Special Educational Needs for Newly Qualified and Student Teachers

A Practical Guide

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Author: Rita Cheminais

Publisher: David Fulton Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 72

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This reference covers the essential aspects of special educational needs important to effective classroom practice and relevant to NQT Induction Standards. It explores: recent legislative changes to the Code of Practice; practical hints and strategies to meet a diversity of pupil learning and behaviour needs; working with parents of SEN children; working with learning support assistants and subject teachers; making effective use of ICT with SEN pupils; and the role of SENCO.

Special Educational Needs for Qualified and Trainee Teachers

A practical guide to the new changes

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Author: Rita Cheminais

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317565150

Category: Education

Page: 146

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This completely revised and updated edition, previously published as Special Educational Needs for NQTs and TAs, addresses the latest Teachers’ Standards, and their application in meeting the most recent developments and changes in the special educational needs system and the new SEN Code of Practice. Essential reading and an invaluable guide for all qualified, newly qualified and trainee teachers, this highly practical text relates to those accessing SEN training via teaching school alliances, as well as Higher Education. Full of tips and strategies on how to meet the needs of a diversity of children and young people with special educational needs, in a range of educational settings, chapters cover: the latest Teachers’ Standards aligned to the most recent SEND changes the revised SEN Code of Practice, the Children and Families Act, and the Equality Act and its related Duties teaching schools, specialist leaders of education in SEN, and new training models for building teacher capacity in SEN how to meet the latest OFSTED inspection requirements for SEND what works best in the effective teaching of pupils with SEN and those eligible for the pupil premium Featuring useful checklists, templates and photocopiable, downloadable resources to support professional development in SEN, this practical resource contains a wealth of valuable advice, in addition to signposting to further information. This no-nonsense, down-to-earth authoritative text will provide essential reading for all experienced qualified, newly qualified and trainee teachers, as well as to those delivering SEND training in Higher Education, local authorities, and in teaching schools and their alliances.

Special Educational Needs for Newly Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants

A Practical Guide

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Author: Rita Cheminais

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135201471

Category: Education

Page: 134

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This completely revised and updated edition addresses the most recent developments in Special Educational Needs. Essential reading for newly qualified teachers and teaching assistants, Rita Cheminais’s classic text now relates to current initiatives including Every Child Matters (ECM) and using personalised learning approaches. Many aspects vital to effective classroom practice are explored, including: the latest Qualified Teacher Status Standards and the Occupational Standards for Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools recent legislation and key official reports and documents relating to SEN and ECM the effective partnership working with multi-agency practitioners up-to-date tips on how to meet OFSTEDs inspection requirements in relation to pupils well being, attainment and achievement how to evaluate the impact of SEN/additional provision. The book reflects the DCSF/National Strategies Inclusion Development Programme (IDP), and practical tips and strategies are given on how to meet the needs of a diverse range of pupils with additional educational needs (AEN), including: Speech, Language and Communication Needs, Moderate Learning Difficulties, Social Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties, sensory impairments and physical disabilities. Featuring helpful checklists, templates and photocopiable resources to support professional development, this practical resource contains a wealth of valuable advice, as well as signposting to further information. This authoritative text will provide fascinating reading for trainee and newly qualified teachers as well as experienced teachers and teaching assistants. Lecturers in higher education and consultants and advisors in Local Authority Children’s Services will also find this book a useful resource.

Teaching Physical Education to Children with Special Educational Needs

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Author: Philip Vickerman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134168462

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Offering practical strategies to include children with SEN fully into physical education, this unique title: applies the latest research to the practice of inclusion of children with SEN in PE offers an outline of the statutory responsibilities placed upon teachers and schools to include children with SEN covers a diverse range of issues which teachers needs to address in order to provide high quality learning experiences for children with SEN includes a series of reflective tasks, further reading and contacts within each chapter. Special Educational Needs in Physical Education offers an opportunity to explore in depth the complexities of including children with SEN in PE. This is an extensive resource that requires no reference to alternative texts and is essential reading for all people involved in including children with SEN in PE.

