This session, suitable for all school staff, particularly those in a leadership position where they can effect change within their setting, looks at how to build an inclusive culture. The session will highlight the gap between the theory and practice around inclusion, the important role attitudes and beliefs play in inclusive practice and outline the steps settings can take to further improve outcomes for all their pupils.
What will this course cover?
- Examine some key barriers to enacting inclusive practice
- How to embed inclusive practice by design within a setting
- The benefits of more inclusive practice for all pupils and staff
What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?
- Greater knowledge of the benefits of inclusion by design
- Better opportunities for all pupils to engage with school
- An increased understanding of how to implement high quality inclusive provision
Suitable for: Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Education psychologist, Governor, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, SENCO, Senior Leader, Student, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Tutor
Meet your trainer
Dr James Galpin
Jamie is an Education Officer at nasen and leads on the development and delivery of the organisations CPDL programme. He is also a chartered Developmental Psychologist who specialises in universal difficulties that children and young people experience. He has been working with children and young people with SEN for the past 18 years. Whilst working both as an SEN teaching assistant and then as an SEN teacher, he completed his Master’s degree in Child Development. His interest in the practical applications of research then led him to complete a Master’s in Research in Education. Jamie went on to complete his PhD in Developmental Psychology where his focus was on emotion in children’s drawings and the relationship between language and drawing. Jamie continues to work in developing practice-based evidence and putting theory into practice in education.
Jamie has delivered CPDL to a range of education professionals including teachers, supports staff, SENCOs and other senior leaders on a range of SEND related topics