Inclusion, SEND

SEND review ‘disappointing’ for FE

The government's planned reforms to the SEND education system do not go far enough for FE learners, leaders say.

Shane Chowen
Shane Chowen
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
SEND

Derwen College, West Midlands

A multi-award winning college on the remote border with Wales has flung its doors open to the public in every possible...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg
SEND

SEND review may be folded into schools white paper

Sector leaders have welcomed the idea of a more “seamless” and “joined-up” system

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Digital, SEND

Digital functional skills: DfE backtrack after SEND exclusion warning

A consultation on the new qualifications triggered a massive backlash against making learners complete assessments entirely on computers

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
SEND, Spending Review

‘Everything goes at 18’: Ofsted warns of SEND cliff-edge

Experts have warned of 'appalling' guidance for families and out-of-date documentation

Fraser Whieldon
Fraser Whieldon
Long read, SEND

Revealed: SEND centres for excellence model to expand with six new providers

Two years on, the sector’s ‘centres for excellence’ in special educational needs will be joined by mini-hubs. Jess Staufenberg...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg