Pam Spence

Last Resume Update 19/08/2018
Address Hanoi, Viet Nam
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Birthday: 1952
Gender: Female
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Nationality: British
Where are you living? Hà Nội
Expected Location: Hà Nội
Expected Salary: $25 -$30 per hour


2009                Irlen Screener Certification (Updated 2016)

2004-2007 The Open University, Masters in Education focusing on Specific Learning Difficulties and Special Educational


2006               C&G 9295 Certificate in Adult Learner Support ESOL

2005 - 2006   The Open University Difficulties in Literacy Development 60 credits

2004 - 2005  The Open University Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL (Worldwide).

2004                The Dyslexia Institute Teacher Assessment for Exam Arrangements (updated annually)

2001 - 2002   Cardiff University OCR Post graduate Diploma Specific Learning Difficulties (Hornsby)

1976 - 1977    Cyn Coed College, Cardiff (now Cardiff University) PGCE /Kindergarten/Primary/Secondary

1972 -1975   Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff, BSc Hons Biology/Chemistry Joint Honours 2:2

1971 - 1972   Community Education For the Young European working as an auxiliary nurse in Hamburg Germany.

Voluntary Service Award CEYE


October 2002 – to date Senior Specific Learning Difficulties lecturer, Cardiff and Vale College, Cardiff (full time permanent; 0.8 since 2016)

Key Achievements:

  • Diagnostic assessments for Specific Learning Difficulties and assessment for exam access arrangements.
  • One to one literacy development and support, study skills, advice and training on assistive technology.
  • Staff development on dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and inclusive practice.
  • Supporting students who have complex difficulties ranging from Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD), ADHD, ASD and mental health issues.


October 2010 – July 2012 Lead lecturer on the Specific Learning Difficulties Module of Masters in SEN – Gloucester


Key Achievements:

  • Responsibilities included lecturing on diagnostic assessment and teaching of adults and children with Specific Learning Difficulties: theory and practice.
  • Mentoring 30 teachers during their teaching practice.
  • Organizing curriculum and visiting lecturers
  • Setting assignments and marking

October 2008 – to date Self employed teacher and assessor Cardiff and Vale Teaching and Assessment


     Key Achievements:

  • One to one multi sensory teaching for children with dyslexia from 3-16 years including diagnostic teaching assessment and assessment for exam access arrangements.
  • Diagnostic assessment and report writing Higher Education students who are applying for funding.


September 2007 – to date Freelance specialist dyslexia study skills tutor – Cardiff


     Key Achievements:

  • Specialist study skilled tutor for undergraduate and postgraduate students with SpLD at South Wales University, Cardiff Metropolitan University and The Open University.
  • Delivering strategies that empower students in their studies focusing on time management and organization, academic writing skills, research and reading skills, critical analysis and use of IT.


October 2007 – June 2009 Part time lecturer Newport University South Wales


Key Achievements:

  • Lecturing and mentoring post graduate students on the Masters in Special Educational Needs Module


September 1984 – June 1988 Teacher Kings School, Bridgend.


Key Achievements:

  • General Science, Key Stage 1, 2 and 3
  • Biology and Chemistry, Key Stage 4


September 1980 – July 1984 Supply Teaching in Mid Glamorgan


     Key Achievements:

  • Key Stage 1, 2, 3 and 4 teaching kindergarten, primary and secondary school.


September 1977 – July 1978 Chemistry Teacher, Pencoed Comprehensive School, Mid Glamorgan


Key Achievements:

  • Key Stage 3 and 4 teaching and preparation for exams.


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