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NNPCF AGM

10:33 18 December in National News
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The NNPCF held its AGM in Manchester on Monday 27th November 2017. The event was a great success with over 200 delegates in attendance representing over 100 Parent Carer Forums from across the country. At the AGM, the NNPCF Steering Group announced the results of the electronic ballot of...

Multi-million pound package announced to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

12:34 13 December in National News
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NEWSFLASH: Multi-million pound package announced to support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities The Government today announced a package of support worth nearly £45 million to provide additional help for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) Minister for Children and Families...

Rochford Review

14:56 16 November in National News
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Rochford Review recommendations Request for schools to trial new assessments for pupils below the standard of national curriculum tests. The government’s response to the Rochford Review consultation set out plans for two important changes for pupils working below the standard of national curriculum tests: For pupils engaged in subject-specific...

Information from the Transforming Care Programme:

14:53 16 November in National News
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NHS England have published information for commissioners to help them develop support and services for children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both. https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/developing-support-and-services-for-children-and-young-people-with-a-learning-disability-autism-or-both/ This supplements the work by NDTi and the Challenging Behaviour Foundation to help local areas develop pathways for children and...