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Wedell, Klaus – Support for Learning, 2012
The aim of this article is to give an account of a self-help "bottom-up" continuing professional development (CPD) facility for SENCos which has been built up over the last 16 years. This CPD was originally intended to supplement any substantive training that might have been provided by local authorities (LAs) and by further and higher…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Training Methods, Training Objectives, Qualifications
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Elson, Nicola – Support for Learning, 2011
Warnock advocated that all young people with learning difficulties should be entitled to an appropriate education beyond the compulsory age of 16. The purpose of the study was to investigate attitudes to post-16 educational provision for students with special educational needs. What are the strengths and weaknesses of current provision and is it…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Severe Mental Retardation
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Jovanic, Goran – Support for Learning, 2011
This article considers an aspect of inclusive education that has received relatively limited exposure: the challenges involved in meeting the educational needs of offenders in prisons. It does this by taking the example of Serbia, where recent changes in legislation have ensured the educational rights of inmates. It then looks at possible ways in…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Role of Education