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Post 16 Competency Framework

Post 16, Individual staff development

A post 16 autism competency framework for people working with young autistic people.

AET Post 16 Competency Framework 2018
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The Autism Resource Suite

Leaders and Leadership Groups, Individual staff development, The individual pupil

The latest guidelines, resources and practical strategies for education professionals supporting autistic learners in 2021.

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Exam Accommodations Guidance for Examination Boards

Exams and Qualifications, Schools, The individual pupil

Guidance and Recommendations for GCSE Examination Boards.

Exam Accommodations Guidance for Examination Boards
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Bite-sized: Supporting Pupils Using the School Standards

Assessment

The AET standards framework support leaders to meet Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) policy and legal requirements and their equality duties whilst complying with the Education Inspection Framework (2019) and the Teacher Standards (2011). 

Bite-sized: Supporting Pupils Using the School Standards
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Bite-sized: Early Years Professional Development Programme

Assessment

The Early Years Professional Development Programme offers a set of training modules and resources for those working in various early years settings for children up to 5 years.

Bite-sized: Early Years Professional Development Programme
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Bite-sized: Overview of the Schools Standards

Assessment

An overview of the Autism Education Trust's new Schools Standards.

Bite-sized: Overview of the Schools Standards
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Schools Standards  Framework

Leaders and Leadership Groups, Schools

For leaders or leadership groups within schools to enhance and embed inclusive practice in their settings.

Schools Standards Framework
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Bite-sized: Enabling Participation

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting focus on working towards Enabling Participation?

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Bite-sized: Building Relationships

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting focus on working towards Building Relationships?

Two students talking in hallway

Bite-sized: The Individual Pupil

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting work towards focusing on The Individual Pupil?

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Bite-sized: What are The AET Post 16 Autism Standards?

Assessment

Read an overview of the Post 16 Autism Standards Framework.

What are The AET Post 16 Autism Standards?
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Bite-sized: Curriculum and Learning

Assessment

How can a Post 16 setting focus on working towards Curriculum and Learning?

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Good Autism Practice Guidance

Post 16, Early Years, Good Autism Practice, Schools

These three linked resources present the evidence for, and define and illustrate, eight principles of good autism practice to help education practitioners understand autism and develop effective provision in educational settings.

Good Autism Practice Report
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National Autistic Society Education Report

Post 16, Early Years, Good Autism Practice, Schools

The education system in England is simply not working for autistic children and we are calling on the Government to intervene with its upcoming review of the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) system, due in the Spring.

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Progression Framework Resource

Assessment, The individual pupil, Good Autism Practice, Sensory processing

A comprehensive interactive assessment tool that supports practitioners to identify learning priorities, set key learning intentions, and track progress for autistic children and young people in both mainstream and specialist educational provisions.

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Exam Accommodations Guidance for GCSEs

Exams and Qualifications, Schools, The individual pupil

Exam accommodations guidance to support autistic students at GCSE.

Exam Accommodations Guidance for GCSEs
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Pupil holding hands on face in exam hall