This week (17 July 2017) the government has announced its latest thinking on school funding.
Colm Davis, former vice president of NAHT has received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List
A new statistical release from the Department for Education.
Our school premises guidance covers toilet, washroom and medical facilities, acoustics and lighting provision, water supply and space utilisation.
The Standards and Testing Agency has published instructions for head teachers and local authorities about reporting key stage 1 teacher assessment data in 2017.
Share your views on the Rochford Review consultation.
Now’s the time to celebrate the impact of the hard work your school has put into making a real difference to pupils with additional needs.
NAHT responds to Dame Christine Lenehan's call for evidence.
Everyday issues that affect SEND professionals were tackled head on at the new format Special Schools, Specialist and Alternative Provision Conference in Birmingham on 9 and 10 March 2017.
This year’s Special Schools, Specialist and Alternative Provision Conference – entitled ‘Creating Stability in Changing Times’ - has been reformatted to include a one day conference on 10 March, with an optional panel debate and dinner the night before.
How does an autistic person get heard and understood? How do they find their voice? How do we hear their voice? And are we giving space to hear the autistic voice?
The Department for Education has announced a review of the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in Residential Special schools, led by Dame Christine Lenehan.
On 11 January the Department for Education made a further funding announcement on provision for SEND.
This March NAHT is hosting the annual Special Schools, Specialist and Alternative Provision Conference in Birmingham. For 2017 the title ‘Creating stability in changing times’ aims to sum up what needs to be achieved in the current climate.
Government has published details of additional SEND funding alongside the 2017-18 School Revenue Funding settlement, which includes the Dedicated Schools Grant (DSG), Education Services Grant (ESG) transitional grant, and pupil premium.
Many children need really focused support to reach their full potential and the Communications Trust's 'Language Leaders' scheme aims to address this issue.
"Whilst we welcome the report, we do have some concerns around the terminology being used to assess children working at this level."
From leading a team, to planning around key dates, here are invaluable tips on doing a great job in the SENCo role.
The National Special Educational Needs and Disability Forum is a regular meeting of the leading representatives of significant national organisations in this field.
It is becoming more and more widely understood that there may well be as many girls and women with autism as there are boys and men, but their needs are not always being identified.
It feels great to be told we are brilliant, and it makes us more successful.
As every teacher will tell you, the start of a new school year brings with it a tangible sense of new beginnings.
Newly appointed middle leaders could benefit from some tailored training in their new roles, according to a new research project.
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