In March 2023, the EYSEND Partnership held three regional events bringing together 200+ representatives across SEN, disability, early years and education sectors to carry out our collective aim of improving access and inclusion for children with SEN and disabilities in the early years.
During the events, delegates heard from guest speakers covering a range of topics and were able to participate in a number of workshops that you can find out more about below.
- National Children's Bureau - Stronger Practice Hubs
- University of Huddersfield - How Organisational Culture and Leadership Practices Create an Enabling Environment in the Early Years
- Ofsted - Area SEND Inspection Framework and the Early Years
- Ofsted - SEN and Disability in the Early Years: An Ofsted Perspective
- Office for National Statistics - What’s School Like for Young People with SEN and Disabilities? A Qualitative Exploration
- Ambition Institute - Strengthening Early Years Leadership through High Quality Professional Development
- University College London - Improving Mathematical Outcomes for Pre-schoolers with SEN
EYSEND Partnership Workshops
- nasen: A Whole Setting Approach to SEND
- Contact: Co-production and Parental Engagement
- Early Childhood Unit: A strategic approach to developing the Home Learning Environment for families with children with SEND
- Dingley’s Promise: Managing the Best Transitions for children with SEND – Celebrating success in your region
- Speech and Language UK: Taking a strategic approach to supporting children’s talking and understanding words in a post COVID landscape
- Council for Disabled Children: SEN and Disability in the Mainstream - Ordinarily Available Provision
The EYSEND Partnership co-presented with local areas and demonstrated some of the best practice of access and inclusion from around the country.
Watch the presentations from the London event below.