Learning from our Special Education Needs (SEN) Experts from the UK @ The Whole Child Approach Seminar
- 29 August 2017
- Posted by: CDC
- Category: News,
At the CDC, we enhance our service quality continuously so we can maximise the gain of our students with Special Educational Needs (SEN). We are dedicated to sharing knowledge with other professionals, bringing in world renowned experts and new ideas to the sector.
We were delighted to invite two experienced SEN educational experts from the UK to give us an educational seminar on ‘The Whole Child Approach’. The seminar was held successfully on 24 Aug 2017 in the Auditorium of The Hong Kong Council of Social Service, with over 100 participants in attendance. The event was well attended by educators, psychologists, therapists and parents.
Dr. Rona Tutt shared how the term ‘inclusion’ is used in the UK and that it should be seen as a process. She emphasised that flexibility should be given in education, in accepting that every child is an individual, with their own interests, needs and abilities.
In the session titled ‘Working together; ideas for addressing the needs of the whole child’, Mrs Tricia Murphy mentioned the essential partnership between professionals, parents and families. She highlighted the importance of engagement for the sustainable learning of a SEN child.
After the Q&A section which was filled with fruitful discussions, the seminar came to a perfect end with thunderous applause. We wish to express our heartfelt gratitude to our honourable guest speakers and hope that all the participants have gained a holistic view of the children they serve and apply their learning to maximise these children’s progress!