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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Working together – our experience of co-production

This short video has been developed to support local areas as they plan and transform their services for disabled children and those with special educational needs.  It is based on experiences from parent carer forums and local authorities and health providers in the SEND pathfinder areas, and demonstrates why ensuring there is co-production between parent […]

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NNPCF Draft Code of Practice Consultation Response

Please see the formal response from the NNPCF to the Draft Code of Practice Consultation here.  Many thanks to all of the parent carer forums who contributed their time, energy and effort into submitting individual, and forum responses and providing your feedback to inform this response.

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Presentations from the 2013 Contact a Family/NNPCF National Parent Carer Participation Event at Birmingham’s NEC

At the very successful Parent Carer Participation Event on 18th March at Birmingham’s NEC, forums from across England joined together for the opportunity to discuss learning from the Pathfinder Forum Areas, plans for the Local Offer and to hear about what is happening with the participation of Disabled Children and Young People. Key note speakers […]

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Please click here to see a letter from the Department for Education on the support for implementation of the SEND reforms – pathfinder champions. This letter: Provides an update on the Children and Families Bill and the steps you will need to take to prepare for implementation of the SEND reforms Explains the role of the […]

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Letter from Edward Timpson to the National Network of Parent Carer Forums

We hope that you all received the copy of the latest bulletin, where the NNPCF SteeringGroup described their meeting with Edward Timpson.  Following this, the Minister sent this letter to the NNPCF.  Please share this with your forum members.  We are encouraged that our voice is having an influence and making a difference.  He also […]

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Summary Report – Code of Practice Consultation

This summary report follows on from a small event held at the Department for Education on the 8th of July 2013, where parents and carers were invited to share their thoughts, concerns and suggestions with the Department about the indicative Code of Practice. It also takes in to account feedback collated From questionnaires sent all […]

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