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Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Special Educational Needs and Disability

Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers: Special Educational Needs and Disability

AUTHOR : Edited by Emma Hollis By Anita Devi

ISBN : 9781913063290

Edition No : 1

Publication : 21 Oct 2019

Extent : 96 pgs

ISBN : 9781913063306

Edition No : 1

Publication : 21 Oct 2019

Extent : 96 pgs

ISBN : 9781913063313

Edition No : 1

Publication : 21 Oct 2019

Extent : 96 pgs

ISBN : 9781913063320

Edition No : 1

Publication : 21 Oct 2019

Extent : 96 pgs

Description

The Essential Guides for Early Career Teachers provide accessible, carefully researched, quick-reads for early career teachers, covering the key topics they will encounter during their training year and first two years of teaching.  They complement and are fully in line with the new Early Career Framework and are intended to assist ongoing professional development by bringing together current information and thinking on each area in one convenient place.

These books are suitable for both primary and secondary schools.

This title provides you with the required knowledge and skills development around special educational needs and disability (SEND) as you progress through your early teaching career.  Using an audit tool, the text builds on any previous training enabling you to ground and embed your practice for children and young people presenting with SEND. It recognises the increasing challenges you may face and distils the theoretical into usable techniques in the classroom. Critical but also practical, the text guides you through research-based concepts and reflective tasks central to understanding and supporting issues around SEND.

Contents

Introduction

Section 1: The basics  

Audit tool

Chapter 1: Fundamentals

Section 2: The four areas of need

Chapter 2: Communication and interaction

Chapter 3: Cognition and learning

Chapter 4:  Social, emotional, and mental health

Chapter 5: Physical and sensory

Appendices including Acronym buster

Index

Author

Anita Devi is a former SENCO, senior leader, school improvement advisor and local authority SEND advisory teacher.  She has a wealth of experience in developing leaders of learning, and her own teaching career spans early years to postgraduate education both in the UK and overseas. In 2017 she was awarded the prestigious international Influential Educational Leaders Award for her contribution to the SEND workforce pipeline strategy which supports the development of professionals from initial teacher training to advanced and experienced SENCOs. 

Emma Hollis' passion is teacher education. After gaining a first class degree in psychology and training as a primary teacher, she became head of initial teacher education for a SCITT provider. She sees teacher education as a continuum and, whilst her heart will always be very close to the initial stages of a teacher’s development, she is also dedicated to ensuring teachers are given access to high quality professional development throughout their careers.  Emma took up the role of Executive Director Designate of NASBTT in April 2017 and has been in the post of Executive Director since September 2017.

 

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