The Champion Centre, located in Christchurch, New Zealand, provides a relationship-based early
intervention (EI) service for children with complex disabilities and their families. The programme is offered
in a Centre-based model of service, in partnership with parents, and in accordance with international best
practice. It advocates for children with disabilities through training and research. The author visited the
Centre recently on a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship.
Professor Barry Carpenter OBE, looks at the development of the Engagement Framework for Learning.
This article discusses the inquiry a multi-professional team engaged with at a center school in South West Florida.
The purpose of this paper is to describe and illustrate the use of the Engagement for Learning Framework developed through the Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities (CLDD) Research Project (2009-2011).
Educational consultant Professor Barry Carpenter and schools research consultant Jo Egerton look at the impact on learning for children born premature.
Following recommendations made in the Salt Review (DCSF, 2010), the TDA – the core functions of which have now become part of the Teaching Agency – commissioned this set of training resources.
By Barry Carpenter (former Director, DfE CLDD Project), Beverley Cockbill (Training Officer, SSAT‐UK), Debbie Wiggett (Class Teacher, Colmore Farm Junior School) and Jo Egerton (Research Project Co‐ordinator, SSAT‐UK)
Barry Carpenter, Sue Rose, Hollie Rawson and Jo Egerton discuss a major initiative to engage children and young people with complex learning difficulties and disabilities in learning
Developing pathways to personalised learning
The resource aims to offer workers supporting people with a learning disability and complex needs opportunities to develop their knowledge, skills and values in ways that maximise the involvement of service users and families and increase health and wellbeing.
The position of professional development for teachers
By Barry Carpenter, Beverley Cockbill, Jo Egerton and Jayne English