Monday, November 29, 2021

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Urgent action needed to tackle and prevent youth unemployment

Reforms to Further Education funding, the apprenticeship levy, the skills system, careers guidance and the national curriculum are urgently needed to tackle the problem...

November SENeXtra available online FREE!

Hello, and welcome to our November SENeXtra.  Click here to read SENeXtra FREE Budget updateGuide Dogs launch CYP CommssionSupport for parent being abused by their childrenBoard...


Battling the LEA: a parent speaks out

Parent Suzanne Buckner asks just what parents have to do to get a meaningful education for their child with SEN

Book Reviews



Switching to SEN

Rob Grays talks to a teacher who has made the transition from a mainstream to an SEN setting

Real world recruitment

The impact of SEN inclusion on mainstream teacher recruitment The workload of teachers is increasing, as the growing number of children with SEN and disabilities...

Stand out candidates

Hannah McDaid explains what special schools are looking for in teaching staff Every special school is unique and staffing demands can differ greatly from setting...

Speaking and writing quietly into the abyss: SEND and inclusion training for teachers

Dr Helen Ross discusses the deficiencies in teacher training and considers what can be done about the situation. In recent weeks, my email inbox has been...

The right staff

Ian Hartwright provides some useful tips on how schools can attract and keep the best teachers