Special Educational Needs for Newly Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants: A Practical Guide by Rita CheminaisSpecial Educational Needs for Newly Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants: A Practical Guide by Rita Cheminais

Special Educational Needs for Newly Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants: A Practical Guide

byRita CheminaisEditorRita Cheminais

Paperback | September 24, 2009

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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.

Rita Cheminais is a School Improvement Partner and a freelance education consultant.
Title:Special Educational Needs for Newly Qualified Teachers and Teaching Assistants: A Practical GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:152 pages, 11.69 × 8.27 × 0.4 inPublished:September 24, 2009Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415495830

ISBN - 13:9780415495837

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables  Foreword  Acknowledgements  Abbreviations  How to use this Book  Introduction  1. Working within the law and frameworks for SEN, disability and ECM  The requirements of the Professional and Occupational Standards for  Teachers and Teaching Assistants  Demystifying the terminology  Recent legislation related to SEN, disability and ECM  Government frameworks & Codes of Practice for SEND, Inclusion & ECM  Government reports & guidance on SEND, Inclusion, ECM & Safeguarding  Recent research reports on SEN and Inclusion  Useful resources  Further activities  2. Making sense of SEN, disability, inclusion and ECM  Professional requirements of teachers and TAs  Identifying barriers to learning and participation  Meeting a diversity of needs through personalised learning approaches  The features of quality first teaching and inclusive classroom practice  The waves of intervention  Making best use of ICT to promote curriculum access  Positive approaches to raising pupils self-esteem, developing their emotional literacy and managing their behaviour  Meeting pupils well being across the curriculum and in school  Useful resources  Further activities  3. Assessing SEN/LDD pupil progress, monitoring and evaluating personalised provision  Professional requirements of teachers and TAs  Assessment for learning, well being and behaviour of pupils with SEN/LDD  Tracking the progress of pupils with SEN/LDD  Expectations for the progression of pupils with SEN/LDD  RAISEonline and SEN pupil level attainment data  Monitoring and evaluating provision and interventions for pupils with SEND  Meeting the new OFSTED inspection requirements  Useful resources  Further activities  4. Developing constructive professional partnerships for collaboration and team working  Professional requirements of teachers and TAs  Effective partnership working with teaching assistants  Productive partnership working with parents/carers of pupils with SEN  Joint inter-professional values statement for inter-professional working  Good practice principles for working with multi-agency practitioners  Protocols for information sharing and confidentiality  Engaging with ECM systems and procedures  The role of the SENCO supporting NQTs and trainee teachers/TAs  Roles and responsibilities of practitioners working with SEN/LDD pupils  The role of the school improvement partner and SEN, disability and ECM  The role of the AST and Excellent Teacher for SEN  The role of the local authority SEN and Inclusion Consultant  Useful resources  Further activities  Glossary  References and Further Reading  Index