Welcome to EQUALS

Our Vision – EQUALS is committed to improving the lives of children and young people with learning difficulties and disabilities through supporting high-quality education.

Our Mission: To promote, share and reflect best practice in learning and teaching through collaborative working with practitioners and professionals at a national, regional and local level.



Be part of an internationally recognised body
actively campaigning on issues related to


Schemes of Work for PMLD,
& Pupils working below age related expectations.


Mapping and Assessing Personal
Progress ​​(Semi-formal and Formal Versions).


Featuring key note speakers showcasing
important issues – using online platforms


Online Training
for up to 100 teachers​ ( 2 hour sessions – usually 4-6pm )

Useful Links

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EQUALS provides online-training sessions for FREE, for EQUALS members.

Please Note – A new course has been added for
Relationships and Sex Education

Email paul@equalsoffice.co.uk to register your interest or to book a place.

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What Our Members Say

We have thousands of satisfied members since we began in 1994

Peter Imray

“Lets focus on things that matter”.

“For those with a profound learning difficulty (PMLD), learning is best done when the learner is placed in the centre of the curriculum”.

Priory Woods School – Middlesbrough

“The Semi-formal Curriculum meets the needs of our special children and we feel more able to promote what the children need rather than being constrained by subject areas”.

“Freedom to be creative and concentrate on individual needs with a focus on independence”.

Pedagogy, Curriculum and Assessment of Pupil Progress for Children and Young People with SLD and PMLD

“Great delivery – motivational speaker, thank you’
“A fantastic workshop with many learning and thinking points!’
“Excellent informative course”
“Information about different kinds of assessment models”
“Thought provoking ideas on SLD curriculum”
“Analysing what we teach and why?”

Confident Parenting Workshop

“Fab content in terms of setting up a parent support group”
“Very useful and informative”
“Opportunities to discuss and information on THRIVE’
“Ideas for parenting course to run in school”
“I liked the whole concept of the course and the fact that it seems to be very parent driven”