Resources

nasen provides innovative and relevant resources which support the busy professional to work effectively at a strategic level and practically, day-to-day, in the classroom.

Our resources include:
  • Useful, time-saving templates
  • Guidance documents (such as advice for updating your SEND Policy)
  • Top tips!
  • Articles
  • Evidence-based ideas for practice
  • nasen Journals

If you can’t find what you need, please let us know!

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  • Webinar Slides - An Introduction to Using Interventions Part 3

    Other - 23 Oct 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    Presented by Alex Grady, Education Development Officer, this webinar, the third in a series, explores what the effective evaluation of interventions looks like, and how you should approach the evaluation of the interventions that you use.

  • Top tips for pupil passports

    Tips - 17 Oct 2017 Silver AND Gold 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.

  • Developing Evidence Based Practice

    Guidance - 06 Oct 2017 Silver AND Gold 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.

  • Strategic Workforce Development for SEND

    #Collaborative

    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.

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

    Other - 11 Jul 2017 Gold AND Silver Member Only

    Schools have an important role to play in promoting social and emotional wellbeing and in responding to mental health difficulties in their pupils. Here are links to several tools which schools could use to support them in this work.

  • Webinar Slides - An Introduction to Using Interventions Part 2

    #Webinar

    Other - 08 Jun 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    Presented by Alex Grady, Educational Development Officer, this webinar, the second in a series, explores what the effective implementation of interventions entails, and what you need to do to help ensure that YOUR interventions have the desired impact.

  • Questions for governors/trustees to ask about SEND

    Guidance - 23 May 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    This resource has questions for school governors or trustees to ask their SENCO and other senior executive leaders about SEND.

  • Top tips for effective adult language

    20 Apr 2017 Silver AND Gold 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.

  • Becoming a Better Teacher

    #PGCE #Inclusive_Practice

    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.

  • The Governing Board and SEND

    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!