The failure of a SEND system

The underlying truths within the SEND Commissioner’s report on the failure of Birmingham City Council’s SEND services. If a review is a process of looking back and critically examining something, the SEND Review is not a review of the Special Educational Needs and Disability system, as it promised to be.   Commissioned in 2019 and… Continue reading The failure of a SEND system

The SEND Review

When is a review not a review? The Department for Education began a process in 2019 called the SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) Review.  Based on this title (and the part of its subtitle which says ‘Government consultation on the SEND and alternative provision system’) an unsuspecting person might be drawn into thinking that… Continue reading The SEND Review