News

2018
53 Results

Inclusive Alliance SEND CONFERENCE Friday 19th October 2018

NEWS - 11 Sep 2018

Inclusive Alliance Teaching School are passionate about working with all settings to ensure the best outcomes for pupils through their collaborations.

Hereward College is recruiting to its governing board

NEWS - 06 Sep 2018

Hereward College is a Further Education College with a specialist remit, aiming to provide education, training and employability for learners across a wide spectrum of disability and additional needs, with learners ranging in age from 16 - 25 years old.

nasen response to NAHT 'Empty Promises Report'

NEWS - 05 Sep 2018

The Empty Promises report published today by the NAHT (National Association of Headteachers) is a timely report that highlights a range of important issues. nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs), welcomes the report and the opportunity to discuss how we can realise the vision of the SEND (Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities) Code of Practice 2015. There are three areas of the report that I would like to comment on further:

'Keeping Children Safe in Education' is updated

NEWS - 03 Sep 2018

The statutory safeguarding guidance has been updated from 3rd September 2018.

2017
98 Results

Complete our member survey on the use of restraint and restrictive intervention

NEWS - 19 Dec 2017

The DfE has produced new draft guidance aimed at reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and mental health needs. They are seeking views on this guidance.

Ofsted Annual Report released

NEWS - 18 Dec 2017

'Ofsted Annual Report 2016/17: education, children’s services and skills' mentions SEND as an area for focus across the next year.

Mental Health Green Paper

NEWS - 18 Dec 2017

'Transforming children and young people's mental health provision: a green paper' has been published by the Department for Education and is open for consultation.

£45 million package of support for SEND announced by government

NEWS - 01 Dec 2017

The funding package includes money to support LAs with their implementation of the SEND reforms, to establish local supported internship forums and to support Parent Carer Forums.

2016
75 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.

The National SEND Forum Annual Conference

NEWS - 01 Nov 2016

The National Special Educational Needs and Disability Forum is a regular meeting of the leading representatives of significant national organisations in this field.