technology for young people with special education needs
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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7313 Unit Standard 6 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of computer and other current assistive devices for young people with special education needs; demonstrate knowledge of how assistive technology can be used to assist young people with special education needs; demonstrate knowledge of use of switches and related equipment; describe and use assistive technology for young people with complex and interrelated needs; describe and use assistive technology for young people with physical and sensory needs; describe and use assistive technology for young people with communication needs; and describe and use assistive technology for young people with special learning needs. This unit standard is intended for those who work in an advisory role with young people with special education needs.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement programmes for young people with special needs in reading
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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9146 Unit Standard 10 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of reading difficulties of young people; demonstrate knowledge of assessment for young people with special needs in reading; carry out an assessment for a young person with special needs in reading, review current provisions and practices associated with the education of young people with special needs in reading; prepare a programme for a young person who has special needs in reading; and implement a programme for a young person with special needs in reading. This unit standard is intended for those who work in a specialist teacher or an advisory role with young people with special needs in reading.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Develop and implement programmes for young people with special needs in mathematics
This standard has expired and is no longer available.

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9147 Unit Standard 5 Credits

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People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of special needs in mathematics; demonstrate knowledge of ways to carry out an assessment for special needs in mathematics; carry out an assessment for a young person with special needs in mathematics; describe ways to assist young people with special needs in mathematics; prepare a programme for a young person with special needs in mathematics; and implement a programme for a young person with special needs in mathematics. This unit standard is intended for those who are working in a teaching, specialist teaching, or advisory role with young people who have difficulties with mathematics.

Standard-setting body:

NZQA Special Education NZQA National Qualifications Services

Data as at 30 November 2021