Tonight’s 15 Minute Forum was led by our SENCO, Carole Marsh
In response to recent research into the role and work of teaching assistants by Rob Webster and others we have been changing the way TAs:
support SEND students in class
Work with teachers in class
Students with SEND who experience high amounts of teaching assistant (TA) support are at risk of developing learned helplessness.
none of this is a reflection on TAs
it is a recognition of how a core part of SEND provision has evolved, largely unchallenged.
What the research points to
The traditional deployment of TAs…
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