Empowering SENCOs: Discover the Union Support Making a Difference

by | Feb 3, 2024

Empowering SENCOs: Discover the Union Support Making a Difference

by | Feb 3, 2024

Union Support for SENCOs: A Webinar Overview

Introduction to Union Advocacy for SENCOs SENCOs play a pivotal role in shaping the educational journey of pupils with SEND. This webinar, recorded on 1st Feb 2024, sheds light on the comprehensive support available to SENCOs through their union membership, notably with NAHT. Understand the wealth of resources, guidance, and advocacy provided to maximize your effectiveness and well-being in this challenging yet rewarding role.

Presenter Insight: Rob’s Rich Educational Journey Meet Rob, NAHT’s Policy Director for Wales, whose extensive experience in education and unwavering commitment to inclusive, child-centered learning have positioned him as a beacon for SENCOs seeking support. His journey from primary headship to influencing SEND policy offers invaluable perspectives on navigating the SENCO role with union support.

Why Union Support Matters for SENCOs Discover the myriad ways in which union membership enriches the SENCO experience:

  • Never Alone: Realise the solidarity and backing available, ensuring SENCOs have a robust support system.
  • Available Resources: Uncover the tools and support mechanisms at your disposal for both professional growth and personal resilience.
  • Collective Impact: Recognise the power of collective advocacy in driving positive outcomes for pupils with SEND.

Maximizing Union Membership for SENCO Success This section of the webinar emphasises practical steps for engaging with union resources effectively. Learn how to leverage workshops, policy updates, and peer networks to navigate day-to-day challenges and advocate for the needs of SEND pupils.

Conclusion: A Call to Action for SENCO Empowerment Rob’s message is clear: union support is instrumental in empowering SENCOs to lead with confidence, backed by a community dedicated to educational excellence and equity. Join us in exploring how to tap into this vital resource for the betterment of our schools and the pupils we serve.

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