Do you have responsibility for your school's special educational needs (SEN) provision? Are you currently undertaking the National award for SENCOs?
By breaking down the detailed information into manageable chunks, this book sets out the responsibilities of the SENCO and helps you make sure you are meeting the government requirements of the most recent reforms to SEN provision and regulations. Helping you lead and manage SEN provision this book covers:
New SEN legislations and policy (the new SEND Code of Practice)
Planning and deploying the SEN budget
Working in partnership with young people, parents and other professionals
How to deal with the new paperwork requirements
Building capacity among staff and self-evaluating the quality of your settings provision
Meeting the latest OFSTED requirements, in relation to SEND
Suitable for SENCOs and anyone responsible for SEN provision in their setting it is an invaluable guide those working with children from Birth to 19.
About Rita CheminaisRita has over thirty years experience in the field of education working as a teacher, SENCO, OFSTED Inspector, General, Senior and Principal Adviser for SEN & Inclusion, education consultant, author and keynote speaker on SEN.
Rita Cheminais is a leading expert in the fields of special educational needs (SEN), nationally and internationally. With a background as a teacher, a SEN Co-ordinator, an OFSTED inspector, a General, Senior and Principal Adviser in SEN and Inclusion, as a School Improvement Officer, and as a Freelance Education Consultant, Rita has thirty seven years of practical experience. She is a prolific writer and respected author of journal articles and books in the areas of SEN, inclusion, Every Child Matters, Pupil Voice, and Partnership Working with Families and Multi-agencies. Rita speaks regularly at national conferences on these topics.
Chapter 1: The professional context of SEN and disability in an era of change Chapter 2: Leading improvement for SEN Chapter 3: Coordinating and implementing an effective SEN system Chapter 4: Building capacity among colleagues to respond to SEN Chapter 5: Working in partnership to promote a family centred approach Chapter 6: Accountability for SEN Acronyms and Abbreviations Glossary Further Reading and References