Saturday, August 13, 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...

We’re Not All Autistic

The phrase, “I am/we are all autistic” or some variation, has been heard uttered by Dave down the pub all the way to world-famous...

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Point of view : parent : Our Journey

Denise Mitchell highlights the battles she has faced to get the right education for her son. My son Matthew, 18, and has a diagnosis of...

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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

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

Adjust the job

It’s time to address the cause of the teacher shortage, not just its symptoms, writes Lord Jim Knight

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...

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