The 2015 SEND Code of Practice is the official guide for those who work with children who have special education needs and disabilities (SEND). The code of practice covers the principles of the statutory guidance and explains what form the support should take, and in particular what those in an educational setting must do to comply.
This course is made up of 5 modules, providing 4 hours of CPD training, and is suitable for those in the education sector, including local authorities (e.g. education, social care or employment), governing bodies of schools or further education colleges, early years providers and local health boards.
- The definition of SEND and how to distinguish between a child and a young person
- The impact of appropriate legislation, such as the Equality Act 2010, on children & young people with SEND
- The legal requirements and statutory duties that education professionals must follow
- The principles of the Code of Practice
- The collaboration between the local authority & other agencies
- Consideration of inclusive practice & barriers to learning
- Decision making surrounding the support given to children & young people with SEND
This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.