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Transforming The Role Of The Senco, Sc : Achieving the National Award for SEN Coordination - Fiona Hallett

Transforming The Role Of The Senco, Sc

Achieving the National Award for SEN Coordination

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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

Notes on contributorsp. viii
Note on the textp. xiii
Concepts and contexts of SENp. 1
Introduction to Part Ip. 1
A National Perspective on the Training of SENCOsp. 12
The Challenge of Supporting the Supporters in the Inclusive Schoolp. 24
What Implications do Changing Practices and Concepts have for the Role of SEN Coordinator?p. 37
Leading Learning: The Role of the SENCOp. 51
The Concept of Inclusive Pedagogyp. 61
The professional contextp. 73
Introduction to Part IIp. 73
Reasons for Underachievement and Every Child Mattersp. 77
Managing Behaviour, Managing the Standardsp. 91
Assessment for Learning in Inclusive Schoolsp. 99
Strategic developmentp. 107
Introduction to Part IIIp. 107
Developing a Joined-Up Approach to Strategic Whole School Processesp. 111
Managing Financial and Physical Resourcesp. 118
Challenging Disabling Attitudes and Stereotypesp. 126
Coordinating provisionp. 133
Introduction to Part IVp. 133
Assessment for Effective Practicep. 136
A Critique of Data Gatheringp. 144
Increasing Participation, Decreasing Bureaucracyp. 153
Leading, developing and supporting colleaguesp. 157
Introduction to Part Vp. 157
SENCOs: A Partnership Role in Initial Teacher Education?p. 160
The Importance of Interpersonal Skillsp. 168
Building Consensus: Negotiating, Listening, Influencing and Sustaining Communication: Learning From Dannyp. 174
The Governing Body: An (Untapped) Resourcep. 182
Working in partnershipp. 191
Introduction to Part VIp. 191
Working in Partnership with Parentsp. 194
Multi-Agency Collaborationp. 202
Hearing the Voice of the Child: Ensuring Authenticityp. 207
Indexp. 217
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ISBN: 9780335242412
ISBN-10: 0335242413
Series: UK Higher Education OUP Humanities & Social Sciences Education OUP
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 1st October 2010
Publisher: Open University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 16.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1