How have you found the changes brought about by the new SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2014)? This book is the ultimate guide to making sure that you are not only meeting the requirements, but are improving outcomes for children and young people as well. Written for all professionals working in the field, it covers: · The broader Children and Families Act (2014) · The role of the local authority · Guidance on all the key changes that school leaders, SENCO's, and staff are concerned about · Case studies of settings across the 0-25 age range, including maintained schools, academies, free schools, and specialist and alternative provision. Whether you work in education, health, or social care, or are training to do so, this book will genuinely improve your provision and practice for children and young people with SEND.
Chapter 9: Developing the workforce
Developing the workforce
This chapter traces the interest in better training for all staff from the Lamb Inquiry onwards, as well as approaches to school improvement. It covers the various routes into ITT and their SEND components, as well as mandatory qualifications for teachers who have QTS (qualified teacher status).
The move to school-based ITT is traced and there are examples of two of the schools mentioned in previous chapters which are teaching schools.
The chapter ends by highlighting some of the important resources listed in Annex 2 of the SEND Code of Practice, which will help professionals keep on top of developments in the field of SEND, and the online and other training opportunities that can contribute substantially to CPD (continuing professional ...