Changing the Dialogue From Need to Responsive Outcomes & Provision led by Anita Devi

  • No Forthcoming Dates
  • Full
  • Primary
  • Leadership, Teaching & Learning

The aim of these two days is to explore in detail the Four Areas of Need identified in the SEND Code of Practice (p97-98).

As the SENDCOP states “These four broad areas give an overview of the range of needs that should be planned for. The purpose of identification is to work out what action the school needs to take, not to fit a pupil into a category.”

In each session we will explore what it is, assessment, writing outcomes, interventions and case studies (i.e. the Graduated Approach in practice). Open to primary and secondary SENCOs

Day 1: 15th January 2019 Cognition & Learning and Communication & Interaction

Day 2: 11th February 2019 Physical & sensory and Social, Emotional Mental Health

There will be a “gap-task” between the 2 days, where SENCOs will be invited to examine needs & provision in their schools, and to disseminate CPD to colleagues using ideas from Day 1.

Attending participants will have access to a dedicated password protected website which will provide a range of resources and materials for SENCOs to use in their settings. Assuming this is how you share conference materials? If not, I can set up a portal.

Preparation Task: Attendees will be asked to bring a good practice example and/or case study to share.

PLP delegate: £125 per day

Non PLP delegate: £200 per day

As a former SENCO, Senior Leader, School Improvement Advisor and local authority SEND Advisory Teacher, Anita Devi carries a wealth of experience in developing leaders of learning. Her own teaching career spans early years to post grad in the UK and overseas and Anita lives her why through her belief in the joy of learning. In 2017, Anita was awarded the prestigious international Influential Educational Leaders Award for her SEND Pipeline strategy developing professional from initial teacher training to advanced and experienced SENCOs. Currently a PT PhD student, Healthwatch Trustee and Changemaker Education Consultant. @Butterflycolour

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