Prison education

Prison education: Ministers to tackle ‘disastrously overlooked’ issue of prisoners with SEND

Officials also pledge to provide prisoners wit education 'passports' and more in-cell laptops

Tallulah Taylor
Tallulah Taylor
Profiles

Lynette Barrett, chief executive, National Star

From care worker to chief executive, Lynette Barrett has risen up the ranks at National Star, the adult special...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
Ofsted

Inspection section: Series of grade 4s released following pause in publication of Ofsted reports

Multiple training providers are now facing contract terminations

Tallulah Taylor
Tallulah Taylor
Inclusion, Staffroom - Opinion

Do you know how to support a student with a recent autism diagnosis?

As a member of staff with Asperger’s Syndrome, I have first-hand experience of the kind of support that can...

Jess Staufenberg
Harry Empsall
Opinion

The DfE sees SEND learners as an economic problem to solve 

The green paper offers scant support for older learners and has a narrow focus on employment outcomes, writes David...

Jess Staufenberg
David Ellis
FE Week Podcast

The FE Week Podcast: Is disability the hidden diversity issue?

In this episode, education journalist Jess Staufenberg explores disability – or differing ability – and what it means as...

Jess Staufenberg
The FE Week Podcast
SEND

Parents of older learners will be sceptical about the SEND review

The fight for resources becomes harder the older students become – making the SEND review especially critical for this...

Jess Staufenberg
Rachel Amos and Janvi Patel
Staffroom - Opinion

Staff voices get marginalised in hierarchical workforces

Lecturers for ‘lower ability’ groups are sometimes not treated with the same respect as A-level staff, writes Chantal Brown...

Jess Staufenberg
Chantal Brown
Staffroom - Opinion

Let’s inspire learners with SEND to realise they benefit employers

Many learners with SEND are held back by self-doubt, writes Lee Dale You are sat in a waiting room,...

Jess Staufenberg
Lee Dale