Summer Conference 2016 > Vijita Patel
How Swiss Cottage School maintains ‘outstanding’ status
Focus: Developing and embedding a positive culture and professional learning community to promote on-going developments and avoid coasting.
Vijita Patel is the Associate Principal of Swiss Cottage School Development & Research Centre, a five time Outstanding Special Needs School in the London Borough of Camden. Vijita is a proponent for the effective inclusion of learners with SEND, and promotes this agenda through a system leadership model. She believes inclusive philosophies and specialist pedagogy drive sustainable change towards aspirational outcomes. Vijita is also a member of the London Leadership Strategy and has been involved in DfE Consultations for SEND Policy and Assessment Without Levels.