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Free SEND support courses and quizzes

NDNA, supported by the DfE, has created a selection of free online courses and quizzes for childcare professionals to develop knowledge of SEND provision.

The currently available courses are:

Courageous Conversations:

  • Understand what is meant by a ‘courageous conversation’
  • Gain tips and advice on how to hold these conversations in the most effective way
  • Explore what it is like to be in the parent’s shoes
  • Discover how effectively to manage a situation where parents may not be accepting of the concerns.

Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs)

  • Improve confidence levels about EHCPs
  • Learn about legislation linked to EHCPs
  • Increase you (and your staff’s) knowledge and understanding of the education health and care needs assessments and plan processes
  • Understand how to work in partnership with all those involved in a child’s Education Health and Care Plan.

To access these online courses, simply create an account on the Development Zone website by visiting the relevant link to your right.