Leading on Inclusion
The Role of the SENCO
Author 1: Mhairi Beaton
This comprehensive resource provides a range of perspectives on inclusion, giving Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs) the opportunity to consider the principles and practice that underpin their leadership role.
Offering a blend of academic and professional knowledge, each chapter explores different aspects of the role of the SENCO and supports areas that will be considered as part of the National Award for SENCOs. A variety of essential topics are covered, from the importance of SEND provision and multi-disciplinary practice, to the role of the SENCO and leadership.
Key features of this book include:
- Contributions by leaders of the National Award for Special Educational Needs Co-ordinators working with trainee SENCOs across the country
- A focus on encouraging SENCOs to think deeply about their own individual practice through engagement with cutting-edge research
- A flexible structure that can be read as a whole, or dipped in and out of as professional learning needs require
This book provides an opportunity for readers to engage with a multiplicity of voices and approaches, allowing them to critically explore their role as leaders of SEND provision in schools. It is an invaluable resource both for students and those already within the role of Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator.