SEN

The SEND Network launches

The SEND Network is an online community for professionals, practitioners and advocates working across the special needs sector.


Eight primary education resources for the new term

From spotting the signs of eating disorders and safeguarding support to behaviour guidance and online safety, here is our handy round-up of some of the latest resources and events relevant to primary education










SEND inclusion within primary RSE

Relationships and health education is a statutory requirement – for all pupils – from this month. Rachael Baker looks at what we must do to ensure our curriculum is inclusive for SEND learners and offers some resources, advice and ideas




Professionals needed for attachment research

A team of researchers at UCL and the University of York and are conducting a survey of current practice in the UK for 0 to 13-year-old children with or at risk of attachment problems.


Tes SEN Show 2019

The Tes SEN Show 2019 takes place on October 4 and 5 in London when the theme will focus on provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs



SEND funding grants

?Funding is being made available from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) to test new approaches to improving attainment and other outcomes for SEND children.


The Tes SEN Show 2018: A focus on SEMH

The annual Tes SEN Show takes place on October 5 and 6 and will focus on social, emotional mental health. Head of content and chair of this year’s keynote panel discussion, Beverley Walters, looks at the CPD, seminars and other attractions on offer at the free event


Excellence in SEN

Headteacher Update’s 2018 SEN supplement is available for free download.


SEND, oracy & literacy resources

A new set of SEND resources is being published, while research into the effectiveness of oracy and literacy interventions has also been released


Calling all SEN professionals

Taking place on October 6 and 7, the 25th annual Tes SEN Show offers a range of CPD seminars, practical workshops, and debates. Show organiser Beverley Walters previews this year’s event



Autism ideas

A free app is aiming to involve people with autism in the creation of new technologies to tackle some of the daily challenges they face.


Deaf mentoring

A project that trains deaf pupils aged 10 and above to mentor other deaf children of all ages has been unveiled by the National Deaf Children’s Society.


Autism support

Schools are being offered access to an extensive range of free autism resources as well as expert advice. Launched by the National Autistic Society (NAS) last month, the initiative offers resources catering for learners from nursery through to secondary.

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