Would you like a FREE Early Years SEND book AND a month's membership of Childcare.co.uk?
We are looking for short case studies from Early Years settings to use in our new Early Years SEND resources, and we have free gifts to say 'thank you' for the first twenty we receive.
Hopefully you have heard or read about nasen's new Early Years SEND project, in which we are developing a range of resources aimed at everyone working with children aged 0-5, to support them to offer effective provision for children with SEND.
As part of this project, we are creating webcasts, miniguides and face-to-face training materials specific to the sector. We want to make these resources as relevant and 'real' as possible, so we are looking for anyone who works in the EY sector to send us a short case study, showcasing effective practice that has impacted on children with SEND and their families. There is a simple form to complete and further information here. Case Study Template
As an incentive (we know how busy you are!) we are pleased to be able to offer two free gifts, kindly donated by our sponsors: Childcare.co.uk has offered a month's Gold membership (worth £24.99), and Nursery World has offered a book from their 'Practical Pre-School Books' range (worth up to £20) both going to the senders of the first twenty case studies.
We really hope that you will be able to contribute to this exciting new project, and we look forward to hearing from you (all the information you need is on the document above).
Tips - 17 Oct 2017 Paid Member Only
Pupil passports are an important tool within wider person-centred working and lots of schools and settings use them. Have a look at these suggestions for how you can ensure that you are using them effectively, or to help you to start using them, so that they can contribute to improved outcomes for children and young people with SEND.
Guidance - 06 Oct 2017 Paid Member Only
In this podcast, Michael Surr, Education Development Officer at nasen, talks with Hedi Elsmore about how her school used an evidence based approach to improve provision for their learners with SEN.
Guidance - 06 Oct 2017
This is a cyclical, 9 step process which covers identification of areas for development, effective planning to address these area and then reviewing impact to identifying what will need to happen next. This process was created to support early years providers, schools and further education professionals to continue improving their approaches to professional learning.