Special Educational Needs
ISC coordinates the work of the SEN Expert Group helping to share best practice within the sector and to tackle issues particularly affecting schools with SEN pupils.
Ofqual has asked awarding bodies to tighten up on both over and under awarding of extra time.
18 December 2012
The cross-association SEN Expert Group has responded to the consultation on GCSE reform.
10 December 2012
SEN Conference papers
The presentations from the conference are now available in the Member Zone.
29 November 2012
Draft SEN Bill
Analysis of the changes proposed in the draft bill is now available.
15 October 2012
ISC evidence to Select Committee
ISC has made a submission to the Education Select Committee in response to a call for evidence to support pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft SEN bill.
10 October 2012
SEN – Next Steps towards reform
Read the DfE’s “progress and next steps” paper: Support and Aspiration: A new approach to special educational needs and disability
18 May 2012
Queen’s Speech heralds major changes to SEN law
Last year’s Green paper proposals are likely to be firmed up in a draft bill to be published this summer with a view to legislation being in place in 2013 for implementation in 2014.
11 May 2012
JCQ Access Arrangements
Ofqual has provided us with a table showing reasonable adjustments for public examination access.
6 March 2012
Charging for SEN provision
A myth persists in the sector that it is now "unlawful to charge for SEN provision". The correct position is as follows:
10 February 2012