SEND

I’ve had to tell 17 SEND pupils they can’t come to school – and I’m furious

Reading a recent report by ASK Research with the NFER about children at special education schools and colleges, I...

Jess Staufenberg
DOMINIC WALL
SEND

The SEND funding crisis can’t be hidden any longer

This year, the funding crisis affecting children with SEND and their families finally got the political attention it needs....

JL Dutaut
JULIE MCCULLOCH
SEND

The SEND system desperately needs transformation in 2020

The new government needs to make the education of young people with SEND a top priority throughout the next...

JL Dutaut
CHRIS ROSSITER
SEND

The SEND funding system is failing to keep up with pupil needs

The SEND funding system is failing to keep up with pupil needs: here’s what the government should do, says...

John Dickens
NATALIE PERERA
SEND

Professional development on SEND is bottom of the pile

Special educational need CPD must be prioritised, says Karen Wespieser. The OECD’s latest data on teacher working conditions and...

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KAREN WESPIESER
SEND

Is the battle for SEND inclusion won?

We’re making small steps on many fronts, explains Anita Kerwin-Nye, and may even have reached the end of the...

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ITT, SEND

Why a SEND initial teacher training pathway is a bad idea

Inclusive pedagogy should be built into the fabric of every initial teacher training programme, rather than bolted on as...

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SEND

SEND learners are airbrushed from education policy

Influential literacy reports by leading think tanks and charities have ignored the thousands of children who will never catch...

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