Category Archives: AKN Post

Whole School SEND

By | April 2, 2018

The current Department for Education SEND Workforce Contract ends this week and the new contract holder is to be announced. As a consultant I am remarkably proud of the part I played in securing and delivering this work with and on behalf… Read More »

Is Exclusion Education’s Haiti?

By | February 19, 2018

“Yes we know it happens. ‘They’ choose the children who get the best results and ‘they’ find ways to lose the others. But that’s just the way it is. They are being pragmatic. It’s not something that can change and nobody will sign up to this. Besides schools are allowed to select in some ways.”

Young Academy

By | February 2, 2018

It is both a privilege and great learning to sit on the Young Academy Investment Committee. The aims of the Academy are simple: The impact report provides a useful oversight into the work to date and acts as a good introduction… Read More »

Is Inclusion Over?

By | April 19, 2016

I’ve worked with young people with SEND my entire life. From volunteering to take young people with Muscular Dystrophy climbing when I was a teenager; through specialising in SEN in my teacher training;  to working on literacy in prisons and… Read More »