Wednesday, August 10, 2022

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SEND complaints soar in the past five years

'Lack of transparency' from councils during lockdowns. Complaints by parents desperate to get help for their vulnerable children look set to double compared with five...

Alternative education for children out of school

Children being denied chance to thrive – Ombudsman reports. Children are all too often being robbed of the chance to fulfil their potential, because some...

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Partners, not warriors

Geraldine Hills argues that schools must do more to include parents in decisions about their child’s education

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Switching to SEN

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

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...

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...

Focus on speech and language therapists

Alison Hodson takes a look at the work of speech and language therapists

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...

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