Experiences of Education, Health and Care plans
A research report based on a survey of parents and young people's experiences of Education, Health and Care plans has been released.
The Department for Education commissioned a survey of parents and young people with an EHC plan in order to build a representative national picture of how parents and young people in England were experiencing the EHC needs assessment and planning process and the resultant EHC plans.
Almost three quarters of the respondents agreed that the EHC plan led to the child or young person getting the help and support that they need. The full report can be found here.
20 Apr 2017 Paid Member Only
The language that adults use is very important, particularly when supporting children and young people with SEND. nasen's tips will help you to know how to adapt your language in order to support these pupils more effectively.
Other - 13 Apr 2017
In an article originally published in 'Special' in May 2016, Professor Des Hewitt from Warwick University highlights the benefits for trainee teachers of learning in a special school community. He considers what can be learned from this model, and why teacher education establishments should consider using special schools in their teacher education programmes.
Guidance - 11 Apr 2017
In this article, which was originally published in nasen Connect in January 2017, Gillian Allcroft from the National Governance Association talks about the responsibilities of the Governing Board in relation to SEND. Having a governor dedicated to SEND may not be the best way forward!