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03000 41 3000
Email:
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Workshops

Click here for information about our range of workshops

To book your place please call 03000 41 3000 or email using the buttons below.

 

About the virtual workshops:

These are on-line session where you can see the trainer and a power point presentation.  You can ask questions, type in the chat box, or you can just simply watch and learn if that’s your preference.

It is simple to join from a smart-phone/tablet (you will need to download an App for this) or a computer. Full details of how to access the course will be sent to you the day before.


Special Educational Needs (SEN) Support in mainstream schools and colleges

Wednesday 6th October 2021

Virtual Workshop

10.30am – 12 noon

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This workshop is for parents/carers, young people and practitioners.

Based on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice you will gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • The definition of Special Educational Needs Support
  • The ‘graduated approach’ to supporting children and young people with SEN
  • The term ‘reasonable adjustments’
  • The term ‘best endeavours’

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Getting the best out of meetings

Thursday 14th October 2021

Virtual workshop

10.30am – 12.30pm

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This workshop aims to empower parents/carers and young people to confidently participate in education, health, and social care meetings.

You will learn how to:

  • use good communication skills to influence outcomes
  • confidently share your views
  • plan and prepare for meetings

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Special Educational Needs (SEN) Support in mainstream schools and colleges

Thursday 21st October 2021

Virtual Workshop

6.30pm – 8pm

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This workshop is for parents/carers, young people and practitioners.

Based on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice you will gain knowledge and understanding of:

  • The definition of Special Educational Needs Support
  • The ‘graduated approach’ to supporting children and young people with SEN
  • The term ‘reasonable adjustments’
  • The term ‘best endeavours’

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Mental capacity and decision making post 16

Friday 17th December 2021

Virtual Workshop

2pm – 3.30pm

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This workshop is for parents/carers, young people and practitioners to understand the changes in decision making for post 16.

Based on the Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Code of Practice you will gain an understanding of:

  • young people’s rights to make their own decisions (from year 9 onwards)
  • The principles of mental capacity
  • where to get further information

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