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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.

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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