Understanding Special Educational Needs

A Guide for Student Teachers

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Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415308229

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Teachers need to be fully equipped to respond to diversity in today's classrooms now more than ever before. The Professional Standards for Qualified Teacher Status and Induction Standards are now the driving force behind initial teacher education, and students will need to demonstrate their competence against these, and in particular, their understanding of Special Educational Needs in today's inclusive classrooms. Each chapter of this indispensable text explores an important topic within SEN and directly relates it to the competencies, making it an essential course companion. Chapters on topics relating to the code of practice, school policy, literacy and numeracy, ICT, emotional and behavioural difficulties and dealing with parents all follow a similar template, which includes: a commentary on the relevant professional standards contextualising of the standards what teachers can do to promote effective practice. Detailed referencing will lead students to pursue more detailed individual texts, which address many of the issues in greater depth. This is an ideal, highly accessible text for student and new qualified teachers who need a reliable introduction to today's vital issues within Special Educational Needs.

A Beginning Teacher'S Guide To Special Educational Needs

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Author: Wearmouth, Janice

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335233546

Category: Education

Page: 256

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"This guide addresses issues in a straightforward, supportive and practical way, focusing on the needs of the beginning teacher. Using case studies, activities and resources, it will equip you with skills and knowledge to support groups of pupils with SEN in different settings and phases." --Book Jacket.

The SEN Handbook for Trainee Teachers, NQTs and Teaching Assistants

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Author: Wendy Spooner

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136748172

Category: Education

Page: 112

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Newly qualified teachers, trainee teachers and teaching assistants receive little training in working with students with special needs – The SEN Handbook acts as a comprehensive guide for them. Features include: collaboration with NASEN, ensuring up-to-the-minute advice on SEN issues linked throughout to the National Standards allowing readers to understand exactly what is expected of them – and how to achieve it practical, useful and accessible writing which is specifically aimed at TAs, NQTs and trainees easy to ‘dip into’ when needed. An invaluable resource for newly qualified teachers, teaching assistants and trainee teachers.

A newly qualified teacher's manual

how to meet the induction standards

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Author: Sara Bubb

Publisher: David Fulton Publish

ISBN: 9781843120469

Category: Education

Page: 128

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This latest edition offers practical and up-to-date guidance to newly-qualified teachers (NQTs) who are in their statutory induction period, with specific help in how to meet the Standards. Based on over two year's experience of running courses and researching provision for NQTs, the book looks at what NQTs are entitled to and how to make the most of it, as well as advising on how to demonstrate the meeting of the latest version of the QTS and Induction Standards. The book also, offers help in setting objectives and planning the individualized induction programme, illustrates potential problems and good practice with case studies and contains useful formats for planning and recording progress. The purpose of the book as a whole is to help NQTs to get a fair deal, and have a successful start to their teaching careers.

Introducing Special Educational Needs

A Guide for Students

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Author: Philip Gardner,John Dwyfor Davies

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134128541

Category: Education

Page: 160

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Pressure of time means that the complex topic of special educational needs (SEN) at initial teacher training and post-graduate levels can often be covered at too swift a pace. The unfortunate result is that a newly qualified teacher faced with the pressures of today's typically inclusive classrooms can feel unprepared or lacking in knowledge about this vitally important area. This supportive, accessible text will be invaluable to students undergoing their initial teacher training as it features broad coverage of key aspects of SEN in a single volume. It will provide the reader with succinct information on major SEN themes, key questions for student teachers on each topic, and a selection of the most important readings. It also includes sets of reflection-based student tasks; activities for completion during school placements; practical tutor-led to mentor-led activities, plus extension activities; and a series of suggested topics for school-based assignments in SEN.

The Practical Guide to Special Educational Needs in Inclusive Primary Classrooms

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Author: Richard Rose,Marie Howley

