Special Educational Needs & Disabilities (SEND)

High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
High quality study programmes for learners with Special Educational Needs or Disabilities (SEND): dissemination events
Managers and practitioners will come together to learn from groups of providers who have been involved in innovative collaborative development projects.
Improving your delivery for learners with SEND - showcasing effective practice and new opportunities
Improving your delivery for learners with SEND - showcasing effective practice and new opportunities
This showcase event will help you to further support your learners with SEND by providing the opportunity to consider the latest projects and approaches from key organisations and their consultants including NATSPEC, Alin, Mencap and the Sutton Trust Academy.
The event will also include updates from AELP on the latest policy and funding positioning and will also ensure you understand the support available and what is expected of providers.
Innovative Practice
Innovative Practice
A fabulous opportunity to focus on improving the curriculum for learners with SEND. Topics include employer engagement, developing pathways to supported internships and apprenticeships, improving transition, social skills development, and co-creating the curriculum with learners. Come and learn from colleagues from across the FE sector as we showcase a wealth of newly-developed resources including a range of practical tools, recorded webinars, and online modules.
SEND in FE: How to lead when you’re not in charge
SEND in FE: How to lead when you’re not in charge
Developing the skills to work in partnership, influence change and deal with complexity.
This programme will develop your core skills in leading and managing SEND provision in further education.

Expert facilitators from the Leadership Centre and Natspec will deliver the training, setting leadership skills theory in the context of implementing the SEND reforms, multi-agency working, and delivering quality education with limited resources.