Identifying Special Educational Needs In The Early Years
How do we know whether normal individual variation and differing speeds of maturation are masking a special need? Sal McKeown reports on an important new study
Steps Towards A More Inclusive Physical Education
Rebecca Foster and Emma Richards offer a practical guide to support teachers working with students with impairments
How Can Teachers Promote The Skills Of Self-Regulation In Young Children?
‘Self-regulation’ has become a hot topic, appearing in materials and publications from both the DfE and Ofsted and it will be in n of the EYFS statutory framework due to come into force from September 2021. Sue Cowley draws from her new book to explore the learning behaviours required
The Importance Of Seeing Yourself In What You Read
One third of ethic minority children don’t recognise themselves in any texts they read and this is undermining their commitment to reading, according to new research. Emily Best, of the National Literacy Association in the UK, explains the findings.
Behaviour Management In An inclusive Classroom: A Masterclass
Good personal relationships are one of the foundations for effective behaviour management and high levels of student attainment, but there is an important stage before this, as Patrick Garton explains.
Israeli Schools Confront An Achievement Chasm
An alarmingly wide gap in achievement between advantaged and dis-advantaged students has led to the creation of the Darca Network. In the first of a series of articles, its founding CEO, Gil Pereg, analyses why their approach is showing some serious success.
A Little Robot Friend On The Desk Can Help Troubled Students Back To School
AV1 keeps children with cancer in touch with their schools. Now it is a channel for blended learning and could be a lifeline for children with poor mental health
The Four Pillars of Support Missing For Children With Special Educational Needs During Covid -19
Sonia Blandford describes the needs of children with Special Educational Needs during the Covid Crisis, which she laments, have been disgracefully neglected
Disability Theatre Comes Of Age In Coventry’s City Of Culture 2021
Coventry has a key role in the history of theatre in England and, thanks to Open Theatre, young people with learning disabilities are centre stage in the CoC's current plans
Jessica’s Story: Responding To Children Who Have Suffered Traumatic Loss
A child’s behaviour can spiral out of control in the aftermath of losing a loved relative or parents separating. Putting these children into detention or suspending them, is the opposite of how a school should respond. Dr Margot Sunderland describes what happened to Jessica