Call for evidence on funding for SEND and AP
You have until the end of the month (31st July) to complete the survey on funding for SEND and those who need Alternative Provision. This is a very important opportunity to let the DfE, and government, know the issues and challenges which you are facing as you provide support for children and young people with SEND.
The call for evidence has been released because the DfE is very much aware of the concerns that exist across the system, and they want to collect as much evidence as possible from everyone affected so that they can use the outcomes to consider future policy.
The Council for Disabled Children is running some workshops across the country, so that some of the themes can be discussed. You can register your interest in attending one of these events at email@example.com: please include your name, role, organisation and email address.
We would urge nasen members to complete the survey as fully as possible.
Tool - 30 Aug 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only
A useful tool for silver and gold members in the EYFS, primary, secondary and post-16 settings. This resource is designed to help teachers work their way through the graduated approach for those pupils that haven’t necessarily yet been identified with SEN but for whom there are initial concerns.
Information - 29 Aug 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Available to silver and gold members, this information based resource will be suitable for SENCos and leaders in Early Years settings, Schools and Colleges. The resource can be effectively used as part of the self review and improvement process, key benefits of this resources is to gain a concise overview of the Education Inspection Framework and implications of practice.
Tool - 29 Aug 2019 Silver AND Gold Member Only
Available to silver and gold members, this useful person centred working tool is suitable for those supporting pupils in Early Years, Primary, Secondary and post 16 settings. The resource can be used to outline a pupil’s key strengths, needs and the strategies and key adjustments to teaching that are needed every day. It can provide a useful vehicle for meaningful discussion around learning between the teacher and the pupil, involving them positively in discussing effective approaches to enable better engagement. Working in a person-centred way (across the whole setting), including the use of person-centred tools, is essential for not only populating the passport but also for getting the most from using it.