Is accreditation serving its purpose?

SENtinel

Working in Special Education, particularly in a 2 – 19 school, you get to see young people with a wide range of additional needs work tirelessly to succeed during their time in the school. The pedagogical knowledge of the staff and the resilience and determination of the young people lead to many making remarkable progress. It makes you realise the futility of the generalisations often applied to those we teach, as they continually confound and amaze. However beyond school we are still in a situation where the potential we help to build in our students is not necessarily realised once they leave us. Society as a whole struggles to continue to support the work that has started and build on the momentum that has been created.

The statistic that 65% of people with a learning disability would like to work (Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities 2011), but less than…

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