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 and Learning (CPDL), resources, advice, information and much more to enable staff to meet the needs of all pupils including pupils with learning differences.

 

 

Focus on SEND Training

Focus on SEND Training

06 August 2019

A free online course aiming to help teachers and educational practitioners to develop high quality practice in order to meet the needs of their learners with SEND. This course takes a practice-led, enquiry-based and collaborative approach.

New! Annual Webinar Pass

New! Annual Webinar Pass

06 July 2020

Access over 15 of nasen's live webinars and the recordings for the the academic year 2020/21! Save time and money on your CPDL needs by accessing our live webinars, we will ensure you are automatically booked onto all eligible webinars.

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

nasen is pleased to announce the appointment of two board directors and one executive director

22 September 2020

These appointments are part of a long term growth strategy that will increase our impact and influence in the Special Educational Needs Sector nasen was advised by Forster Chase Executive Search.

7 great reasons to join The SEND Forums and take part in our Early Years discussions

21 September 2020

The SEND forums is an independent e-community for those involved in the education of children and young people with SEND.

Gavin Williamson announces that the SEND Review is delayed until next year

17 September 2020

The delay to the SEND Review will mean that any revisions to the Code of Practice will also be delayed. The Review is now planned for release in early 2021.

Engagement model – 2020/21 will be a transitionary year

16 September 2020

2020/21 will be a transitionary year for the assessment of pupils working below the standard of national curriculum assessments.

 

Upcoming Events

An introduction to dyspraxia

Events - 05 Oct 2020

This webinar is suitable for SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like an overview on the basics of dyspraxia

Webinar

Early Years SEND Reviewer Training - Kirklees

Events - 05 Oct 2020

This DfE funded training is only available to Early Years SENCOs from PVI and Early Years maintained school settings in ...

Webinar

Early Years SEND Reviewer Training - Northamptonshire

Events - 06 Oct 2020

This DfE funded training is only available to Early Years SENCOs from PVI and Early Years maintained school settings in ...

Online CPD

An introduction to dyslexia

Events - 07 Oct 2020

This webinar is suitable for SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like an overview on the basics of dyslexia

Webinar

Strategic development for SENCOs, part 1

Events - 07 Oct 2020

This webinar is suitable for any new or less experienced SENCOs who want to learn more about what the role ...

Webinar

Effective support for children and young people with SEND

Events - 08 Oct 2020

This webinar will be suitable for anyone in a support role in schools or other settings who wants to develop ...

Webinar

 

Resources

An introduction to SEND webinar

1 October 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar is suitable for anyone new to education including trainee teachers, NQTs, TAs and everyone else with an interest in this area.

High Quality Teaching to support pupils with SEND - Part 1: Session 3

1 October 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar is suitable for teachers that are new to the profession (NQTs, RQTs etc) and those less confident in their approach to SEND, who want to understand SEND better

Effective support for children and young people with SEND: Session 2

30 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar will be suitable for anyone in a support role in schools or other settings who wants to develop their practice for children and young people with SEND.

An overview of the latest SEN data - webinar recording

24 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar will be suitable for SENCOs, headteachers and other leaders who wish to secure a deeper understanding of national data and its implications for their school or setting.

High Quality Teaching to support pupils with SEND - Part 1: Session 2

24 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar is suitable for teachers that are new to the profession (NQTs, RQTs etc) and those less confident in their approach to SEND, who want to understand SEND better

Strategic Development for SENCOs: Part 1 webinar recordings - Session 2

23 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar is suitable for any new or less experienced SENCOs who want to learn more about what the role entails.

nasen is pleased to announce the appointment of two board directors and one executive director

22 September 2020

These appointments are part of a long term growth strategy that will increase our impact and influence in the Special Educational Needs Sector nasen was advised by Forster Chase Executive Search.

7 great reasons to join The SEND Forums and take part in our Early Years discussions

21 September 2020

The SEND forums is an independent e-community for those involved in the education of children and young people with SEND.

Gavin Williamson announces that the SEND Review is delayed until next year

17 September 2020

The delay to the SEND Review will mean that any revisions to the Code of Practice will also be delayed. The Review is now planned for release in early 2021.

An introduction to DME webinar recording

17 September 2020

This free webinar funded by Comino Foundation, is suitable for SENCOs, SLTs and other school staff who are interested in finding out more about DME.

High Quality Teaching to support pupils with SEND - Part 1: Session 1

17 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar is suitable for teachers that are new to the profession (NQTs, RQTs etc) and those less confident in their approach to SEND, who want to understand SEND better

Strategic Development for SENCOs: Part 1 webinar recordings - Session 1

16 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar is suitable for any new or less experienced SENCOs who want to learn more about what the role entails.

Engagement model – 2020/21 will be a transitionary year

16 September 2020

2020/21 will be a transitionary year for the assessment of pupils working below the standard of national curriculum assessments.

Effective support for children and young people with SEND: Session 1

16 September 2020

This webinar recording is only available to those who paid to attend the live webinar. If you would like to find out how you can access this recording email: cpd@nasen.org.uk. This webinar will be suitable for anyone in a support role in schools or other settings who wants to develop their practice for children and young people with SEND.

DfE asks for Educational Psychologists to provide temporary support for coronavirus recovery

11 September 2020

Call for qualified educational psychologists (EPs) to provide temporary support for children and young people.

Changes to the guidance for full opening for special schools and other specialist settings

11 September 2020

The Government has updated guidance for the full opening of special schools and other specialist settings following closure during COVID-19 pandemic.

 

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FREE membership available from January 2021

From January 4th, 2021, nasen membership will be free for all individuals across the UK. Visit our membership page to find out more.

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