In this new article Professor Carpenter, former Director of the DfE funded Project on Children with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities, discusses what new teaching and learning approaches are required to truly meet the needs of the children. Research has shown that Engagement is the key to successful learning for these children, and, indeed, any child with Special Needs.
The article describes how the Engagement Framework for Learning (including the Profile and Scale) evolved, how it was extensively trialled across the UK and internationally, and how is commends itself as a personalised assessment approach that celebrates children’s learning, and empowers the quality of teaching. Prof Barry Carpenter SEND May 2016.
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During a school Inspection Ofsed will look a 3 i’s – issue ,intervention and impact.
To look at the quality and creativity of interventions for and with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities , this will not rule resect the scope of teaching and learning , or the range of progress.
The attached short article , published in SEND magazine, looks at the 5 i’s of issue, inquiry, intervention, innovation and impact.
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This week a new EU funded Erasmus Project was launched in Graz, Austria. This Project will take the extensively trialled Briefing Sheets for the UK CLDD Project ( http://complexld.ssatrust .org.uk) , and translate them into several European languages.
The briefing sheets will then be used to support Inclusion of children with Special Needs in the representative EU countries .The Project will go through various trial and development phases, through to 2018.
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