5th Annual SENCO Conference –
Book your place: http://entrust.education/Event/49177
Publishers, Routledge , have launched a 3rd Edition of Enabling Access; Effective Teaching and Learning for Pupils with Learning Difficulties, to mark the seminal contribution of the book to the debate around the curricular needs of children and young people with learning difficulties.
Edited by Barry Carpenter, Rob Ashdown and Keith Bovair the book will appear in the Routledge Education Classic Edition series.
Jo Egerton, Schools Research Consultant, and Bev Cockbill, Training Co-ordinator and Structured Teaching Practitioner in complex learning needs, Chadsgrove Teaching School, Bromsgrove, write about the use of mental wealth journals for pupils with additonal needs.
Click thumbnail/image below to view full pdf.
‘Supporting teachers’ well-being in the context of schools for children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties’
Tina Rae, Naina Cowell & Louise Field
Pages 200-218 | Published online: 30 May 2017
Check out this useful article looking at Teacher well-being . Timely in the context of whole school developments around Positive Mental Health and Emotional Well Being for children and young people.
On Friday 14 July 2017, an interdisciplinary conference was held at Birmingham City University to raise awareness and highlight current research on this topic.
The slides are now available http://www.bcu.ac.uk/research/stories/born-early
Also the keynote given by Dr Susan Foster-Cohen from the Champion Centre in New Zealand can be watched below:
Using the ‘wordless’ Books Beyond Words, (BBW), has given a new lease of life to Katie Carpenter, (a young woman with Down’s syndrome) who runs her own Book Club every month for her friends , and now works as a volunteer Book Club Leader in a new 19-25 educational provision for young adults with Learning Disabilities.
Here her Father, Barry Carpenter, describes the impact on Katie’s life, in terms of her daily functioning, friendships and releasing her leadership capacity.
More information about the Books Beyond Words series can be obtained from www.booksbeyondwords.co.uk
Increasingly teachers are wanting to increase their understanding of brain functioning in children , and how it enhances our understanding of the learning process.
There is an excellent listing of online resources about neuroscience and the brain on the BNA website:
Saturday 14th October 2017 – 9:30 – 15:30
Oxford Brookes, Harcourt Hill Campus, OX2 9AT