Tes talks to…Klaus Wedell
The IoE academic has spent over 60 years working with and researching the education of children with SEND. He believes that we need constant evolution and flexibility in our educational provision if inclusion is to work, writes Zofia Niemtus
There are not many people working today who can honestly claim to have had over 60 years of experience working with children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). And there are not many people who have had a front-row seat for the various iterations of policy around SEND that began with the Warnock Report in 1978.
So the opinion of Klaus Wedell, emeritus professor of educational psychology and special educational needs at the UCL Institute of Education, about how we might begin to build a better system of education for those with SEND is certainly worth listening to. And ...