Vijita Patel (cropped)
Vijita Patel

Vijita is Associate Principal at Swiss Cottage School Development & Research Centre (2-19 Special School for complex needs).


Vijita’s interests in child development and the neuroscience of learning influence her passion for inclusive provisions with meaningful pedagogy. Alongside her role on the Senior Team, she is also on the Board of the London Leadership Strategy with a focus on SEND. She has contributed to DfE SEND Policy Reforms.


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