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The role of the special educational needs (SEN) governor

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Last updated on 6 February 2017
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What is the role of the governor for SEN? We look at the role of the special educational needs (SEN) governor in mainstream and special schools. The article also covers working with the SENCO and reporting to the governing body, with advice from three of our associate experts.

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Contents

  1. 1 Schools should have an SEN governor or sub-committee
  2. 2 The role of the SEN governor: LA guidance
  3. 3 The role of the SEN governor in special schools
  4. 4 Taking a strategic view of SEN support
  5. 5 Working with the SENCO
  6. 6 Who should the SEN governor report to?
  7. 7 Delegating SEN responsibilities alongside other roles

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