Thursday, September 23, 2021

Featured Articles

Support children to get their hands dirty this autumn, urges RHS

The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) are reminding people of the benefits of children getting their hands dirty this autumn, with gardening known to deliver...

Schools urged to investigate reasons behind poor attendance

Schools and local authorities have been urged to look at “the bigger picture” when investigating poor attendance this school year. Neurodiversity expert, Janinne Perryman and...

£9k bursaries for SEN teaching

Graduates looking to specialise in SEN teaching could be eligible for bursaries of up to £9,000, under plans announced by Business Secretary Vince Cable....


Making inclusion work in the classroom

Only by blurring the boundaries of traditional teacher/pupil relationships can we help children find their own way, says Russell Harris

Book Reviews



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...

The right course

Effective CPD is not just good for teachers’ careers, it is essential if the diverse needs of pupils are to be met, says Chris Keates

Focus on: SEN casework officers

Ian Palmer explores the world of the SEN casework officer

STEM industries need disabled students

Victoria Cornfield, Marketing manager at FPE Seals, discusses the advantages that disabilities can have for work in STEM fields and advocates for more inclusive practices...

Hiring teachers during a global pandemic

Recruitment is challenging and stressful at the best of times. When you combine this with the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it can...