Last week, nasen’s Chief Executive, Dr Adam Boddison informed the Westminster Education Forum that the proportion of children and young people with statements or EHCPs that attend maintained and non-maintained special schools has increased from 38% in 2007 to 45% in 2017.
The Special Education Consortium (of which nasen is part) is conducing a survey into this important area - please help by completing the survey to express your views.Thank you.
A new interactive ‘what works’ resource for those working with pupils and students with SEN, has been published today.
A decision by the Upper Tribunal brings clarity to an area of some confusion regarding young people.
I-ASC are interested in your personal experiences and opinions. Please complete this short survey about communication aids.
The government published its response to the 'Schools National Funding Formula' consultation alongside the High Needs funding formulae on 14th December. Here we summarise the main points and look at the implications for SEND.
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.
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
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.
There are still 13 DfE-funded, free Train the Trainer courses available, focusing on supporting children and young people with Specific Learning Difficulties