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Governor Training : Special Educational Needs (SEN)

Microsoft Teams Webinar, n/a
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Course description

The national Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Code of Practice applies to maintained schools and academies. It says in paragraph 6.3: There should be a member of the governing body or a sub-committee with specific oversight of the school’s arrangements for SEN and disability.

This session will provide governors with SEND responsibilities the knowledge to work effectively with the schools SEND Lead and ensure the governing body's repsonsibilities are being met.

Training objectives

The course is designed to be interactive with a mixture of presentation and group discussion, to update governors on current changes and
provide practical solutions to monitoring and reporting on the school's SEND responsibilities.

Information regarding new legislation for SEN will be provided and there will be an opportunity to share key implications of SEN Reforms and Ofsted expectations on school policy and practice.

Learning outcomes

The training will cover:

• Ofsted expectations for pupils with SEN and how this is reported in RAISE ONLINE

• National and local developments regarding current legislation for SEN

• The key implications these developments may have for schools

• How to support a school's SEN lead (SENCO), teachers and schools to implement and develop SEN Reforms

• An opportunity to share the SEN self review tool for schools

• Have an opportunity to share and discuss issues they have queries about or are facing in their schools



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Target Audience
This course is designed for Clerks, Safeguarding Link Governors and Governors in East Sussex maintained Primary, Secondary, Special schools, East Sussex Primary, Secondary, Special academies, Independent and Free schools.
This training will be delivered using Microsoft Teams.

Delegates' email addresses as registered on the portal will be provided to the trainer for the purpose of conducting this training only. Delegates should ensure that their work (not personal) email addresses are recorded - check and update as necessary through 'My Profile and Bookings/Change Contact Details'.

Joining Instructions: Full joining instructions, including links to access the training and MS Teams guidance, will be attached to your confirmation email as downloadable links. Please ensure that you read these prior to the course and keep them in a safe place.

Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox, and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future. Please also ensure you block the time out in your calendar.
Start Date
Monday 4 October 2021
End Date
Monday 4 October 2021
Closing Date
Saturday 2 October 2021
12:30 - 14:30
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