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1848605048

Category: Education

Page: 144

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`A well-written and thought-provoking book for teachers. It offers many ideas to improve inclusive practice in primary schools, to the benefit of all pupils, not only those with additional or different learning needs' - Special magazine Written for newly-qualified teachers and students approaching the end of their training courses, this practical and accessible text is an introduction to working with children of a range of abilities in inclusive primary classrooms. The book draws on recent research and innovation in the education of pupils with special educational needs to provide practical examples and advice on how to meet the challenges of developing effective teaching and learning in inclusive settings. Chapters cover: " becoming an inclusive teacher " pupils giving cause for concern " teaching and learning styles " creating inclusive classroom environments and teaching teams " learning from pupils " looking beyond school " developing further as a professional With advice on building positive attitudes, developing specific teaching strategies and adapting a personalising teaching approaches, the book helps teachers to build upon their earlier training in both practical and reflective ways. Richard Rose is Professor of Special and Inclusive Education and Director of the Centre for Special Needs Education and Research at University College Northampton. Marie Howley is senior lecturer in the Centre for Special Needs Education and Research at University College Northampton, teaching on both undergraduate and post graduate courses and in continuing professional development for teachers.

Special Educational Needs

A Resource for Practitioners

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Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761942382

Category: Education

Page: 160

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By examining related disciplines, Farrell provides a road map for special education and considers how special education can be better understood.

Bibliographic Guide to Education

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Author: N.A

Publisher: G K Hall

ISBN: 9780783897080

Category:

Page: 830

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... lists publications cataloged by Teachers College, Columbia University, supplemented by ... The Research Libraries of The New York Publica Library.

Study Skills and Dyslexia in the Secondary School

A Practical Approach

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Author: Marion Griffiths

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136630562

Category: Education

Page: 128

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This book is aimed at those who encounter secondary school students with dyslexia on a daily basis. It takes a practical approach by breaking down the whole process of assessing the issues involved and then suggesting ways for teaching staff and students to implement a suitable program of study skills. It is well structured, clear, useful and written with the needs of busy teachers and students very much in mind. Included are assessment approaches, checklists, photocopiable activities, and suggestions for useful resources. Results from qualitative research are included to provide an additional practical insight into study skills and dyslexia in the secondary school. Theoretical knowledge has been used to underpin and inform practice. Teachers of students with dyslexia who are not specialists should find this a useful guide. It will also be of great use to SENCOs and Teaching Assistants.

Key Issues In Special Education

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Author: Michael Farrell

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 113425833X

Category: Education

Page: 176

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Considerable challenges can face all those involved in teaching children with special educational needs. Complex policy and legislation, bureaucracy, inspection and limited resources can all appear difficult obstacles to those seeking to provide effective tuition. In this highly practical book, Michael Farrell unpicks and clarifies the role of educational standards in today's schools. Drawing extensively on detailed, real-life case studies, he closely explores such issues as: the definition of standards, identifying and providing for special educational needs, assessment and benchmarking, curriculum provision and target-setting, the role of the Code of Practice. Special educational needs coordinators, senior managers in schools and students completing initial training courses will find this an invaluable resource, which effortlessly simplifies an often complicated process.

Training of teachers

fourth report of session 2009-10. Report, together with formal minutes

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Author: Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Children, Schools and Families Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215543882

Category: Political Science

Page: 86

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Major reforms must be introduced to help newly qualified teachers make the transition from their initial training to their first teaching post. The pressures on teachers at the start of their careers are considerable and the Committee calls for measures that reduce the front-loaded nature of teacher training. Much greater space and incentives for early career teachers to supplement initial training with a relevant masters qualification are vital. Mentoring support for these teachers must be improved and extended. The Committee urges radical changes to teacher professional development, including the introduction of a single overarching framework for the management of teachers' career progression. It says the 'Chartered Teacher' framework would encompass a licence to practise and link pay and progression to the completion of a masters qualification and, thereafter, to completion of further accredited training. Entry requirements for much initial teacher training provision are too low and the bar must be raised. Reforms should include discontinuing undergraduate programmes for those wanting to be secondary school teachers which attract the poorest qualified candidates and requiring postgraduate trainees to have a lower-second degree or above. The Committee also says that supply teachers must be brought into the mainstream of the profession, that, in the context of the 14-19 reforms, school and further education teachers should have much greater mobility across the two sectors, and that the training of early years, school and further education teachers should be harmonised through generic standards.

