Opinion

Hitting the targets, missing the point

While apprenticeship starts have risen for ethnic minorities and those with learning difficulties, much of their progress has been...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Quick-fix approach to SEND is poor strategy

There has been a marked increase in refusals to assess young people for education, health and care plans. Fixing...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

New children and families minister must continue to implement SEND reforms

With Edward Timpson a shock casualty of the election, we can’t let his SEND overhaul drop off the agenda,...

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News

‘Patchy’ progress with work training for special needs

A government drive to help young people with learning difficulties and disabilities prepare for the world of work is...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Bulletin

National charity opens London’s first-ever autism college

A national autism charity has celebrated the official launch of London’s first-ever FE college for learners with complex autism....

Samantha Lauren King
Samantha Lauren King
Opinion

Institute for Apprenticeships silent on learning difficulties and disabilities

The Institute for Apprenticeships has been silent on learners with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, and that’s simply not good...

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Opinion

How to create inclusive learning spaces

To successfully create inclusive spaces for those with learning difficulties, the entire organisation needs to be brought on-board, says...

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News

Council forces students with special needs to pay over £600 in travel costs

One council’s controversial decision to make families of students with disabilities or special needs to pay for college transport...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson