Department for Education
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More support for special educational needs teachers
More than 500 teachers and special educational needs (SEN) support staff have been awarded scholarships worth up to £3,500 to develop their specialist knowledge and skills.
For the third year running, the National Scholarship Fund will support successful applicants in funding their professional development. Combined, today’s awards are worth more than £950,000, bringing the total given through the fund over the 3 years to £3.7 million.
Today’s announcement reflects the government’s commitment to continuing professional development for the profession – particularly those who educate children with special educational needs and disabilities.
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