Institute of Education and Training

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Institute of Education and Training

Institute of Education and Training

UCL Centre for Inclusive Education

Achieving better outcomes for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEN)

Our mission is to develop and implement evidence-informed inclusive practice in education.

Teachers and educational practitioners have been working with our centre for over 25 years to grow professionally and develop their careers through collaboration, partnership and taught courses.

Our programmes

These are designed to react and respond to the needs of educational professionals at every stage of their career, whether you need a formal qualification to become a Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator (SENCO), a specialist in the field of dyslexia, or you wish to keep pace with the latest developments in educational research.

What people say

‘It was brilliant to have the opportunity to hear from the experts and to find out about recent research which can impact on my practice’ – conference attendee

‘‘Many thanks for responding to our needs and your hard work and good humour’ – short course participant

About us

Our expertise spans all areas of SEN and inclusion, the education of vulnerable children, school improvement and evidence-informed practice. The importance of inclusion is widely recognised by practitioners and policy makers globally.

We are committed to supporting inclusion through our SEN accredited programmes, online modules on high quality teaching, and our direct work in partnership with schools, colleges and other providers.



  • addressing challenges in the education of children and young people with SEND and other potentially vulnerable groups through our knowledge exchange programmes, research networks and partnerships
  • extending our impact globally through a network of international activities, collaborations and partnerships
  • integrating research and education as underpinning the student experience.



Postgraduate courses

We have developed a wide range of postgraduate courses to keep pace with a continually changing educational landscape and which allow professionals to develop within their roles:

Further information: email or call us on +44(0)20 7911 5355.



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Our People

Knowledge Exchange programmes

Special Educational Needs Joint Initiative for Training (SENJIT)

Bespoke – Schools and Local Authorities


International Activities