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A Handbook for Inclusion Managers

Steering your School towards Inclusion

By Ann Sydney

© 2010 – Routledge

114 pages

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About the Book

Are you responsible for inclusion in your school?

As an Inclusion Manager, you have a strategic role that covers a great deal more than special educational needs, and requires a specific knowledge and skill set in order to steer your school towards inclusion. A Handbook for Inclusion Managers presents a wide range of information, providing plenty of fresh ideas and a stimulus for reflection on your practice.

This comprehensive and accessible text examines recent legislation, including the Common Assessment Framework, and provides information on how to gain accreditation for your work on inclusion. It will help you to create and manage an inclusive school, covering a wide range of knowledge and skills including:

  • getting the best from your staff
  • how to interpret data to judge the achievement of different groups in your school
  • where the money for inclusion comes from
  • what inclusive teaching and learning look like
  • working with special schools
  • community cohesion
  • reporting to governors, parents and Ofsted
  • working on an inclusion strategy.

Providing a framework which can be adapted to suit individual schools, A Handbook for Inclusion Managers includes a checklist of good practice to enable you to keep track of your school’s progression. The author provides numerous references to useful organisations, websites and publications to make your life easier.

This invaluable companion for Inclusion Managers, SENCos and anyone working on inclusion gathers together the background information and practical advice you need to successfully manage a truly inclusive learning environment.

Table of Contents

Selected Contents: 1.The Big Picture 2. How well is your school doing? 3. Ethos 4. Organisation – staffing and budgets 5. Curriculum 6. Monitoring the Quality of Learning 7. Working with Others 8. Reporting to Others 9. Writing the Inclusion Strategy 10. Writing the Inclusion Policy

About the Author

Ann Sydney is an educational consultant and school inspector with a background in special educational needs.

About the Series

nasen spotlight

The nasen spotlight series provides practical guidance and tried-and-tested resources for all schools and professionals involved in supporting Special Educational Needs. Written by leading experts and covering a wide range of important issues relating to SEN, the books include accessible explanations and examples of best practice, as well as tools and techniques that you can use to improve provision in school. Several new books are published each year to reflect your changing professional needs, and the whole series is brought to you by nasen, the leading organisation representing SEN professionals.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General
EDU026000
EDUCATION / Special Education / General
EDU029000
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / General
EDU034000
EDUCATION / Educational Policy & Reform / General
EDU046000
EDUCATION / Professional Development