An Australian politician has claimed “we need to get rid of” pupils with SEND from mainstream classrooms, because “the teacher spends so much time on them, they forget” about others pupils. But data from our new research suggests otherwise...
Whole School SEND - TA Review Guide
Scaling and embedding what works to improve outcomes for pupils with SEND
MITA is a proud contributor to the Whole School SEND Consortium: a coalition of practitioners and advocates committed to improving outcomes for children and young people with SEND, through scaling-up and embedding effective practices.
We're developing processes and resources to help schools make effective use of teaching assistants, which complement other Whole School SEND resources, such as the SEND Review.
We've written an evidence-informed, self-evaluation framework to help school leaders review their use of TAs and identify areas for improvement.
About Whole School SEND Consortium
The Consortium utilises the principles of school-to-school support honed under the London Challenge, and combines these with SEND expertise from SENCOs, special schools, charities, third sector groups, parents, children and young people with SEND and researchers. Our aim is to make outcomes for those with SEND as important to school leadership teams as every other aspect of school improvement and delivery. The Consortium's work is part-funded by a grant from the Dept of Education. For more, visit www.wholeschoolsend.com.