Annual Webinar Pass

We understand how difficult it can be to get out of the classroom to attend face-to-face training, or to pick and choose between so many different online CPDL opportunities, that's why nasen are excited to announce the launch of our new SEND CPDL Annual Webinar Pass! 

Our new Annual Webinar Pass will provide you with great value for money - with at least 30 per academic year, making the cost per webinar just £7! 

To make things easier for you, by signing up to the Annual Webinar Pass you will automatically be registered onto all of the eligible webinars. We will be sure to email you with details of all our webinars and provide the access details meaning you don't need to do a thing! And what's more, if you don't have time to attend the live webinar, simply check back here at any time to access the full recording. If you would like some more information about this pass then please email: cpd@nasen.org.uk

 

Sign up!

If you would like to purchase our Annual Webinar Pass for just £200 per academic year, please purchase the Annual Webinar Pass through our events page:

  • Annual Webinar Pass

    08:00 31 Dec 2020 - 17:30 31 Aug 2021

    Our new Annual Webinar Pass will provide you with access to all of nasen's CPDL webinars. Throughout the year we promise to deliver a minimum of 15 webinars, making the cost per webinar less than £14! Even better, if you are unable to attend any of the live webinars we ...

 

 

Autumn 2020 eligible webinars

Take a look at the confirmed list of the webinars that will be taking place in the autumn term. If you have purchased a nasen Annual Webinar Pass you will automatically  be enrolled onto these webinars. 

The identification of SEN post-lockdown

3rd September 2020 15:00 - 16:30

This free webinar is suitable for SENCOs, SLT and teachers across all phases who want to consider how the lockdown may affect the identification of SEN.

What will this webinar cover?

  • What impact the lockdown may have and how this could impact on identification of SEN
  • The possible long-term impacts of lockdown and how these can be managed
  • Strategies that SENCOs and others can use to support appropriate and timely identification

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • Pupils’ short- and long-term needs should be more accurately identified
  • Needs should be met more effectively due to more accurate identification
  • SENCOs and others will feel more confident in this identification

Effective support for children and young people with SEND

16th September 2020 11:00 - 12:00

This course is 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

What will this course cover?

  • What the features of effective classroom support are and why they work
  • How to work effectively with children and young people with a wide range of needs
  • What effective practice in interventions looks like

What are the benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will feel more confident in your role in the classroom
  • You will know what strategies to use and why
  • You will be able to deliver more effective interventions
  • The children and young people you support will make better progress

This course will be delivered in 4 x one-hour sessions over several weeks:

Session 1:16th September 2020: 11-12

Session 2: 30th September 2020: 11-12

Session 3: 8th October 2020 11-12

Session 4:14th October 2020: 11-12

 

Strategic development for SENCOs: Part 1

16th September 2020 15:45 - 17:15

Suitable for new or less experienced SENCOs who want to learn more about what the role entails

What will this webinar cover?

  • An overview of the SENCO role, including who does what and how to plan your year
  • How to implement an effective graduated approach to identifying and meeting needs
  • Assessment, tracking and monitoring progress
  • What inclusive High-Quality Teaching looks like

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will feel more confident in the role of SENCO
  • You can share and network with others in a similar position
  • You will be able to develop a more strategic approach to SEND

This course will be delivered in 4 x 90-minute sessions over several weeks:

Session 1: 16th September 2020 3:45 - 5:15pm

Session 2: 23rd September 2020: 3:45 - 5:15pm

Session 3:7th October 2020 :3:45 - 5:15pm

Session 4: 4th November 2020 3:45 - 5:15pm

Webinars for part 2 and 3 will be delivered later in the year. 

 

An introduction to DME (dual and multiple exceptionality)

17th September 11:30 - 12:00

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

A free to access webinar, funded by Comino Foundation.

DME stands for ‘dual and multiple exceptionality’ and is intended to describe those people who have both a disability or special educational need, and an area of exceptional performance or ability. Pupils with DME are likely to only have either their disability/special educational need OR their area of exceptional performance/ability recognised, potentially leading to under-achievement.

What will this webinar cover?

  • What is DME and what does it look like in a school setting?
  • Why is it important in the school setting to support pupils who have DME?
  • How many pupils have DME and how can schools support them?

