Welcome to nasen 

nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) is a charitable membership organisation that supports all education practitioners by providing relevant Continuing Professional Development (CPD), resources, advice, information and much more to enable staff to meet the needs of all pupils including pupils with learning differences.

 

  • COVID-19: Important information and FAQs

    nasen has sought to provide responses to a range of questions in response to the recent government announcement about school closures and how this will impact on children and young people with SEND.

  • Become a nasen member

    A membership will support teachers and educators to help meet and identify the needs of children and young people through a range of CPD, training, advice and resources 
  • nasen Live! 2020

    Our popular one-day SEND CPD conference and exhibition is back for another year and is a must attend for anyone working with or caring for children and young people.
  • Whole School SEND Review Trial

    Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) and nasen are recruiting 160 secondary schools for a trial of the Whole School SEND Review.

 

Join us

Join us

Our valuable nasen membership is suitable for schools and individuals alike. With three different levels including a free bronze membership we are certain our membership can help you identify and meet the needs of children and young people with SEND.

Whole School SEND

Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND Consortium brings together schools, organisations and individuals who are committed to ensuring that every child and young person with SEND can achieve their potential at school.

Resources

Resources

With our dedicated in-house education team, we are proud to curate a range of useful resources, suitable for all phases of education. nasen members will have the ability to download and print our resources to use in their own setting.

 

Upcoming events & the latest news

Latest News

Minister Ford’s Open Letter to the SEND Sector

25 March 2020

In an open letter to children and young people with SEND, their parents/ carers, and families and all others who support them, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families, Vicky Ford MP, stated that the Government’s aim for SEND, through the Coronavirus Bill and further proposed changes, is to balance the needs of this vulnerable group to receive the support they need with managing the demands on local authorities and health bodies to respond to this outbreak.

An update for nasen members - further guidance for key workers

20 March 2020

The government has now published the full list of key workers with further guidance and further detail on the forthcoming legislation.

 

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Covid-19 announcement

Due to the ongoing situation regarding the coronavirus our office is closed until further notice. Our staff are currently working from home and we will continue to offer as full a service as possible under these difficult circumstances.

If you wish to contact a member of the team, please e-mail welcome@nasen.org.uk

nasen HAS sought to provide responses to a range of questions in response to recent government announcement about school closures and how this will impact on children and young people with SEND. 

COVID-19: Information and FAQs