News

2017
89 Results

Lost in the middle

NEWS - 22 Sep 2017

How the term 'average' can obscure student problems and potential. Too many children are routinely identified as ‘average’ and their abilities and problems are overlooked as a consequence, says a new study published today (22 September 2017).

nasen NI Conference 2017

NEWS - 22 Sep 2017

Annual Northern Ireland conference is set to take place at Stranmillis University College on the 21st October 2017. Theme for the conference is Finding their voice: Promoting Mental Health in Children and Young people. Keynote speaker is Carrie Grant

The national funding formula for schools and high needs: a summary

NEWS - 20 Sep 2017

The policy document setting out the government's new national funding formula for schools and high needs has been released. We provide a summary here.

Summary of the government's consultation response to the primary assessment consultation

NEWS - 19 Sep 2017

We have reviewed the response paper and picked out the elements that are most relevant to your work with children with SEND.

2016
81 Results

Merry Christmas from everyone at nasen

NEWS - 13 Dec 2016

2016 has been a very busy year for everyone at nasen, with some big changes happening over the last 12 months, we take a look at what we have achieved in the year and provide a quick overview of what we have to look forward to in 2017.

'Early Years Funding' document published

NEWS - 07 Dec 2016

The document 'Early Years Funding: Changes to Funding for Three and Four Year Olds' was published this week by the DfE. It is a response to consultation, and includes information about new funding streams for children in Early Years with SEND

Ofsted's Annual Report includes information on SEND

NEWS - 05 Dec 2016

On 1st December, 'The Annual Report of Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, Children's Services and Skills 2015-16' was published. It includes a chapter on SEND which illustrates some of the disparities across the system.

Free Neuro-diversity Train the Trainer Events

NEWS - 28 Nov 2016

There are still 13 DfE-funded, free Train the Trainer courses available, focusing on supporting children and young people with Specific Learning Difficulties