Flagship SENCO report exposes rising administrative tide impacting support for pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities #SEND New research (14 Jan) reveals that three-quarters (74%) of Special Educational Needs Coordinators (SENCOs) are being pulled away from supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND), to fulfil overcomplicated administrative demands and unrelated duties during allocated ‘SENCO’ time.
£15,000 awarded to bring smartphone creative writing projects to life Creative writing incubator Paper Nations, which is led by Bath Spa University’s TRACE Centre (The Research Centre for Transcultural Creativity and Education), has announced the recipients of its 'Beyond the Book' commission, awarding three funds of up to £5,000 to the winners, enabling them to produce creative writing-based projects for smartphones.
David Almond, multi-award winning children’s author and Professor of Creative Writing at Bath Spa University has, today (10 April 2019), released a statement in recognition of National Encourage a Young Writer Day, inspiring everyone to try their hand at writing creatively. This statement was formed as part of his role as the Chief Ambassador of creative writing incubator, Paper Nations.
Paper Nations, a creative partnership led by Bath Spa University’s Research Centre for Transnational Creativity and Education (TRACE) and funded by Arts Council England, is calling on members of the public to help fill its online searchable Map of the Writing Opportunities and Organisations in the South West.