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Does anyone have information on the idea I hear is being introduced on banding for EHCPs. As in how it will work and when it might come into practice. Thank you

Jess Lane on Oct 26, 2023 • 2 answer
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My LA have had this in for the last two years. It is useful in reducing paperwork for school and providing additional funding, however, it is banded by the LA and school do not have any input into the banding lev... Read more »
Jennifer Carson on Oct 26, 2023
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What is the best way to engage with schools for research participation?

Sophie McGrevey on Oct 16, 2023 • 3 answer
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Hi Emma and Michael, Thank you both for your suggestions, they are really helpful! Michael - Thank you for taking an interest in my wo... Read more »
Sophie McGrevey on Oct 18, 2023
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When to use an alternative assessment system for Cognition and Learning?

Emma Pye on Sep 27, 2023 • 2 answer
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In all cases the choice to use an alternative assessment system should be based on a through understanding of the individuals or groups needs, goals and the specific context of the assessment. Its important to design and implement alternative assessment carefully, ensuring that they are valid reliable and aligned with the intended learning outco... Read more »
janice.moghadam@sky.com on Sep 28, 2023
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What information/support would help you with including learners who have Down syndrome in your classroom/education setting?

Sharon Smith on Jun 09, 2023 • 3 answer
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Hi Sharon..I work for an Outreach service providing support to mainstream schools: we have many queries re maths and Reading programmes from teachers. Am sure the information campaign and materials will be very helpf... Read more »
Lisa Needs on Jun 13, 2023
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Are there any other disability/mental health support staff from higher education here that would be interested in linking up to share best practices? I appreciate that a lot of skills are transferable in these areas, however, so if anyone else would like to have a chat from other areas of education (secondary/FE etc.) please do reach out.

Emily Lynch on Nov 03, 2022 • 1 answer
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Hello Emily, I appreciate your question is quite old but i do have experience in Mental Health and am trained in Place2Be counselling (level 2). I also lecture on the national sen award on SE... Read more »
David Lyall on Mar 05, 2023
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Do I have to have a public/visible profile to be a member of the SEND Network?

SEND Network on Sep 29, 2022 • 1 answer
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You do not have to have a visible profile page to be a member of the SEND Network, you can choose to keep it hidden. To do this, click on the profile icon in the top right corner of the screen, select 'Edit profile' from the dropdown menu and toggle visibility on and o... Read more »
Victoria Hart on Sep 29, 2022
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How can I invite other members to join the SEND Network?

SEND Network on Jul 01, 2022 • 1 answer
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You can invite new members through the invitation bar at the bottom of the homepage. Click on the 'invite' button on the right and enter the name and the email address of the person you would like to invi... Read more »
Victoria Hart on Jul 01, 2022
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SEND Network on Jul 01, 2022 • 1 answer
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When you click on another member's name, their profile will appear. To start a conversation with that member directly, click 'Start a Conversation' to the left of their profile picture and a new conversation directly with that member will appe... Read more »
Victoria Hart on Jul 01, 2022
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SEND Network on Jul 01, 2022 • 1 answer
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The community is designed to help you share ideas and knowledge with your peers, so please do get involved with any conversations you feel qualified to contribute to. To ask a question to the community or open a discussion on a certain topic, head to the 'Discussion & Questions' ro... Read more »
Victoria Hart on Jul 01, 2022
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SEND Network on Jun 16, 2022 • 1 answer
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To become a premium member, you first need to make sure you have an account for the SEND network. Once you have registered, you can then choose a payment plan - either to pay monthly or annual... Read more »
Victoria Hart on Jun 16, 2022
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