Our core purpose is driving, facilitating and scaffolding transformational change in education and with associated agencies. In effect, we work in a bespoke consulting manner, intentionally capacity-building across early years to higher education.
What the setting offers and how effective it is
Where there are gaps in provision
Analysis of cost and impact for individual children as well as groups of learners
"We just love the way, Anita always includes the student and parent/carer voice in all she does."
Developing systems of efficiency, effectiveness and economy
High impact, cost effective strategies for empowering staff
"Incredibly practical and empowering for us as leaders to share with staff. Very well thoughtthrough. Provided me with a deeper understanding of how to support different needs." Inclusion Lead
Profiling good practice and defining next steps
Ensuring value for money (VfM) approaches are in place to maximise use of budgets
"We had very good feedback from your session. A lot of mums are cynical of chnage, due to being carers of teens on the cusp of transition and having fought for many years, but they felt you had listened to them and 'heard' them, which is positive"
ALAFIA Group (Reading)
One day professional development opportunity enables senior leaders to conduct their own review in their setting, year on year - savings and ensuring a responsive approach to different cohorts.
“The day was useful to learn about the process & how it can impact on everyone’s perceptions of SEND and QFT”
“A step by step strategic approach for putting all our provision into perspective, ensuring consistency and everyone taking responsibility for SEND.”
G. Phillips, DHT
"Being a newly appointed SENCO I found the SENCO Coaching model to be outstanding.The outcomes from Anita's input were clear and she purposefully took time to focus on the areas I needed to addess, which I highlighted in the booking form. The resources provided are concise & my action plan is ready to go."
Amy (new SENCO),Milton Keynes
“Anita led termly secondary SENCo network meetings from the time when 'system leadership' was a new concept, since then she has built a significant amount of social capital into the community of SENCOs. She is knowledgeable, up to date, strategically astute and organisationally reliable: SENCOs find this reassuring and empowering.”
Shona Walton Learning Improvement Manager Secondary and Special Schools Warwickshire County Council
More SEND network locations to be announced in 2017-18. Watch this space!
Most of the SEND Networks we facilitate have their own secure e-portal to share information and ideas.
Based in North London, this forum meets termly at a special school.
As an independent service, we are able to challenge local policy implementation decisions. To date, our Founding Director has worked with some of the following the local authorities/local authority groups:
East Sussex | Liverpool | Milton Keynes | Peterborough | Reading | SE7 | Surrey | Swindon | Warwick
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