Month: June 2017

Make a log of EVERYTHING.  It will be worth it…. trust me.

Make a log of EVERYTHING. It will be worth it…. trust me.

Just a quick one building on Rosie and Jo's mum's post 'what to record and how to store it'.... One of those things I wish I had started years ago. Use a table to keep a log.  That is it.  A little bit of effort now and I promise you, you will be so glad … Continue reading Make a log of EVERYTHING. It will be worth it…. trust me.

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The Man from the Local Authority

The Man from the Local Authority

This is a story about trust.  Now I can appreciate that to many, seeing the words ‘trust’ and ‘Local Authority’ (LA) on the same page will evoke strong feelings and I completely get that.  We have been shafted in the extreme in the past – even hardened SEN warriors gasp when they see what happened … Continue reading The Man from the Local Authority

Is bullying a form of rationing in the Public Sector?

Is bullying a form of rationing in the Public Sector?

Serious question: is bullying a method that staff in education, health and/or social care use to ration their limited resources?  After all it isn't uncommon to hear "It was all fine until I requested a specialist school" or "As soon as we requested an EHC assessment it all changed." These seem to be magic triggers … Continue reading Is bullying a form of rationing in the Public Sector?

The case of the misguided SEN Officer.

The case of the misguided SEN Officer.

Cross and Ginger is back with more..... Law is a system of rules that are created and enforced through social or governmental institutions to regulate behaviour.  So says Wikipedia so it must be true right? The rules that cover SEN law are clear, and the governmental institution closest to the heart of them in their … Continue reading The case of the misguided SEN Officer.