Offering a clear but critical overview and interrogation of the Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice 2015, this book provides the context for understanding recent developments in SEND policy reform. It also considers implications for SEND professionalism and partnership working. The book also successfully links policy and theory to practice and has a focus on professional ethics. This book is aimed primarily at higher level students on Masters and professionals engaged in Continuing Professional Development (CPD), and is supported by chapter objectives, case studies, summaries of key concepts and annotated further reading suggestions.
Part I: SEND Policy and Policy Reform
This first section introduces special educational needs and disability (SEND) policy and policy reform. Chapter 1 introduces the SEND Code of Practice 2015 and relates the story of its development and implementation. Chapter 2 traces the history of SEND policy reform with a focus on what ...