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Equality and Inclusion Team

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  • New electronic Equality and Inclusion request form available. This should make requesting support easier as you can complete and submit the form all in one go!
  • Getting it Right for Children and Families with English as an additional language in the Early Years. Full of practical strategies and opportunities to reflect on and evaluate your everyday practice. See The Education People website
  • Introduction to The Local Offer for Early Years Providers. Free and easy to follow e-learning now available. See CPD Online course EL 18/010

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, 42.8 KB) and email to EYinclusion@theeducationpeople.org.

Childminders seeking support should complete the Childminder SEND Support Request Form (DOCX, 43.2 KB) and email it to childminding@theeducationpeople.org.

For all other support see below.

Training, Strategic Inclusion Visits, Products and Online Resources available at Threads of Success on The Education People website

Thread 7: Equality and Inclusion

Four Core Elements:

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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