Bringing Insider Perspectives into Inclusive Teacher Learning

Potentials and challenges for educational professionals

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Author: Phyllis Jones

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134667264

Category: Education

Page: 232

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This fascinating text offers a compelling argument for the need to include insider perspectives of disability in teacher education programs, in order to enrich professional understandings and shed light on the reality of living with a disability. With contributions from a highly experienced team of authors from a wide range of educational settings, Bringing Insider Perspectives into Inclusive Teacher Learning includes case studies and research projects on how teacher educators gather, interpret and integrate insider perspectives into teacher education programs, along with practical strategies as to how educators can develop programs more sensitive to the experiences of ‘insiders’. Questions addressed include: How do teacher educator researchers gather insider perspectives? What are some of the barriers and challenges involved? What critical experiences and lessons can be learned from teacher educators who have integrated insider perspectives? How can insider perspectives bring about a more meaningful inclusion of students with disabilities? Offering a range of different methodologies to engage students, parents, teachers, school leaders and teacher educators, this thought-provoking book provides practical ideas about how insider perspectives can enhance teacher learning and support greater inclusive practices in schools. This text will be useful to university lecturers, teachers and education specialists, as well as students of educational studies and ITE courses from foundation degree level through to undergraduate and postgraduate study.

Handbook of Research on Special Education Teacher Preparation

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Author: Paul T. Sindelar,Erica D. McCray,Mary T. Brownell,Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136726322

Category: Education

Page: 500

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Compilations of research on teacher preparation often include no more than a cursory mention of the specific roles and needs of special education teachers. Although the work that special education teachers perform does indeed differ from the work of classroom teachers, teacher preparation in the two fields has much in common. The purpose of this seven-part handbook is to expand our knowledge of teacher education broadly by providing an in-depth look at the most up-to-date research on special education teacher preparation. Opening chapters ground the collection in political and economic context, while subsequent sections delve deeply into issues related to the current state of our special education workforce and offer insights into how to best prepare and sustain that workforce. Ultimately, by illuminating the particularities of special education teacher preparation, this landmark handbook addresses the state of current research in the field and sets an agenda for future scholarship.

The International Book of Dyslexia

A Guide to Practice and Resources

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Author: Ian Smythe,John Everatt,Robin Salter

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470862866

Category: Psychology

Page: 208

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Are difficulties in dyslexia the same the world over? What can we learn from resources and practice in different countries? In this book, individuals, institutions and organisations have been gathered from around the world to report on the policies, resources and training for people with dyslexia and those who work with them. Over 50 countries are included in this guide, together with details of dyslexia associations and resources. This unique collection offers a wealth of information to parents, teachers and individuals who are seeking support. It also will be of interest to researchers, practitioners and policy makers. This book is also available as an electronic supplement to The International Book of Dyslexia: A Cross-Language Comparison and Practice Guide which is available from your bookshop or from John Wiley & Sons Ltd ISBN 0471498416 The complete volume is an extensive and wide-ranging guide to both dyslexia research and practice around the world.

Teachers' Legal Rights and Responsibilities

A Guide for Trainee Teachers and Those New to the Profession

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Author: Jon Berry

Publisher: Univ of Hertfordshire Press

ISBN: 9781902806778

Category: Educational law and legislation

Page: 52

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Suitable for trainee teachers, NQTs and any other teachers who need to know their rights and responsibilities as teachers under the law, this book sets out the statutory frameworks that cover their vocation.

Special Education Law

A Guide for Parents, Advocates, and Educators

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Author: Steven S. Goldberg

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461592453

Category: Law

Page: 240

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To any professional concerned with exceptional children, it would be the greatest understatement to say that the courts and legislatures have had a tremendous impact on the field of speeial education. Especially in the last decade, a flood of litigation filed to develop and define the right to education of previously unserved handicapped children has left no special education teacher, school adminis trator, nurse, educational psychologist, or pediatrician unaffected-either be cause these professionals are daily called upon to help children, or because they may come forward as witnesses on behalf of children who are the subjects of special education meetings, individualized education programs, placement hear ings, or judicial proceedings. Thus, for these people, questions regarding a student's legal rights are immediate and pervasive. This book developed out of the need to provide nonlegal professionals with a lawyer's view of the huge body of court cases and federal laws and regulations that affect their practice as well as their students and clients. An introductory chapter provides the historical basis of the current interface between law and special education. The Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 and Sec tion 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and their regulations promulgated in 1977, are the major national laws in the field ~nd are therefore described in Chapters 2 and 3.