£31.7 million boost for ‘life-changing’ SEND reforms
Read here a press notice recently issued: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/317-million-boost-for-life-changing-send-reforms.
- https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/send-reforms-study-of-local-areas-readiness. On this basis, the Minister has asked Ofsted, CQC and LA officers to inspect local authorities’ delivery of the reforms.
- Two easy read guides to the SEND reforms for both parents and young people https://www.mencap.org.uk/blog/our-new-easy-read-guides-special-educational-needs).
Dedicated Schools Grant has also been announced:
Carrie Grant wrote a great article in the Society Guardian which talks about her experiences as a parent of children with complex needs, and her ambitions for the SEND reforms: http://www.theguardian.com/society/2014/dec/17/special-educational-needs-new-funding-councils-listen-to-children-teachers-trained#start-of-comments