News

2018
38 Results

New Regional SEND Leaders Appointed

NEWS - 17 Jul 2018

Whole School SEND has now appointed Regional SEND Leaders and Deputies across England.

Vacancy: Whole School SEND Programme Board

NEWS - 11 Jul 2018

The Whole School SEND Consortium has appointed a Programme Board to monitor progress against the deliverables in the SEND Schools’ Workforce Contract.

nasen has partnered with the Tes SEN Show 2018 to help provide two days of dedicated, educational and engaging SEN focus

NEWS - 10 Jul 2018

The Tes SEN Show is the must-attend annual event for everyone in the special educational needs community and is set to be even bigger and better this year.

Nadhim Zahawi encourages SEND specialists across England to work together to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND

NEWS - 09 Jul 2018

Nadhim Zahawi opened this year's nasen Live event with a powerful speech; he stressed the importance of schools across the country working together to facilitate spreading best practice for people with special educational needs and disabilities.

2017
94 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The DfE has produced new draft guidance aimed at reducing the need for restraint and restrictive intervention for children and young people with learning disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder and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
67 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.