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Education - Children's Workforce Qualifications and Training Guide

Head teachers say cuts to school funding mean they are being forced to reduce numbers of teachers and support staff. However, the number of full-time equivalent teaching assistants (TAs) rose slightly in 2018 driven by an increase in TAs in special schools. ...

Restorative justice use in school

A school's use of "restorative justice" to address a pupil's behaviour missed the mark, explains expert.

The good and the bad of SEND reforms

September marks five years since the Children and Families Act 2014 became law, heralding the biggest reforms to special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in a generation.

Restraint of children: Legal update

Coram Children's Legal Centre explores new guidance on restraint and restrictive interventions for children with SEND.

Securing support for children with SEN

In the context of funding shortfalls for children with special educational needs, Kamena Dorling, head of policy and public affairs at Coram, looks at the increase in appeals against local authority decisions.

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