Leading and Managing a SEN Department in the UAE – Level 1

Our resident SEN expert, Louise Dawson, was back in action last week – once again delivering her course entitled Leading and Managing a SEN Department in the UAE (Level 1) at Oaktree Primary School, Dubai.

The course was aimed at Special Educational Needs Coordinators / Inclusion Leaders who are new to Dubai or new to the role, with the intended outcomes as follows:

  • Be knowledgeable about the history of the development of support for students of determination in the UAE context
  • Have an understanding of the documentation underpinning the Inclusion Framework and the responsibilities of a SENCo
  • Begin to create and implement a strategic plan to develop the provision of support for students of determination within their own setting
  • Put the non-negotiables into place such as an action plan, evidence for inspection, data gathering, and the Inclusion Team and staffing requirements
  • Have access to a range of documentation, such as policy, forms, provision map, IEP, and other templates to support students
  • Begin the process of initial identification of students with additional needs including those with a gifted or talented profile
  • Begin to develop a personal community network

Our thanks, as always, to the wonderful Louise Dawson for sharing her expertise and of course to Oaktree Primary School, Dubai for hosting so well, as always.

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