Leading the Best Inclusive Practice for SEND

  • Leading the Best Inclusive Practice for SEND

About Inclusive Learning North:

Inclusive Learning North provides high quality support, training and consultancy to schools providing for 3-11year olds in the north of England.

Their Inclusion Forums are ever-growing, both in the number of schools taking part and the strength of voice it has to enable positive development in schools’ inclusive practice and the products and services provided to support them.

2019 saw the launch of the Inclusive Learning Online Portal and development of the New2SENCO course. In 2018, Zena presented at the Westminster SEND Briefing. She was Editor in Chief of
‘Inclusion in Focus’ until 2018. She advised the Department for Education (DfE) in the development of progress measurement of pupils on P-Scales.

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Zena Martin

Zena Martin is an Educational Consultant, and Director of Inclusive Learning North. She leads the Inclusion Forum for primary schools, seeking to bring to the Forum the best research, practice, resources and expertise in both SEND and wider aspects of inclusion, from around the UK and beyond.

Zena Martin is an Educational Consultant, and Director of Inclusive Learning North. She leads the Inclusion Forum for primary schools, seeking to bring to the Forum the best research, practice, resources and expertise in both SEND and wider aspects of inclusion, from around the UK and beyond.

Zena also works as an associate SENCO to primary schools. She is an associate lecturer with Edge Hill University and, previously, Manchester Metropolitan University. She reviews materials for the National SENCO Award, and tutors on the Postgraduate Certificate in Inclusion and SEN.

Zena has previously been involved in an EU project in Malta, training junior and kindergarten teachers in literacy and differentiation, and worked with an International School in Sweden. She has delivered training courses throughout the UK on a range of subjects in inclusion and SEND for primary and secondary delegates. Previously, Zena worked as a SENCO, Inclusion Manager and Deputy Head Teacher. During this time, she gained specialist teaching skills, in addition to the NPQH. Her primary school teaching experience was in Manchester, Rochdale and Salford.

Programme Overview

 

Topic
Leading the Best Inclusive Practice for SEND
Delivery Model A six-hour blended, programme, comprising of 4 hours of virtual F2F training and 2 hours of inter-sessional tasks and post-course application/reflection
Cost
  • AED 630 per delegate including VAT
  • Discounts available for group school bookings of five or more delegates
  • Deadline booking date:  Wednesday 21st April 2021

 

Dates & Times*
Face to Face Online sessions 6-hour programme breakdown
  • All F2F sessions will take place at 3 – 5pm via Zoom:
  • Session 1: Monday 3rd May
    Gap activity week
  • Session 2: Monday 10th May
  • 4 hours online facilitation
  • 2-hours inter-sessional tasks and
    post-course application/reflection
Times are Dubai Time .

 

Programme Details:
Session 1: Waves of Provision for All Pupils
  • Inclusion in practice
  • Waves of intervention
  • Assessing and monitoring progress and outcomes for all areas of SEND
Gap task: Policy into Practice
  • Using the principles of the Code of Practice (2015) – online video
  • Audit of principles and provision in your setting
Session 2: SEND Leadership and Management
  • Managing provision and resources
  • Empowering every teacher to be the teacher of SEND
Post-course application: Action planning and implementation
  • Identifying priorities for your setting
  • Knowledge of the schools’ guide to implementation
Intended Outcomes

How inclusive are we now? What does outstanding inclusive practice look like
for pupils with SEND? How do we get there? How do we know when we’ve
arrived?

We will be exploring:

  • Examples of best SEND inclusion practice
  • TIdentification – assessment and screening
  • SEND leadership and what should be the focus
  • Quality 1st teaching vs Wave intervention
  • Best use of spending and LSA / TA support

This course examines what inclusion is, and can be, against the backdrop of current national agendas. It highlights how quality first teaching, intervention and high-quality triangulation of assessment can help us demonstrate inclusive practice and meet the principles of the Code of Practice (2015). Finally, it highlights where the current focus should be in SEND leadership.

 

Who ShouldAttend?

All Primary and Secondary Senior leadership teams, Heads and SENCOs.

 

Aims of this Course:

To explore:

  • Examples of best SEND inclusion practice
  • Identification – assessment
    and screening
  • SEND leadership and what
    should be the focus
  • Quality 1st teaching vs Wave
    intervention
  • Best use of spending and
    LSA / TA support
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Testimonials

“Cannot put a value on this…. brilliant professional development”

 

“I have learnt lots to take back to try at school and disseminate to staff”

 

“Lots of great ideas which can be implemented in the classroom immediately.”

 

“The broad range of fantastic suggestions as to how practical resources can be used. An excellent session full of relevant ideas and suggestions. Very enjoyable!”

 

“Interesting, interactive and drawn from examples or real life.”