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Christine Noyes - SEN Adviser, North Yorkshire County Council

Location: North-east England, Teeside, Yorkshire and Humber

I am the Special Educational Needs Adviser for North Yorkshire. I have worked extensively in SEN support services for many years and have been the SEN Adviser for North Yorkshire’s School Improvement Service. I currently work for the Inclusion Service, where my focus is on developing the SEN processes within schools to improve outcomes for children and young people with SEND.

I deliver SEN training for SENCOs, school Leaders, governors and teaching assistants on a regular basis. I have a particular interest in developing the role and practice of TAs, and for several years have run our successful TA Networks, the Reading Intervention Programme, as well as our highly-rated SENCo Networks. Previously I taught in primary and secondary mainstream schools and special schools.

I have the AMBDA dyslexia qualification, advanced SEN educational studies certificate, and a postgraduate diploma in developmental coordination disorder.

I am available to deliver the Maximising the Practice of TAs training across the North-east England, Teeside, Yorkshire and Humber.

phone: 01609 536807 | 07966 718363