Explore the significance of resilience in the realm of Special Educational Needs (SEN) and discover its importance for both students and educators. Learn how resilience helps students overcome challenges and educators thrive in an ever-evolving educational landscape.
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Welcome to our SENCO news and updates series, where we’ll keep you up-to-date with the latest developments, trends, and best practices in the world of Special Educational Needs Coordination. If you’re a SENsible SENCO member, you get even more amazing help, advice and insights when you log in.
Riding the Wave of SEMH: The Impact and Implications of Rising Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs in Schools Part 6
Discover the importance of collaboration and communication among teachers, parents, and professionals in implementing targeted interventions for students. Learn about the benefits of effective coordination, regular monitoring, and evaluation for successful interventions.
Learn how to tackle executive functioning challenges in students with special educational needs (SEN), including ADHD, autism, and dyslexia. Discover tailored interventions and accommodations to support their learning needs.
Explore the intricacies of Special Educational Needs (SEN) funding in the UK, including categories like High Needs Funding, Notional Budget, EHCP Pot, Early Years SEN Funding, and SEND Transport Costs. Unlock the mystery of where these resources go and their importance in supporting children with special educational needs.
Explore strategies for managing staff absences in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) settings, ensuring the continuity of support for SEND pupils. Learn about the importance of consistency, skill specificity, pre-emptive planning, communication, adaptation, and post-absence transitions. Discover contingency measures for a seamless SEND provision.
Explore the art of recruiting new members to your SEND department, ensuring that your team remains strong and effective. Learn how to identify staffing gaps, time recruitment processes effectively, create compelling job ads, conduct interviews, onboard new members, and retain talent.
Explore the vital role of SENCOs in updating reading and spelling ages for SEN students. Learn how this data serves as a diagnostic tool, influences interventions, and informs curriculum planning. Discover the importance of collaboration and technology in the process.
Dive into the art and science of planning and reviewing support provisions for SEND students. Learn how to grasp student needs, set clear objectives, create flexible timetables, and engage stakeholders like parents and support staff. Navigate the seas of interventions with precision and care.
Explore the significance of recognition awards in the world of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Learn how awards celebrate excellence, raise SEND profiles, and inspire innovation. Discover steps to embark on the journey to recognition and the rewards it brings.
Discover the significance of regularly reviewing your SEND register and effective strategies for keeping it current. Learn how to maintain confidentiality, engage parents, and ensure accurate snapshots of students’ needs.
Explore the crucial role of software tools in Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) education, and discover effective strategies for managing software licences to ensure cost efficiency and optimal utilization, including tracking expiry dates, monitoring usage, budgetary considerations, and the advantages of effective licence management.
Explore the importance of facilitating feedback and sharing knowledge after attending external Continuous Professional Development (CPD) sessions in the education realm. Learn strategies for maximizing the impact of externally gained knowledge, including scheduled debrief sessions, formal feedback forms, integration into strategy meetings, peer-led workshops, and maintaining a CPD knowledge repository.
Explore the art of delivering impactful staff Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the realm of education. Learn how to understand staff needs, design relevant sessions, engage effectively during delivery, and ensure long-term integration and application of CPD knowledge.
Explore the importance of Continuous Professional Development (CPD) in the realm of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Discover how CPD enhances skills, knowledge, networking, and confidence for SENCOs, and learn about the benefits of accessing free CPD resources like the ‘SENsible SENCO’ weekly offer.
Got your NASENCO? Now what? The NASENCO qualification gives you a good basis into inclusive practices, but isn’t actually practical. Our MA Inclusive Educational Leadership gives you much more!
Created and taught by Abigail Hawkins and Daniel Sobel, this MA takes the NASENCO and improves it in a practical way encompassing the leadership skills that SENCOs need to deal with multiple stakeholders. If you are a SENCO this is probably the course for you!