Welcome to Natspec Transform, our specialist CPD service for professionals concerned with the education and training of students aged 16-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).
Explore our range of training courses and events by clicking on the boxes below. You can also book onto current courses via the events page.
If you are interested in requesting one of our training sessions as an in-house event, please complete our expression of interest form.
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A series of four online, interactive training modules for post-16 education providers working with learners with SEND who currently use or are thinking of introducing the RARPA process.
External quality review of RARPA
Add extra rigour to your QA process with the input of an expert consultant – a visit, a comprehensive review and a report.
Making the most of Learning Support Assistants
An interactive online workshop for learning support managers. If you already manage learning support assistants (LSAs) and are ready to review and maximise the effectiveness of this resource in a collaborative and positive way, then this workshop is for you.
Natspec SEND leadership programme
This unique training course provides participants with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and knowledge in the context of special educational needs and disability (SEND) provision.
A suite of four interactive online training modules for managers and staff involved in running or setting up Supported Internships or work-based learning programmes.
New Provider Information day
If you are new specialist post-16 provider this day is for you. Each session will guide you through aspects of the sector and give you advice and guidance to ensure quality provision.
Monitoring the quality of teaching, learning, assessment and support for learners with SEND
An effective observation process is crucial to ensure high-quality provision for learners; this training focuses specifically on post-16 provision for learners with SEND.
Quality health check for specialist FE colleges
A visit and report by an expert consultant to help you reflect on the quality and effectiveness of your provision – for new or experienced providers.
Find out more about our monthly webinar series, aimed at sharing practice across the specialist sector