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Inclusive Practice in the Classroom

This two-hour interactive session will look at the Standards v Inclusion debate, introducing the research and background of inclusion and following on to share best practice and look at strategies to encourage an inclusive classroom for all.

West Sussex Free Dyslexia CPD and District and Branch meeting

Looking at the theory and practicalities of supporting learners with dyslexia.

Autism Live

Understand more about the life and culture of living with Autism
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Report June July 2018

Including SEND crisis, LGBT Conference and Mary Bousted on preparing students for the future.

SEND crisis: A teacher's perspective

There are days I go home and cry after school. I am failing my children. Is it because I don’t know how to support them? Is it because I haven’t got the right equipment? Is it because I don’t care?
Motion #35
Tue, 2018

THAT Conference agrees that every child is entitled to an education and that no child should be forgotten.

Motion #34
Tue, 2018
  • Executive Committee

Delete from ‘produce’ in the last paragraph to the end of the motion and replace with:

(i) commission guidance and advice for parents and education professionals, which includes: • the legal timelines for each part of the EHC plan and annual review processes

Motion #34
Carried as amended
Tue, 2018
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

THAT Conference notes with concern recent research showing that, despite the statutory 20- week time limit from a request for assessment being made to the issuing of the final EHC plan, only 59.2% of EHC plans were issued within the 20-week time limit in 2015.

Motion #34

We need to stem the crisis in SEND

If you work with children you may be familiar with a 'what if?' conversation. These conversations can often assist professionals to establish if a child or children are at risk of harm, and if they need to raise a safeguarding 'cause for concern'.

A school of 'second chances' shouldn't be a last resort

Inside the independent residential special school that treats its high-needs pupils as people first, not labels.