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SEN training

Resources and training materials for teachers:

  • Advanced training materials are intended to be used by all teachers to increase their understanding of all the high incidence needs, including ASD. These can be used as individual training or modules and materials can be selected by the SENCo or others to deliver to staff groups.
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD) and training for Kent Children's workforce can be accessed through CPDOnline.

Kent’s SEND Workforce Development Framework

Working with settings across Kent, we developed a framework for professional development so that staff to have the right skills:

SEND Training Framework (DOCX, 27.5 KB)

As pilot participants, the following settings received external awards from Continuing Professional Learning Development (CPLD) and Inclusion Quality Mark (IQM) and individual professionals were accredited by Christchurch Canterbury University:

Name of School

CPLD Award Level

IQM Award Level

St Thomas More Pre School

Bronze

Ridge View School Early Years Department

Silver

The Abbey School

Bronze

Inclusion Quality Mark

Cliftonville Primary School

Bronze

Inclusion Quality Mark

The Foxwood and Highview Federation

Gold

Inclusion Quality Mark

Hartsdown Academy

Silver

Flagship

Invicta Girls’ Grammar School

Bronze

Centre of Excellence

Joy Lane Primary School

Not assessed

Inclusion Quality Mark

Kingsnorth CEP Primary School

Bronze

Inclusion Quality Mark

Longfield Academy

Bronze

Inclusion Quality Mark

Paddock Wood Primary School

Bronze

Centre of Excellence

Maidstone Skills Centre (Education Catch 22)

Bronze

Inclusion Quality Mark

The Malling School

Silver

Centre of Excellence

The McGinty Speech & Language Centre/West Malling CEP School

Not assessed

Inclusion Quality Mark

Temple Ewell CE Primary School

Silver

Centre of Excellence

East Kent College

Bronze

Inclusion Quality Mark

Springfield Education & Training

Single Award Level

Inclusion Quality Mark

Profile Education and Training

Single Award Level

Inclusion Quality Mark

Nisai Group

Single Award Level

Inclusion Quality Mark