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Changing lives with Special iApps

Tablets and smartphones are a way of life for children in the second decade of the 21st Century – but how much screen time is healthy? As the debate continues about giving young…

Nationwide training launched to close safeguarding loophole around UK’s most vulnerable children

For the first time ever, taxi drivers can access nationwide standardised training to improve pupil safeguarding for children with special educational needs. The fully accredited online programme by Spectrum Courses offers taxi drivers…

Leadership In Outstanding Special Schools

Leadership in Outstanding Special Schools DR MIC CAROLAN Having spent two years in a northern local authority as the education officer including Special education (which then included seven special schools, the EWO service,…

How Special Education Teachers Can Incorporate Technology into the Classroom

The special education industry is quite a demanding marketplace. Not only are there the typical needs of educating young people that apply to any learning environment, there are also the compounding effects of…

£500,000 scholarship scheme launched for SEN support staff

Hundreds of school support staff are to get degree-level and specialist training in helping children with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND), under a new £500,000 programme set out today by Children’s Minister…

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