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Has technology changed the role of the SENCO?

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By Rebecca Garside, SENCO and Curriculum Leader, Lewis Charlton Learning Centre, Director at Inclusion Infusion and Co-Director at Sunflower Education CIC Special educational need coordinators (SENCOs) have played a key…

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nasen reveals 2021 award winners for SEND educational excellence

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Winners of nasen’s fifth annual Awards have been revealed in a glittering celebration at the Waldorf Hilton in London, with 13 schools, individuals and organisations winning accolades for their outstanding…

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Schools to play key role in ‘landmark’ autism strategy

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Improving the lives of autistic people is the focus of a new multi-million pound strategy launched by the government, backed by £75m investment in its first year, with increased awareness…

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The future for children with EHC plans in a post-COVID world

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By Natalie Kenneison, Chief Operating Officer at Imosphere There were 390,109 children and young people with Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans maintained by local authorities as of January 2020.…

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New special free schools to educate 3,000 pupils

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Up to 3,000 new school places are to be created for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), providing tailored support and specialist equipment. Staffed by specially trained teachers,…

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LearnEd SEND Edition free training event confirmed

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The Department for Education (DfE), Havering Education Services (HES), Corbets Tey school and BESA have announced a national education technology conference focusing on SEND. Designed to deliver free access to peer-to-peer guidance and first-hand insights, LearnED…

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CASE STUDY: Game-based learning helps Wirral secondary to raises standards in maths

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We take a look at how the gamification of maths has helped one school elevate its students’ abilities over the last eight months… Bebington High School is a specialist sports…

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Teachers not interacting with special needs children

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Researchers from the UCL Institute of Education has claimed that children with special needs are not getting enough interaction with teachers. The institute claims that, despite attempts to ensure pupils…

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Delay in SEND reforms down to shortage of educational psychologists…

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As a result of a recent survey conducted by the Association of Educational Psychologists (AEP), it is thought that one third of educational psychology services are ‘unlikely to’ or ‘will not’ meet the requirement…

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