nasen Annual leadership conference 2014 details announced

NASEN 2013'Effective School Leadership = Outstanding SEN Provision in schools'

The nasen 2014 conference will take place on Thursday 23rd January 2014 (Hosted by Bett at ExCel London) and Tuesday 20th May 2014 (nasen Live 2014, Reebok Stadium, Burden Way, Lostock, Bolton).

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The draft Code of Practice for SEN issued in October 2013 provides guidance for all schools, settings and providers across 0-25 years and the proposed reforms will be legislated upon as the Children & Families Bill passes through Parliament for implementation in September 2014.  The nasen Leadership Conference 2014 Effective School Leadership = Outstanding SEN Provision in schools will outline how the reforms are moving forward and look at changes in strategic thinking required by school leaders to balance the requirements of proposed new policy with the needs of all pupils.


  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Code of Practice  -  0 – 25, Stephen Kingdom, Deputy Director for SEN and Disability, Department for Education
  • Strategic Leadership of SEN in schools, Lorraine Petersen OBE, Independent SEN Consultant
  • Raising the attainment of pupils with SENMalcolm Reeve, Executive Director for Special Educational Needs, Disabilities and Inclusion, Academies Enterprise Trust
  • Every Teacher, Every Child: A whole school approach to meeting the needs of all children and young people, Jane Friswell, (Interim) CEO, nasen


  • What do I need to do now?: Legal and financial implications of SEN reform, Jane McConnell, Chief Executive, IPSEA
  • Delivering SEN reform in a classroom setting, Gareth Morewood, Director of Curriculum Support & Specialist Leader of Education, Priestnall School, Stockport

This conference is suitable for Head Teachers, Deputy Head Teachers, Heads of Department, SENCOs, Teachers, SEN Advisers, SLT, SEN Governor

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