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Equality and Inclusion Team

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  • Use the electronic Equality and Inclusion request form to get in touch with us.
  • Exciting new resource to support assessment and early identification process. Find out more about our new Milestone Assessment Toolkit (MAT)
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Reflection Tool coming soon. A Kent funded tool to help you to evaluate your team’s SEND knowledge, practice and provision.
  • Black Lives Matter - The Education People resources and training available to promote diversity in the early years and to help you talk with young children about race.
  • Take a look at Early Years and Childcare Service -  Virtual Learning Opportunities

Equality and Inclusion Team
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The Equality and Inclusion Team provide a programme of advice, support and training to promote and enable equality and inclusion and to narrow gaps in achievement.

Access Kent funded (free) SEND support from Equality and Inclusion Team for the following:
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  • pre-Early Years Local Inclusion Forum Team (EY LIFT) advice and support including use of Best Practice Guidance and associated paperwork
  • advice for a newly appointed Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO)
  • discussion regarding appropriate referral routes and multi agency paperwork
  • post-EY LIFT support including modelling of multi agency strategies.

There is a new electronic request form which you can complete and submit.

Alternatively, you can download and complete the Equality and Inclusion Special Educational Needs and Disability Support Request (DOCX, 51.7 KB) and email to EYinclusion@theeducationpeople.org.

Childminders seeking support should complete the Childminder SEND Support Request Form (DOCX, 52.1 KB) and email it to childminding@theeducationpeople.org.

For all other support see below.

Please see The Education People website for details of training, visits and products for:

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We provide:

  • services and products for Independent and PVI settings; Kent LA, other LA and Academy organisations
  • a range of Kent funded (free) services and products to Kent-based settings and providers
  • a range of chargeable services and products
  • training at named venues (for individuals booking through CPD Online)
  • training at your own setting or venue of your choice (for a maximum of 30 delegates).

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