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Working with Inclusion Expert, we narrowed the gap by half in 6 months.

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Varied coaching techniques, coupled with a wealth of experience and a clear understanding of our school, has been at the heart of our successful relationship with Inclusion Expert

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Headteacher

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“Beneficial [pupil premium] day that helped focus the important issues to take planning and implementation of strategies forward with accountability”

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"Daniel is an agent of change, dedicating himself to supporting the development of Inclusion. I would have no hesitation in recommending Daniel for Consultancy work in the fields of Educational Inclusion and Leadership."

Richard Sachse,
Head of SEN and Inclusion at London Borough of Redbridge

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"Daniel has both a range and depth of experience and expertise. School colleagues find his sensitive but practical and realistic approach to be both professionally challenging and professionally supportive."

Carol Taylor,
London Centre for Leadership in Learning Institute of Education

EducationInvestor Awards 2015

EducationInvestor Awards 2015

Winner, New Kid Award The EducationInvestor Awards are the most prestigious and well-attended awards ceremony in the education sector, promoting excellence and recognising innovation.

EducationInvestor Awards 2016

EducationInvestor Awards 2016

Finalist, Consultants to Educational Institutions award Finalist, School Improvement Service award The EducationInvestor Awards are the most prestigious and well-attended awards ceremony in the education sector, promoting excellence and recognising innovation.

Business and Industry Today at Bett 2015

Business and Industry Today at Bett 2015

Voted a top 20 Education Company by Business and Industry Today at Bett Show 2015

Reimagine Education Awards Teaching Delivery Award 2016

Reimagine Education Awards Teaching Delivery Award 2016

Finalist, Reimagine Education Teaching Delivery Award 2016

Articles Daniel Sobel has written for

Is the pupil premium a silver bullet for social mobility?

Is the pupil premium a silver bullet for social mobility?

For the pupil premium to effectively improve societal issues, more training, frameworks and parental engagement are required, argues inclusion expert Daniel Sobel Read more...

Seven steps to Ofsted success for Sencos

Seven steps to Ofsted success for Sencos

If you are a special educational needs co-ordinator, what should you do to prepare for inspection? Read more...

The students behind the data: a guide to pupil premium planning

The students behind the data: a guide to pupil premium planning

From being strategic to identifying the needs of individuals, here are five ways school leaders can make the most of funding for free school meals students Read more...

How should schools spend the pupil premium?

How should schools spend the pupil premium?

Understanding the complex problems students face at home and in the classroom will help school leaders use funds effectively Read more...

Articles Daniel Sobel has written for

Achieving effective differentiation

Achieving effective differentiation

Differentiation is accepted as part of teaching, but do we really offer true differentiation to all students, including those with SEN? Daniel Sobel says that too often we don’t. He looks here at a more nuanced and investigative approach to differentiation Read more...

Strategies to bridge the attainment gap

Strategies to bridge the attainment gap

Is it possible to halve the attainment gap in just six months? Drawing upon his work with one school, inclusion expert Daniel Sobel offers five lessons for effective whole-school Pupil Premium strategies Read more...

Tackling hunger and engaging parents

Tackling hunger and engaging parents

The raft of challenges facing Richmond Hill School made narrowing the gap seem like an outrageous challenge. However, by tackling the barriers that prevent pupils from being ready to learn, among other strategies, the school is making huge strides. Daniel Sobel explains Read more...

Recruiting the perfect SENCO for your school

Recruiting the perfect SENCO for your school

Schools are finding it hard to recruit successful SENCOs. Daniel Sobel believes this is down to the changing requirements of this broad and vital position. He looks at the modern SENCO role and advises on recruiting effectively Read more...

Articles Daniel Sobel has written for

Meeting the challenges of ADHD

Meeting the challenges of ADHD

Children who suffer with ADHD face daily challenges during their school life. Daniel Sobel discusses how teachers and teaching assistants can best support these pupils Read more...

Whole-school mental health strategies

Whole-school mental health strategies

Safeguarding the mental health of our young people is one of the key challenges facing society today. Daniel Sobel discusses the role of schools in managing mental health issues and offers his practical advice. Read more...

NQT Special: When poor student behaviour is a cry for help

NQT Special: When poor student behaviour is a cry for help

There are many reasons behind poor pupil behaviour in the classroom. Often SEN can have a role to play or students can simply be struggling to access the learning. Daniel Sobel offers some pointers Read more...

A self-audit framework for your SEND provision

A self-audit framework for your SEND provision

How effective is your school’s overall SEND provision? Inclusion expert Daniel Sobel urges you not to wait for problems to develop, but to self-audit your SEND using the following framework Read more...