This is the ultimate resource for SENCOs which provides knowledge, understanding and insight into your role as a strategic leader and how this needs to inform your daily practice and professional knowledge.
This is an essential manual to help you in your role as a SENCO - especially if you are new to the role - and provides the ultimate resource that explicitly informs you what you must do to meet the national statutory requirements, as well as when and how you should implement and enhance them.
The manual combines clarity, accessibility and the practical ideas to enable positive outcomes in your role. Additionally it provides knowledge, understanding and insight into your role as a strategic leader and how this needs to inform your daily practice and professional knowledge.
As well as SEND the manual also covers inclusion and diversity as relates to school values and ethos, enabling you to see how your role is instrumental in determining inclusive whole school development.
"This book is an essential manual for all SENCOs; highly readable, up-to-date and informative."
Dr Geraldene Codina, Senior Lecturer, Institute of Education, University of Derby, UK
"The SENCo Essential Manual is an invaluable resource for aspiring and newly appointed SENCos."
Louise Hamilton, Senior Lecturer, Bath Spa University, UK
"For the busy SENCO...a very welcome `one-stop' guide to support the development of their own and their setting's practice."
Dr Simon Ellis, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Education, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Sue Soan is Faculty Director of Special Educational Needs and Inclusion and a Principal Lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent. She has been a SENCO and now tutors on the National Award for SEN Coordination (NASC). She supports SENCOs and other school leaders to enhance their practice and to prepare for Ofsted.
The development of the SENCO role Leading, developing and supporting colleagues The SENCO and whole school development The coordination of provision The personalised learning environment Working together A SENCO calendar