Collaborative Learning for SEN: the Role of the SENCO

This guidance aims to support early years providers, schools and further education to continue improving their approaches to professional learning in order to maximise the benefit to staff, the children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities they teach. The guidance exemplifies the role of the SENCO as provider or facilitator of CPD for SEN while offering advice on how nasen can support the CPD process, with an emphasis on collaborative learning.

See the Collaborative Learning for SEN: Poster’ which details the process enabling you to track where you are.

View the webcast Collaborative Learning for SEN: The Process which talks you through an overview of the process.

Download the Collaborative Learning for SEN: SENCo Workbookdesigned to support you through the process. Working through this booklet will help you stay focused on what your school needs to do to improve the quality of teaching and learning for pupils with SEN.


Recent resources

  • Provision mapping prompts

    #provision #mapping

    14 Mar 2018 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    This resource offers prompts for six areas which should be considered when developing a provision map, as part of a strategic provision management process.

  • Early Years SEND Case Study: Allexton Nursery

    05 Mar 2018 Gold AND Silver Member Only

    Read about how one nursery uses effective inclusive practice to meet the needs of all their children, including those with SEND.

  • Webinar slides - Universal Classroom Provision for SEND

    Other - 30 Nov 2017 Silver AND Gold Member Only

    Presented by Michael Surr, Education Development Officer, this webinar explores what we mean by 'universal classroom provision' and how this can be as effective as possible for children and young people with SEND and ALN.