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Institute of Education
University of London
20 Bedford Way
London WC1H OAA

Tel: +44 (0)20 7612 6305

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SENJIT (Special Educational Needs Joint Initiative for Training)

Our aim is to make sure you are equipped to deliver outstanding teaching and learning to young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND).

SENJIT has more than 20 years experience in providing special education needs and disability courses for teachers and SEND staff, allied to strategic Special Education Needs (SEN) consultancy, research and development services in partnership with a range of national and international agencies.

2014 - 15 Professional Learning Programme

See our 2014 - 15 Professional Learning Handbook (pdf, 0.95mb) - please note that some dates may change, please refer to the SENJIT short courses, professional networks, conferences, accredited courses and twilight updates for the most up to date information.


SENJIT has evolved to become a national leader in provision of SEN short courses and Masters-level courses. We are extremely proud of our proven track record of high quality innovative provision which has been highly evaluated by teachers, schools and government evaluations of some of our commissioned materials such as the Initial Teacher Training (ITT) and Advanced level materials in SEND we developed for the Training and Development Agency for Schools (TDA).

Training, Networks and Consultancy

We provide professional learning networks (PLN), local training and consultancy for SEN teachers, health professionals and others working on inclusion and special educational needs. See also our programme for Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA).

Join our Twilight Updates to follow recent developments in SEND.

The SENJIT team is committed to leading continual development of SEN training and inclusion through its partnership work, backed by its unique research that drives improvement of its diverse range of services. Our development is informed by feedback from the long-term partners, teachers, SEND staff and managers we work with.