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • A greater understanding of DME and how it can be recognised within your school setting
  • An introduction in how to support pupils who have DME to help you improve provision for these pupils within your school setting

High Quality Teaching to support pupils with SEND: Part 1

17th September 2020 15:30 - 16:30

Suitable for Teachers new to the profession (NQTs, RQTs etc) and those less confident in their approach to SEND, who want to understand SEND better

What will this webinar cover?

  • Statutory requirements around SEND
  • How to work effectively with the SENCO
  • Fundamentals of inclusive classroom practice
  • Small changes that will make your teaching more effective for pupils with SEND

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will understand your role and expectations in relation to SEND
  • You will have strategies that make planning and teaching more accessible for more pupils
  • This will enable more pupils with SEND to thrive and learn in your classroom

This course will be delivered in 4 x one-hour sessions over several weeks

Session 1:17th September 2020: 15:30pm - 16:30pm

Session 2: 24th September 2020: 15:30pm - 16:30pm

Session 3: 1st October 2020 15:30pm - 16:30pm

Session 4:15th October 2020: 15:30pm - 16:30pm

Parts 2 and 3 of this course will be delivered later in the year. 

 

An overview of the latest SEN data

24th September 2020 10:00 - 10:30

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

What will this webinar cover?

  • What the DfE SEN data release tells us
  • How to access more local data
  • How to interpret and use this data to inform your approach to SEND and benefit your pupils

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • An understanding of how your identification of SEND compares with the national picture
  • This could lead to more accurate identification of need and therefore improved provision for your pupils with SEND

An introduction to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities

1st October 2020 11 - 12:30

The course is suitable for anyone new to education, or who wants a solid foundation of knowledge about SEND

What will this course cover?

  • What do we mean by SEND?
  • How is SEND identified in schools and other educational settings?
  • How are the needs of children and young people with SEND met?

What are the benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will understand how the education system works for children and young people with SEND
  • You will have a good basis of knowledge to support you in any role in education
  • You will be able to recognise when a child might have SEND and how you can try to support them

This webinar will be run opver two sessions:

1st October 2020 11-12:30

8th October 2020 1-2:30pm

An introduction to dyspraxia

5th October 2020 11:30 - 12:00

Suitable SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like to know the basics of dyspraxia

What will this webinar cover?

  • What dyspraxia is and how you might identify it
  • How dyspraxia affects learning
  • Some simple strategies to support pupils with dyspraxia

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a basic understanding of a common SpLD
  • You will feel more confident in identifying possible dyspraxia
  • Pupils with dyspraxia are more likely to have their needs met effectively

An introduction to dyslexia

7th October 2020 10:30-11:00

Suitable SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like to know the basics of dyslexia

What will this webinar cover?

  • What dyslexia is and how you might identify it
  • How dyslexia affects learning
  • Some simple strategies to support pupils with dyslexia

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a basic understanding of a common SpLD
  • You will feel more confident in identifying possible dyslexia
  • Pupils with dyslexia are more likely to have their needs met effectively

An introduction to ADHD

13th October 2020 11:00-11:30

Suitable for SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like to know the basics of ADHD

What will this webinar cover?

  • What ADHD is and how you might identify it
  • How ADHD affects learning
  • Some simple strategies to support pupils with ADHD

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a basic understanding of a common disability
  • You will feel more confident in identifying possible ADHD
  • Pupils with ADHD are more likely to have their needs met effectively

Governance of SEND: Part 1

Governance of SEND Part 1:

13th October 2020 15:45 - 17:15

Jointly developed by nasen and the National Governance Association, part 1 is for new governors or trustees, particularly new SEN governors, or those wishing to learn more about SEND

What will this course cover?

  • What is SEND? What are the roles and responsibilities in schools? What are the statutory requirements around SEND?
  • How do schools identify and meet needs?
  • What is the role of the SEN Governor or trustee?

 

What are the benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will feel more confident in your governance role
  • You will understand how to work effectively with the SENCO and hold them to account
  • You will enable a more strategic approach to SEND, resulting in improved outcomes for pupils with SEND

 

Cognitive load and SEND

14th October 2020 14:00 - 15:00

Suitable for SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like to understand how cognitive load theory relates to SEND

What will this webinar cover?

