SEBDA is continually evolving to meet the needs of its members and the children and young people with whom they work, against a back drop of constantly changing educational and social policies and initiatives. However it remains true to its core values and these have their routes in the history of the association.

To find out more read The History of the Association (2004) by Marion Bennathan, Allan Rimmer and Ted Cole.



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Attachment Research Community – Call to Action

Attachment Research Community – Call to Action

SEBDA is a signatory to the ARC’s (Attachment Research Community) campaign to raise awareness of Attachment and Trauma needs within schools across England. The Call To Action is for a system wide redevelopment of policies and processes , academic support and training...