SEN and alternative provision
Making a difference: Early interventions for children with autistic spectrum disordersJune 2001, Research Report
A study examining the implementation, operation and perceived impact of the range of interventions offered to children with autistic spectrum disorders up to the age of seven.
Local authorities' provision for children with autistic spectrum disorders: Some case studiesJanuary 2001, Research Report
This report details a set of case studies of a sample of LEAs' provision for young children with autistic spectrum disorders.
Alternative education provision at key stage 4October 2000, Research Report
NFER carried out a survey of schools in a sample of LEAs, asking them what alternative curriculum programmes they used for some students at key stage 4.
Further perspectives on Higher Horizons: Evaluating an alternative provision for disaffected students for Durham & Darlington LEAsApril 2000, Research Report
This report details the findings of the NFER evaluation of Higher Horizons, an alternative form of provision for disaffected students in Durham and Darlington LEAs.
Working out well: Effective provision for excluded pupilsFebruary 2000, Research Report
This report offers description and analysis of educational provision available for young people permanently excluded from school.
Impact of delegation on LEA Support Services for Special Educational NeedsNovember 1999, Research Report
This book reports the findings from a research project undertaken at NFER into the impact of delegation on local educational authority (LEA) support services.
Self-assessment for pupils with learning difficultiesFebruary 1999, Research Report
This report provides evidence of strategies used in schools to develop self-assessment skills and focuses, in particular, on students in KS4.
Getting it right: LEAs and the Special Educational Needs TribunalNovember 1998, Research Report
This NFER study of the impacts of Tribunal decisions on LEAs' policies and practices is based on a national survey and follow-up studies of 25 LEAs.
Special educational needs and information technology: Effective strategies for mainstream schoolsOctober 1997, Research Report
This report presents a range of strategies which have been found to have been effective by teachers in planning and implementing IT use for pupils with SEN in mainstream schools.
In on the planning? Professionals' approaches to involving young people with special educational needs in transition planningSeptember 1997, Research Report
This small study reports some of the ways in which professionals from three LEAs have considered the centrality of the young person during transition.
Integration in progress: Pupils with special needs in mainstream schoolsDecember 1996, Research Report
This study investigated the position for pupils with SEN in mainstream schools, with information and views sought from LEA representatives, school staff and pupils and parents.
The code in practice: The impact on schools and LEAsDecember 1996, Research Report
This report explores how LEAs and schools have interpreted and implemented the requirements of the Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of SEN, two years after its introduction.
Value-added and special educational needsJune 1996, Conference Paper
This publication presents the papers delivered at two exploratory seminars held by the EMIE and NFER on the application of value-added techniques to the area special education.
The implementation of the code of practice on the identification and assessment of special educational needsMay 1996, Research Report
This report investigates the impact of the Code of Practice on the Identification and Assessment of Special Educational Needs on policy and practice at both LEA and school level.
The integration of pupils with special educational needs into mainstream schools: Interim reportMay 1996, Research Report
This project investigated the impact of recent educational and resourcing strategies on integration, at LEA and school level and this report covers the first stage of the enquiry.
Speech and language therapy services for childrenApril 1996, Research Report
This research looked at collaboration between the education and health services in the delivery of speech and language therapy services to children.
Still joining forces? A follow-up study of links between ordinary and special schoolsOctober 1994, Research Report
Still Joining Forces? presents data from a questionnaire survey undertaken by NFER, investigating the extent of joint activity that is taking place between special and ordinary schools.
The transition to FE: LEA support for students with special needsJanuary 1992, Research Report
This report examines the support offered by the local education authority both to its colleges and to the young people who wish to make the move to FE.