Discover the importance of nurturing resilience in students with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and explore practical strategies to help them thrive. Learn how to promote a growth mindset, foster positive relationships, teach problem-solving skills, encourage self-care, and celebrate effort in SEN education.
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Explore the components of resilience and the decline in resilience levels within educational settings. Learn how factors like academic pressure, social media influence, reduced physical activity, and decreased face-to-face interaction are impacting resilience. Discover the importance of addressing these issues for the next generation of SEN students and educators.
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.
Riding the Wave of SEMH: The Impact and Implications of Rising Social, Emotional and Mental Health Needs in Schools” An Introduction
Learn about the increasing prevalence of social, emotional, and mental health (SEMH) needs in schools and discover strategies for supporting students. Understand the impact of SEMH on learning environments and find opportunities to create inclusive spaces for all students.
Teamwork Makes the Dream Work: Collaborating with Teachers and Parents for Executive Functioning Support
Discover how SENCOs, teachers, and parents can work together like a symphony orchestra to support students with executive functioning challenges. Learn the importance of open communication, consistency, and training for effective collaboration.
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.
Learn practical strategies for building strong executive functioning skills in students, including structured routines, visual aids, and self-regulation techniques. Celebrate progress on the journey to improving executive functioning.
Explore the concept of executive functioning and its significance in education. Discover strategies to help students improve their executive functioning skills, benefiting their learning journey.
Explore the significance of keeping Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) qualifications and certifications up-to-date. Learn about evolving best practices, legal requirements, and the impact on confidence and credibility. Discover strategies for monitoring, updating, and broadening qualifications in the dynamic field of SEND.
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 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.
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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!
We are in a dire position. Increasing number of EHCPs dictating 1:1 for significant hours and vast time out of lesson for intervention, LA response is ‘write a costed plan’…this does not solve the problem…we CANNOT recruit.
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