This report by The Communication Trust presents the findings of our survey with more than 1200 members of the children and young people's workforce, where we asked about their experiences of professional development in speech, language and communication (SLC). Respondents were nearly unanimous in recognising the importance of SLC, but there were very significant gaps in their training in this area. The report also provides recommendations around improving the workforce's access to training.
This resource is intended to be used as part of the wider Inspiring Equality in Education programme tackling homophobic, biphoic and transphobic bullying. It may be that you want to work with staff in your school or college to come up with your own list – or to use this list as part of a staff training exercise.
This briefing explains the role of specialist education services for deaf children and the issues that commissioners should consider before making any changes or cuts to these services. The briefing also outlines the role of a Teacher of the Deaf, a head of a service and a head of a resource provision for deaf children.
Staff at Lymehurst Day Nursery and three parents talk about how the nursery works with families to include children with SEN and disabilities and to support the emotional needs of children and their families.
This module is part of the Advanced Training Materials for SEND, and it focuses on MLD. It contains lots of useful information and resources to support you in your understanding of and work with pupils with moderate learning difficulties. Some of the data and terms are now out of date, but most of the content is still relevant.