SEND

Council rapped for failing to meet student’s SEND transport costs

Expert warns 'most local authorities are trying to cut costs' through post-16 SEND transport

Billy Camden
Billy Camden
SEND

Revealed: The 21 experts to oversee roll-out of SEND reforms

Board members tasked with holding government to account for 'timely development and improvement' of SEND system

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
SEND

Slowly layering pre-work support for SEND students is vital. I’m autistic myself – I know

Businesses are missing out on talented young people who find preparing for the workplace overwhelming. Shirley Woods-Gallagher suggests how...

JL Dutaut
Dr Shirley Woods-Gallagher
Colleges, Long read, SEND, Skills reform

The ‘painfully shy’ kid who became deputy principal

Those who work in FE often hold a special place in their heart for the sector. None more so...

Jessica Hill
Jessica Hill
Apprenticeships, SEND

Everyone gains from a supported apprenticeship  – not just students with SEND

I’m pleased others see my success as an inspiration, says Joshua Earnshaw-Potts, but apprenticeships could allow many more to...

JL Dutaut
Joshua Earnshaw-Potts
SEND

SEND plan: less big bang and more damp squib for FE

A lack of policies for 16-25 year old students with SEND brings in to question the government’s commitment to...

Shane Chowen
Ruth Perry
SEND

SEND improvement plan ‘offers no solutions’ to post-16 problems

Government finally sets out its next steps for SEND review launched over three years ago

Shane Chowen
Samantha Booth and Shane Chowen
SEND

Affordable ways to create enabling environments for learners with SEND

How we design interior and exterior spaces can have a profound effect on learners with SEND, writes Claire Mantle,...

JL Dutaut
Claire Mantle
SEND

What’s behind the spate of ‘inadequate’ SEND college inspection results?

There were 7 'inadequate' inspections in 2021/22 compared to 4 between 2017 and 2021

Tallulah Taylor
Tallulah Taylor