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  • Upcoming SEN Courses

    Visit our Learning Zone and search to book on any of the courses below using the course title or suggested keywords.

    Click here to view our upcoming Primary SEN courses.
    Click here to view our upcoming Secondary SEN courses.

  • SEN Services Hub Training

    Information on future sessions can be found here.

    Please follow the link below for information on how to undertake an annual review in the EHC Hub (23/09/2021)

    How to undertake an annual review in the EHC Hub - YouTube


    • Governor Services' Training Courses

      Click the link below to be taken to the Governor Services' course page.  There you'll find info on their annual training programme, termly programmes and how to book on a course via their online booking system. 

    • Our latest SEN training offers

      The training delivery model for individual courses is identified in the course titles on the Learning Zone as follows:

      Webinar – virtual training via Microsoft Teams
      Blended – courses that are a mixture of virtual and face to face training
      No categorisation – venue based training

      For any queries regarding our summer or autumn term training offer, please contact htlcdev@hants.gov.uk

      For any course booking queries, please contact htlc.courses@hants.gov.uk.

      • Take a look at the Primary SEN learning opportunities available to book:

        To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.


        Autumn Term 2022


        Working with Pupils with SEND for Support Staff 22-23 (Webinar)13 September, 4 October, 15 November 2022

        Keyword Search: SEND Support Staff

        This course provides LSAs with an understanding of their role when working with pupils with SEND. It will provide an opportunity for participants to examine their role in developing relationships with pupils and how the language they use can have a positive or negative impact on the pupil and others. 

        Price: Sub £340 / SLA £300 / Full £408


        National Award for SEN Coordination 2022-23 (Blended) 5 October, 22 November 2022, 24 January, 21 March, 17 May 2023 OR 6 October, 22 November 2022, 25 January, 22 March, 15 May 2023

        Keyword Search: National Award

        These are the Hampshire County Council-led dates only. These form part of a wider range of sessions, some of which will be held at the University of Winchester.

        Further details will be given on the first day of the course which is held at the University.

        Delegates who have completed the National Award through other providers are welcome to attend the SENCO Refresher programme. For additional information please access the Learning Zone.


        SENCO District Network 22-23 (Webinar) – 11 October 2022

        Keyword Search: SENCO District 23

        Research shows that the most effective and sustainable professional learning is through collaborative, collegiate communities with a specific focus. The SENCO District Network provides a structure within which SENCOs are facilitated to develop their knowledge and understanding through research, and implementation of strategies to improve outcomes for learners. It is a continual process and forms a ‘spiral of enquiry’.

        The content of each session would include national and local changes to policy, current research and resources as well as development of the strategic leadership role to drive improvement.

        Price: Sub £30 / SLA £15 / Full £36


        • Take a look at the Secondary SEN learning opportunities available to book:

          To search for a specific course, type the course title or keywords in the 'Find Learning' box.


          Autumn Ter2022


          Working with Pupils with SEND for Support Staff 22-23 (Webinar)13 September, 4 October, 15 November 2022

          Keyword Search: SEND Support Staff

          This course provides LSAs with an understanding of their role when working with pupils with SEND. It will provide an opportunity for participants to examine their role in developing relationships with pupils and how the language they use can have a positive or negative impact on the pupil and others. 

          Price: Sub £340 / SLA £300 / Full £408


          Autumn 22-23 Secondary SEN Network13 September 2022

          Keyword Search: Autumn SEN Network

          The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

          • Support effective subject leadership aligned to each school’s individual context.
          • Develop skills and expertise within school subject teams and thereby increase capacity.
          • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
          • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts, to include consideration of COVID 19 as appropriate.
          • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

          Common agenda items for these meetings:

          • Sharing good practice and work.
          • Development of subject specific knowledge and an understanding of strong progression and sequencing.
          • Enhancing subject leadership.
          • Structuring key stage 4 to ensure pupils are well prepared for the next phase of their education.
          • Providing high quality key stage 3 provision that builds successfully on key stage 2.
          • Ensuring all learning, including the most vulnerable (SEN and PP) are able to make excellent progress.

          Project work and other CPD opportunities and networks will continue and will involve in line with need.

          Price: Sub £70 / SLA £35 / Full £84


          National Award for SEN Coordination 2022-23 (Blended)5 October, 22 November 2022, 24 January, 21 March, 15 May 2023 OR 6 October, 22 November 2022, 25 January, 22 March, 15 May 2023

          Keyword Search: National Award

          These are the Hampshire County Council-led dates only. These form part of a wider range of sessions, some of which will be held at the University of Winchester.

          Further details will be given on the first day of the course which is held at the University.

          Delegates who have completed the National Award through other providers are welcome to attend the SENCO Refresher programme. For additional information please access the Learning Zone.


          Spring Ter2023


          Spring 22-23 Secondary SEN Network 11 January 2023

          Keyword Search: Spring SEN Network

          The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

          • Support effective subject leadership aligned to each school’s individual context.
          • Develop skills and expertise within school subject teams and thereby increase capacity.
          • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
          • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts, to include consideration of COVID 19 as appropriate.
          • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

          Common agenda items for these meetings:

          • Sharing good practice and work.
          • Development of subject specific knowledge and an understanding of strong progression and sequencing.
          • Enhancing subject leadership.
          • Structuring key stage 4 to ensure pupils are well prepared for the next phase of their education.
          • Providing high quality key stage 3 provision that builds successfully on key stage 2.
          • Ensuring all learning, including the most vulnerable (SEN and PP) are able to make excellent progress.

          Project work and other CPD opportunities and networks will continue and will involve in line with need.

          Price: Sub £50 / SLA £35 / Full £60


          Summer Ter2023


          Summer 22-23 Secondary SEN Network 26 April 2023

          Keyword Search: Summer SEN Network

          The primary aims of the subject network meetings are to:

          • Support effective subject leadership aligned to each school’s individual context.
          • Develop skills and expertise within school subject teams and thereby increase capacity.
          • Deepen understanding of subject specific pedagogy and knowledge that underpins good progress and attainment for ALL pupils.
          • Ensure a clear understanding of the national picture and its application in local and school contexts, to include consideration of COVID 19 as appropriate.
          • Facilitate school to school networking and develop strength across the system.

          Common agenda items for these meetings:

          • Sharing good practice and work.
          • Development of subject specific knowledge and an understanding of strong progression and sequencing.
          • Enhancing subject leadership.
          • Structuring key stage 4 to ensure pupils are well prepared for the next phase of their education.
          • Providing high quality key stage 3 provision that builds successfully on key stage 2.
          • Ensuring all learning, including the most vulnerable (SEN and PP) are able to make excellent progress.

          Project work and other CPD opportunities and networks will continue and will involve in line with need.

          Price: Sub £50 / SLA £35 / Full £60