Category: Training & Events

At Axcis, we run regular CPD training opportunities for our candidates. We also exhibit at and sponsor many SEND conferences and events during the school year. In this section of our blog, you can find out more about upcoming events, as well as information and feedback about events we’ve been to.

Deciphering the Language of Behaviour (Guest Post)

Graham Chatterley is a regular guest blogger for Axcis. Until recently, he was a member of senior management in a specialist school for children with social, emotional and mental health needs. Alongside this he is a dedicated father and one

Top Safeguarding Tips for Supply Staff

Safeguarding is always a hot topic for education professionals. But how can you make sure that you are meeting your responsibilities with regard to safeguarding while working at schools on a supply basis? 1 – Pay close attention during your registration interview Your consultant

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What is Makaton and why is it useful at special needs schools?

We are often on the lookout for candidates who can use Makaton, but what is it? Where can you find Makaton training courses? And why is it so useful in many of the schools we work with? Find out here.

Why we can’t wait for nasen Live 2019 (and why you should book a place if you haven’t already!)

On Friday 12th July, Axcis are thrilled to sponsor nasen Live 2019. Taking place at the Vox Centre in Birmingham, find out why we can’t wait for this essential SEND event here. About nasen Live 2019 Nasen Live 2019 is

Using Competition Activity in the Vocational Curriculum with learners with SEND (Guest post)

This guest post is brought to you by Louise Keevil who is Natspec’s inclusive skills lead. In this informative guest blog, she explores how you can use competition activity in the vocational curriculum with learners with special educational needs and

Challenging Education – Exclusive Promotional Discount Code for Axcis Readers (Guest Post)

Clare Edmondson is director of Changing Behaviour UK LTD. In her guest post for Axcis, she tells us about her teaching journey and how she came to run her own specialist company. She has also kindly offered our readers an

Nasen Live 2018 – 3 reasons you should book your place (if you haven’t already!)

On Friday 6th July, Axcis are thrilled to sponsor nasen Live 2018. Taking place at the Birminghgam ICC, find out why we can’t wait for this essential SEND event here. About nasen Live 2018 Nasen Live 2018 is a must-attend one day

FestABLE – UK’s first National Festival of Specialist Learning

FestABLE – 2nd June 2018 This year is an important year in SEND. April 1 marked the deadline for Education Health and Care Plans, the very foundation the Children and Families Act is built upon. Aspirational in nature but seriously

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5 reasons we can’t wait for the Autism Professionals Conference

As proud supporters of the National Autistic Society, Axcis are thrilled to sponsor both the Autism Professionals Conference and an Autism Professionals Award, as well as speaking and exhibiting at this event being held on the 7th and 8th March in Harrogate. Here

Axcis SEND good news

At Axcis, we are always keen to hear from educational professionals about the fantastic work being done in their schools. Here are just a few we’ve heard from recently: News from Phill Arrowsmith, Headteacher at Wirral Hospitals’ School, Wirral As

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