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The lost generation: Are we failing England’s deaf children?

Deaf children in England fall a whole grade behind their peers at GCSE, according to new analysis that has...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Does Ofsted’s draft inspection framework pass the inclusion test?

The beefed up focus on special needs and disabilities in Ofsted’s draft inspection framework is welcome, but there’s more...

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ADAM BODDISON
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Practise what you preach on SEND, Ofsted told

A literacy charity has praised Ofsted for its “unprecedented” intervention on behalf of pupils with special educational needs and...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Ofsted could do more to reward schools for being inclusive

Amanda Spielman can make Ofsted a force for good by ensuring that in the new framework, no school can...

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ADAM BODDISON
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Investigation: SEND funding crisis pits parents and schools against councils

Council bosses say pressure on their SEND budgets leaves them at risk of not being able to deliver core...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Opinion

Don’t neglect curriculum content for pupils with severe learning difficulties

We must protect curriculum content if pupils with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties are to be included...

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DEBORAH ROBINSON
News

Revealed: The winners of the Nasen Awards 2018

Twelve individuals, schools, and organisations have received awards from National Association for Special Educational Needs (Nasen) as recognition of their work...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

Who were the winners of The Careers & Enterprise Company Annual Awards 2018?

This week the Careers & Enterprise Company (CEC) celebrated the work of schools, colleges, businesses, and careers professionals with...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
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Schools have ‘strong legal case to make councils fully fund SEND provision’

Schools are forking out millions of pounds for special educational needs provision even though there is often a strong...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson