A copy of A review of policy in the field of special needs and inclusive education since the 1990s by Lorna Selfe, Robin C. Richmond with Peter Gray and Brahm Norwich has now been published.
This review of policy in this field aims to provide a unique overview of key themes and trends in SEN policy and practice since the early 1990s. In doing so it will illustrate the policy analyses, deliberations and recommendations of the SEN Policy Research Forum over a period in which there have been major changes in legislation and practice. It is intended that the review acts as a policy record of the analysis and recommendations of key contributors to the field. These contributors draw on their experience in policy advice and consultancy, school management and leadership, academic research, university teacher education and training, professional association leadership and education administration. It focuses on the continuities in the challenges faced in the field and how these policy and practice issues have been addressed and resolved.
It will also be on the Forum website at http://blogs.exeter.ac.uk/sen-policyforum/
The SEN Policy Review Forum were planning the next full day policy seminar on parents engagement for 15 June, which is now to be postponed till the autumn period. The programme has been planned so we will find a time and let you know as soon as things are clearer.