Dramatic changes have been made in the education sector in the past months. To begin with effective September 2015, the mandatory school leaving age is 18 years. This will have a tremendous impact on employability in the education sector and is good time to get into teaching.
Another huge change since Warnock 1979 and the Education Act of 1981 is that we have entered the SEND era (Special Education Needs and Disabilities). Before the emphasis was on SEN (Special Education Needs and Disabilities).