  • What we mean by ‘working memory’ and ‘cognitive load’
  • Strategies to reduce cognitive load
  • How these strategies can be used most effectively for pupils with SEND

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will feel more confident to adapt teaching to reduce cognitive load
  • You will have a greater understanding of what support pupils with SEND might need with cognitive load
  • Pupils with SEND are more likely to have their working memory needs met more effectively

Principles of person-centred working

4th November 2020 11:00 - 12:00

Suitable for SENCOs, teachers, and support staff who would like to understand the principles of person-centred practice

What will this webinar cover?

  • Developing an understanding of what person-centred working is
  • The importance and benefits of person-centred working
  • Some basic tools that will enable you to begin to work in this way

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • Ensuring that the voice of children, young people, and their families are heard
  • Increasing the engagement of children, young people, and their families in the decision-making process regarding provision
  • Improving outcomes for pupils and ensuring that provision is as effective as possible

The effective deployment of support staff, including interventions

5th November 2020 13:00-14:00

This course is suitable for SENCOs, headteachers and other leaders who wish to ensure support staff are deployed as effectively as possible

What will this course cover?

  • The principles of the effective deployment of support staff
  • What this means in practice across a school; provision management
  • How to use interventions effectively so that progress is accelerated with minimal time away from the classroom
  • How to ensure that you are achieving the best possible value for money

What are the benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will feel more confident that support staff are working in the most effective way possible
  • You will feel confident that any interventions used across the school are achieving the best possible outcomes
  • Pupils receiving additional support, including those with SEND, will make greater progress 

An introduction to autism

5th November 2020 13:00 - 15:30

Suitable for SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like to know the basics of autism

What will this webinar cover?

  • What autism is and how you might identify it
  • How autism affects learning
  • Some simple strategies to support pupils with autism

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a basic understanding of a common disability
  • You will feel more confident in identifying possible autism
  • Pupils with autism are more likely to have their needs met effectively

School Improvement for SEND: SENCO Guidance for School Inspection, Part 1

This course is suitable for SENCOs and other leaders in schools who want to explore the EIF with a focus on SEND, in order to strengthen school self-evaluation and school improvement for SEND. It is strongly reccomended that participants book onto all sessions within this series. 

Part 1: Tuesday 10th November 2020 11:00 - 12:00

What will this Webinar cover?

  • An introduction to the SEND and Inclusion context from within the current Ofsted school Education Inspection Framework

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • Improvements towards a more inclusive culture

Part 2: Monday 8th February 2021 11:00 - 12:30 

What will this webinar cover?

  • An introduction to curriculum considerations for SEND, including the quality of education, curriculum implementation and differentiation.

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • The strategies which may result will improve SEND provision in your school in the longer term

Part 3: Wednesday 28th April 2021 11:00 - 12:00

What will this webinar cover?

  • How to link through from the current Ofsted school Education Inspection Framework to school self-evaluation and improvement in SEND

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • Improvements towards a more inclusive culture
  • The strategies which may result will improve SEND provision in your school in the longer term

School Improvement for SEND: SENCO Guidance for School Inspection, part 1

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An introduction to mental health needs

18th November 2020

Suitable SENCOs, teachers and support staff who would like to know the basics of mental health needs

What will this webinar cover?

  • What mental health needs are and how you might identify
  • How mental health needs affect learning
  • Some simple strategies to support pupils with mental health needs

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a basic understanding of a common need
  • You will feel more confident in identifying possible mental health needs
  • Pupils with mental health needs are more likely to have their needs met effectively

The EEF recommendations for SEND in mainstream schools

11th November 2020 11:30 - 12:00

Suitable for SENCOs, headteachers, other leaders and classroom teachers who want an overview of this report

What will this webinar cover?

  • An overview of the guidance report
  • Explanation of the 5 recommendations
  • A look at some of the additional tools

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will have a clear overview of recent research into SEND and its application in mainstream schools
  • You will be able to consider how this guidance could be used for staff development in your school
  • Pupils with SEND are more likely to have their needs met effectively in your school

SEND and bullying

11th November 2020 14:30 - 15:00

Suitable for SENCOs, SLT, teachers and support staff who would like to understand the links between SEND and bullying

What will this webinar cover?

  • The particular impact of bullying on children and young people with SEND
  • Some strategies to help to minimise its impact

What are the potential benefits to you and the children or young people you work with?

  • You will feel more confident in preventing the bullying of pupils with SEND, and dealing with it if it does occur
  • Pupils with SEND may be less likely to be bullied, and feel more confident that any bullying will be dealt with

 

Look out for more webinars to come in Spring and Summer 2021!