Co-producing SMART Targets for Children with SEND
Capturing the Authentic Voice of Children, Young People and their Caregivers.
Author 1: Sarah Martin Denham
An accessible guide which supports school and education settings in co-producing SMART targets for education health and care plans, SEN support plans and Personal Education Plans.
Ms Denham encourages educators to collaborate with children, young people and their caregivers to gain an in-depth understanding of their views, aspirations, strengths and areas of challenge, and to write purposeful, specific, measurable and achievable targets. Each chapter offers successful approaches to capture authentic voice, with a variety of contributors sharing their journey to improve child and family leadership by developing child-centred approaches in their contexts.
The book includes case studies and reflective activities to further support the reader with creative and innovative approaches to SMART targets that are underpinned by the child's perspective. The book features contributions from a range of schools, and across age phases,
Essential reading for SENCOs, designated leads for safeguarding, teachers and senior leaders in both mainstream and specialist settings.