NEU teachers’ union votes to build inclusive mainstream education for children and young people with SEND

Editorial: Notes about the SEND motions at the 2021 NEU Conference Last Thursday (8th April 2021) the largest education union in the UK, the National Education Union voted, with only one abstention and …

SEND researchers identify key lessons for teaching children with special education needs in lockdown

We’ve just launched our new report (PDF link) with Nuffield (Amy Skipp, Vicky Hopwood & Rob Webster With Jenna Julius & Dawson McLean, NFER February 2021), on special education during …

“Show me the evidence” Part 2: The questions parents should ask about SEND assessment and provision

With Dr Jane Hood, Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Educational Psychologist & Rob Webster, Associate Professor,Centre for Inclusive Education, UCL Institute of Education In part one of this blog, we explained …

“Show me the evidence” Part 1: Why parents are pivotal to driving evidence-based practice in SEND

With Dr Jane Hood, Consultant Paediatric Neuropsychologist and Educational Psychologist & Rob Webster, Associate Professor, Centre for Inclusive Education, UCL Institute of Education Tania’s note: Today we have the first …

“Forget the Health and Care and just call them Education Plans”: SENCOs’ perspectives on EHCPs

New research from the Centre for Research in Autism and Education has explored what SENCOs think about Education, Health and Care (EHC) plans, The full research article by Laura Crane, Deputy …