The Myth of Inclusion


I will outline the issues frequently faced by SEND young people (& parents) in getting the help they need, frequently fighting the local authority for what they should be given, then provide my experiences of the provision provided in mainstream (often far removed from the promise), before setting out a vision for partnership, where SEND specialist schools work in partnership with mainstream, providing skills, expertise and training, so that these pupils get the provision they need.

Across two days, over 250 sessions will take place at the Festival. A full timetable of sessions will be available from late May 2019. Until this point we will only be announcing the day(s) sessions will be taking place.