The SEND Governor is the Governing Body’s champion for Learners with SEND and those with inclusion needs. He or she will support and challenge the school to ensure that no Learner is treated less favourably, denied opportunity or left behind because they have additional needs. Check out our video to find out more.
This is a free version of the Pupil Aspire tool for capturing the pupil and family voice as part of a structured conversation. Designed to support schools to identify appropriate interventions by focusing on the positive aspirations of the young person themselves.
This version is totally free and requires no sign up or registration; it produces a downloadable report of the session and can support schools in demonstrating that they have fully considered pupil views in line with the SEND CoP.
Charlton Park Academy has fully adopted the unique multimedia advocacy approach developed by RIX Research & Media and uses RIX Wikis for all its pupils. This year's Ofsted Residential Inspection Report highlights how the school is exceeding expectations through putting in place very effective person centred planning with RIX Wikis.
Around ten Local Authorities and over 100 schools and organisations in the UK, EU, US and Australia are now using RIX Wikis to embed person-centred approaches.
Our resource is designed to support clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities in England to effectively commission palliative care for children and young people aged 0–25. Produced as part of our Department for Education-funded special educational needs and disability (SEND) project, our resource also supports health and wellbeing boards to understand their role in the commissioning process.
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.
nasen implementation event and TES Special Needs London - This presentation is to provide Step by step guide to the Graduated Approach, Key questions for reflection on your school’s practice, Focus on the shift in the SENCO role within the Graduated Approach, Suggested tools to support implementation of the Graduated Approach.
nasen implementation event - This presentation is to explore the definition of a Personal Budget in the new SEND reforms within the Children & Families Act 2014, to consider the integration of Personal Budgets with school funding arrangements, to explore ‘personalisation’ as the underlying principle of this new approach
A range of resources, including top tips for teachers, surveys and guidance for commissioners, on how to ensure there is a good listening environment for learning in education. Taking steps to improve acoustics in schools, nurseries and colleges will not just benefit deaf children, but all children.