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CfESEND blog: The impact of specialist staff from a parent’s perspective

In this blog, Weston College share the impact specialist staff make on learners with SEND and the Centres for Excellence (CfE) in SEND Phase 3 launch.

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CfESEND blog: Derby College reflect on anticipating inclusion needs (SEND) in Further Education settings

In this blog, Derby College reflect on anticipating inclusion needs (SEND) in Further Education settings, and research informed practice.

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CfESEND blog: City College Norwich on supporting learners with SEND with employment

In this blog post, City College Norwich reflect on how they have been supporting learners with SEND with employment during Covid-19.

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CfESEND blog: leadership reflections with Derby College Group

In this blog post, Derby College Group reflect on leadership and ‘compassionate agitation’ to develop inclusive thinking.

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CfESEND blog: Weston College on making mental health and emotional wellbeing a priority

In this blog post, Weston College discuss creating a culture where staff and learners’ mental health and wellbeing is a top priority.

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CfESEND blog: Weston College on the health, wellbeing and morale of staff

Sam Mayhew, Dean of Faculty at Weston College for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme, on how they are supporting staff wellbeing and morale during lockdown.

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CfESEND blog: Social Inclusion – Enabling vs Empowerment: progressing and succeeding in employment

Pete Benyon, Inclusionist and CfESEND Curriculum Project Manager at Derby College Group (DCG), looks at the impact of words such as “empowering”.

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Front cover of the Inclusive Toolkit Employer Guide

CfESEND blog: Promoting inclusive workforces at the Centre for Excellence in SEND at City College Norwich

Elaine Dale Director of SEND at City College Norwich, for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme, discusses the Inclusive Toolkit Employer Guide.

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CfESEND blog: Derby College shares its thoughts on how an online community of practice makes a difference

The words motivation, and more recently, resilience have gained more and more importance at all stages of education and at every level in our organisations.

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CfESEND blog: Virtual Delivery for SEND and vulnerable Learners within Weston College

The focus at Weston College is to create an exciting and motivational remote curriculum offering a wide variety of online experiences.

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Male student wearing a face mask while on the computer in a classroom

CfESEND blog: City College Norwich reflect on what is positive and possible during the pandemic

At City College Norwich we are better prepared and able to turn our approaches to online more quickly as a result of this recent lockdown.

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#APConnect: Programme reflections

#APConnect is a professional development programme for those operating in Advanced Practitioner (AP)-type roles across the Further Education and Training sector. It is commissioned and funded by the Education and Training Foundation (ETF). Alison Tanik of touchconsulting Ltd, the organisation that delivers the programme on behalf of the ETF, reflects on recent activity and explains how to get involved.

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CfESEND blog: Derby College get into the festive spirit with their Twelve Stages of Inclusion

Blog by Sarah Le-Good, Inclusion Director and CfESEND Curriculum Project Lead at Derby College Group (DCG), for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme.

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teacher and learner with SEND

CfESEND blog: Weston College explore the impact their SEND approaches have on learners’ progress

Blog by Dr Paul Phillips, Principal and Chief Executive at Weston College, for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme.

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Student with SEND gardening with teacher

CfESEND blog: Supporting learners into employment during the pandemic at City College Norwich

Blog by Elaine Dale, Director of SEND at City College Norwich, for the Centres for Excellence in SEND programme.

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