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iansyst showcase the latest assistive technology at TES SEN 2015

iansyst Ltd provides assistive technology and disability support services to schools, colleges and universities to help them meet their pupils’ special education needs. This includes helping children and young people to achieve their best, become confident individuals and help towards … Continue reading

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Government announces £9k bursaries for SEN teaching graduates

The Government has announced that graduates looking to specialise in Special Educational Needs (SEN) teaching could be eligible for bursaries of up to £9,000 to help fund initial teacher training. The funds are designed to encourage graduates to teach in … Continue reading

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Government issues its last year of funding for the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination

The government has issued its last year of funding for new special educational needs coordinators (SENCOs) to gain the Masters-level National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordination. In September 2009 it became law for every new SENCO in a mainstream … Continue reading

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SEN provisions of the Children and Families Bill

The Children and Families Bill, which is being debated in Parliament, includes measures that affect the provision of special educational needs (SEN) services for children in England. The Bill’s SEN provisions, which come into effect in 2014, are designed to … Continue reading

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NQTs lack the support to help children with dyslexia

New research from the Driver Youth Trust, a charity dedicated to improving the life chances of children and young people with literacy problems, has found that three in four newly qualified teachers (NQTs) entering the classroom for the first time … Continue reading

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