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Making a big difference - working with learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND)

Summary

This guide has been written to support anyone who is planning to start a career in the further education and training (FE) sector working with learners with  special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) or those already working with people with SEND who want to progress their career. The guide provides information on:

  • what is meant by the term learners with SEND and where   learners with SEND study
  • the different types of providers that make up the further education and training sector
  • experience and qualities required when working with learners with SEND
  • a career pathway for working with learners with SEND in the FE sector
  • information about qualifications and training
  • an outline of the different roles working with learners with SEND in the FE sector
  • teaching and training qualifications.