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Centre for Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND)

Regular centre meeting for staff and students (all welcome)

Event details

At this meeting we will be discussing the below research paper:

Special education during lockdown: Returning to schools and colleges in September
Amy Skipp & Vicky Hopwood, ASK Research With support from Jenna Julius & Dawson McLean, NFER

Executive Summary : About the study

Families whose children have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) have faced unique challenges during the coronavirus pandemic. This study explored how education provision over this time has changed for children and young people with SEND who attend special schools. This report, the first in a series from the research, details how schools and parents are preparing for the return to education in September 2020. The study involved 40 in-depth interviews and a representative survey of 201 special school and college leaders in England; a further 40 in-depth interviews and a survey of 510 parents whose children attend special schools and colleges.


If you wish to attend please notify the event organiser.