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Monthly Archives: July 2014

Independent Supporters – NNPCF Position Statement

There has recently been much discussions about the Independent Support programme including the tender process for the delivery of this work. The NNPCF Steering Group has considered the situation carefully and we are today publishing a position statement on the Independent Support programme, clearly laying out our thoughts, concerns and hopes around the delivery of […]

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Let’s Stop Bullying for All

Contact a Family, working with the NNPCF, the Anti Bullying Alliance, Mencap, the Council for Disabled Children and Achievement for All are part of a consortia delivering a Department for Education programme of work in relation to the bullying of children with Special Educational Needs and Disability. We know that bullying is a serious issue, […]

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Headlines from the NNPCF Steering Group meeting – July 2014

DAY 1.      Headlines from NNPCF Steering group meeting – 7th July 2014 Elizabeth Archer from SENDirect came to speak to us about the project and the website please see ( they are looking for parent/carers to feedback on it after it is launched on 3rd September 2014. Patrick Agius from Dept of Education came to […]

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NNPCF Progress Report 2014

The NNPCF are pleased to present their Progress Report for 2014. We would like to take this time to thank all the Parent Carer Forums for their hard work and dedication over the last few months. Thank you to all the individual parent carers who work tirelessly to make a difference locally, regionally and nationally […]

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Phase Two – SEND Readiness for Reform Survey

On behalf of the Department for Education, Contact a Family and the National Network of Parent Carer Forums ran a second ‘Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) readiness survey’ in May 2014, in order to gather parent carer forums’ views on their local area’s readiness for implementation of the reforms. The responses from forums are […]

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