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Recent changes to education policy have brought about a new emphasis on promoting school-to-school support and school-led improvement, in order to ensure that all pupils, including those with SEN, achieve their optimum potential. SENCOs, often in the role of Specialist Leaders of Education (SLE), now undertake coaching, mentoring and the delivery of training to ensure that trainee, newly qualified and experienced teachers and teaching assistants have the practical skills to effectively meet the needs of pupils with SEN.
In her trademark down-to-earth style, Rita Cheminais shows SENCOs how to respond to and enhance this exciting and pivotal new role by:
Packed with time-saving, photocopiable resources, examples of best practice and further activities for reflection, this practical book will enable the SENCO to respond to the current agenda, particularly in performing the role of a Specialist Leader of Education, disseminating SEN expertise across schools.
Promoting and Delivering School-to-School Support for Special Educational Needs will be essential reading for all outstanding and aspiring outstanding SENCOs working in the early years, primary, secondary and special phases of education, academies and Pupil Referral Units.
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements List of abbreviations Introduction 1. Opportunities and challenges for SENCOs 2. School-to-school support for SEND 3. Leading the implementation of Achievement for All 4. Making best use of the pupil premium 5. Meeting the OFSTED inspection requirements for SEND 6. Quality assuring school-to-school support for SEND Glossary References and further reading Index
The partnership between David Fulton and nasen was established to ensure that relevant, up-to-date and diverse publications were available for schools and to professionals working within the field of special educational needs. These publications ensure that the best provision and practice is shared, enabling teachers and support staff to provide the best educational opportunities for all children and young people with SEN and disabilities.