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Monthly Archives: December 2013

Edward Timpson Re: SEN Reforms

On Monday 9 December, Ministers Edward Timpson (Department for Education) and Dan Poulter (Department of Health) wrote to local authority and health leaders about the special educational needs (SEN) reforms. In their letter the Ministers request these individuals work to ensure that the SEN reforms are implemented in a way that will deliver maximum benefits […]

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Implementing a new 0-25 special needs system

You may be aware that on 9 December 2013, Edward Timpson (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Children and Families) and Dr Dan Poulter (Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department of Health) wrote to local authority and health leaders about the special needs reforms. The letter has been sent to chief executives of local authorities […]

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SEN Pathfinder Extension

On 10th December 2013, Edward Timpson announced an extension to the SEN Pathfinder programme to March 2015.  You can access information about this here. The Pathfinder extension was announced in a speech the Minister gave to the LGA yesterday.  This also announced a £70m SEN reform grant.  Fairly early on in the speech, he gave […]

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