Secondary Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and Inclusion

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ADHD: Creating an Inclusive Environment

Course overview 

The following will be covered in this training: How ADHD is identified and diagnosed, looking  at reasons behind behaviours, strategies to support concentration and confidence in the  classroom, and challenging/changing our own perceptions. 

Who should attend? 

Class teachers  

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Inclusion

£90.00

(incl. VAT)

Cultural Competence - Tackling Disproportionality in Attainment and Exclusion of Young Black Men

Who should attend? 

Leaders and influencers.

This session aims to ensure leaders are informed about research and current practice in the area of cultural competence. It will look at:

  • The key factors in persistent underachievement.
  • Leadership on equality issues.
  • Unconscious bias:  How background, personal experiences, stereotypes and cultural context impact on decisions and actions without you realising.
  • Introduction to Racial Identity Theory.

Course objectives:

  • Gain an understanding of issues affecting BAME students, in particular, the factors that lead to underachievement and the causes of disproportionality.
  • Enable participants to put equity at the front and centre of their work.
  • Know how leaders can develop better ways to improve outcomes and life experiences of black young men and women – curriculum, inclusion and belonging.
  • Learn about the racial identity models to address unconscious bias, and ensure that staff are well-equipped to include theories.

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Inclusion

£177.60

(incl. VAT)

Inclusion Conference

Conference overview 

This annual conference will give information to support the inclusion of children and young people with SEN and disabilities.

Who should attend?

SENCOs, inclusion managers and senior leaders in primary, secondary and special schools and in early year’s settings.

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary

£168.00

(incl. VAT)

Makaton Level 1

Course overview

Makaton signing and symbols can be used to support a range of learners to develop their expression and understanding. This nationally accredited one-day Level 1 course (replacing the first part of Makaton Foundation Workshop) provides a detailed introduction to Makaton’s place in supporting communication as well as practical sign vocabulary and an introduction to using symbols. Videos show how Makaton can be introduced at home or in an education setting. 

Course objectives

  • To learn signs and symbols of the Makaton language programme (stages 1-2).
  • To understand how Makaton can be used to help pupils with communication difficulties to access learning and social interaction at school.

Who should attend?
SENCOs, teachers, learning support assistants and teaching assistants in primary and secondary mainstream and special schools responsible for using and teaching.

 

  • Target audience:
  • Early Years
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Not Included

£75.00

(incl. VAT)

Makaton Level 2

Course overview

This nationally accredited Level 2 Makaton course builds on the previous workshop to develop knowledge and understanding of both signs and symbols up to Core Vocabulary stage 4, and explores how to use them to support communication every day.  The course will increase participants’ knowledge of AAC and multi-modal communication and there are opportunities to revise and practise signing in a fun and active way. Levels 1 and 2 together are equivalent to the two-day Makaton Foundation Workshop previously offered. 

Course objectives

  • To learn signs and symbols of the Makaton language programme (stages 3–4).
  • To enable staff to facilitate pupils with communication difficulties to access learning and social interaction at school using Makaton.

Who should attend?
SENCOs, teachers, learning support assistants and teaching assistants in primary, secondary mainstream and special schools responsible for using and teaching who have previously completed the Makaton Level 1 course.

  • Target audience:
  • Early Years
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Not Included

£75.00

(incl. VAT)

Makaton Level 3

Course overview

This two-day course, accredited by the Makaton charity, combines a practical approach with theory and technical information to improve participants’ communication and translation skills using signs and symbols. By the end of the course, participants will have covered the entire Makaton core vocabulary (stages 1-8 with additional vocabulary). Practical sessions look in-depth at users’ needs, how to adapt communication and teaching methods to suit them, and how to create opportunities for developing communication and participating in the community, using Makaton.

Course objectives

  • To learn signs and symbols of the Makaton language programme (stages 5–8).
  • To develop an advanced understanding of ways to use Makaton to support children with communication difficulties.

Who should attend?

SENCOs, teachers, learning support assistants and teaching assistants in primary, secondary mainstream and special schools responsible for using and teaching who have previously completed the Makaton Level 2 course.

 

  • Target audience:
  • Early Years
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Not Included

£123.00

(incl. VAT)

Maximising Progress for Pupils with SEND

Course overview
This course will look at effective inclusive provision and curriculum access for children with a range of learning needs. It will look at how to identify pupils with needs and work out what their starting points are. Participants will learn about how to promote autonomy and independent learning for children with a range of different special educational needs, to maximise attainment and progress.

Course objectives

  • To reflect on the roles of teachers and support staff and look at how teams work together for greatest impact.
  • To develop a range of approaches and tools to use to identify need and plan for the progress of children and young people with send.
  • To explore a number of practical strategies that can be used to ensure that work across the curriculum is differentiated in such a way as to address children and young people’s individual needs.

Who should attend?
SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants in primary and secondary mainstream and special schools.

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Inclusion

£276.00

(incl. VAT)

SENCO Forum

Course overview 

The forum provides an opportunity to exchange information with other SENCOs in the borough and discuss national and Hackney Learning Trust policies and initiatives.

Course objectives

  • To create a network of expertise.
  • To continue to develop the role of SENCOs in Hackney.

Who should attend?
SENCOs, teachers, teaching assistants in primary and secondary mainstream and special schools

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary

£0.00

(incl. VAT)

SEND Policy in Practice

Course overview

This course, previously called Every Teacher a Teacher of SEND, Every Leader a Leader of SEND, will be led by Michelle Unstead- Whole School SEND NASEN, Regional Lead for the East of England and North East London. This session will guide you through the Golden Nuggets of Special Educational Needs Policy and what that means in reality for your daily practice in the classroom.

Who should attend?

The session is suitable for aspiring and experienced SENCOs, teachers and senior leaders.

 

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Inclusion

£108.00

(incl. VAT)

SEND Webinar for Governors

Course overview 

In this webinar aimed specifically at governors, the following is covered:

  • What does it mean to have a special educational need or disability? 
  • What are the types of SEND, as defined in the SEND Code of Practice? 
  • What is the role of the governing body in monitoring the effectiveness of provision for students with SEND? 
  • How can the governing body support the Headteacher and SENDCo to ensure that the school meets its responsibilities under the Equality Act (2010)? 
  • How can governors support the well-being of the SENDCo? 

This webinar will also feature a Q&A portion with representatives from Whole School SEND.

 

Free for Hackney schools to attend.

 

  • Target audience:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Included in package:
  • Primary
  • Secondary
  • Governance
  • Inclusion

£0.00

(incl. VAT)