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Preparation for Adulthood from the Earliest Years (PfAEY)

  • Online
  • 27 Feb 2024 (16:00 - 17:00)
PfAEY

The SEND Code of Practice (2015) states that “everyone working with children and young people with SEN or disabilities should support them to prepare for adult life and help them go on to achieve the best outcomes in employment, independent living, health and community participation.”

Preparing for Adulthood is a responsibility in all phases of education and training from Early Years to Post-16 and for some learners till age 25.

So, as education practitioners, how do we prepare our children and young people for adulthood

  • To be mentally and physically healthy?
  • To access health and social services?
  • To participate as active members in their chosen communities?
  • To know their rights and protect themselves against bullying, discrimination and exploitation?
  • To have healthy relationships and friendship groups?
  • To have their needs identified accurately and early?

Join us for this webinar as we explore the theme of PfAEY, as well as how to use our Review Guide to conduct a self-evaluation and inform an action plan for school improvement. 

Lead by Alistair Crawford

Suitable for: A parent/carer, Administration Staff, Assistant Head Teacher, Consultant, Deputy Head Teacher, Early Years Practitioner, Education psychologist, Governor, Head Teacher, Inclusion Manager/Leader, Newly Qualified Teacher, Other, SENCO, Senior Leader, Student, Support staff, Teacher, Teaching Assistant, Tutor, Young person

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Meet your trainer

Alistair Crawford

Alistair is a Deputy Regional SEND Leader for Whole School SEND in the North. He currently leads two teaching schools and has extensive experience working as a teacher and senior leader across a range of specialist and mainstream schools. In his role as a specialist leader of education (SLE) and Teaching Schools lead Alistair has supported many schools and colleagues to develop their SEND provision and improve outcomes for all learners. More recently Alistair has enjoyed leading Physical development for Oak National Academy and is passionate about raising aspiration and participation levels for SEND learners in sport. 

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