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ISBN: 9780335242412
Division: Open University Press
Pub Date: OCT-10
Pages: 240

Edition: 01
Format: Paperback
Availability: In Stock

 

Transforming the Role of the SENCO: Achieving the National Award for SEN Coordination

Fiona Hallett, Graham Hallett
(Edge Hill University, University of Cumbria)

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About the book

This book offers an insight into the role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) at a time of transformation following the recent legislative change and the introduction of the National Award for SEN Coordination.

There are contributions from leading academics in the field of SEN and inclusion, from nasen and CSIE as well as from practitioners in Local Authorities and educational settings.

It includes:
  • A collection of keynote chapters outlining some of the issues and tensions of the role
  • Five sections covering the main areas of the National Award: Professional Context; Strategic Development; Coordinating Provision; Leading, Developing and Supporting Colleagues; and Working in Partnership
  • Friendly guidance on how the theory relates to the day to day practicalities facing the busy SENCO
This book has been designed to complement the National Award for SEN Coordination and will be a key text for all serving and aspiring SENCOs as well as those interested in inclusion, SEN and school leadership.

Contributors: Rachel Barrell, Angharad E. Beckett, Barbara Bradbury, Lynne Cook, Pam Davies, Alison Ekins, Niki Elliot, Alison Feeney, Lani Florian, Bob Franks, Anne Gager, Philip Garner, Barry Groom, John Hattersley, Peter Hick, Kath Kelly, Hazel Lawson, Linda Lyn-Cook, Bridget Middlemas, Tricia Nash, Brahm Norwich, Alison Patterson, Sue Pearson, Lorraine Petersen, Gill Richards, Christopher Robertson, Artemi Sakellariadis, Cathy Svensson, Steve Tyler, Janice Wearmouth

 

 

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