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Monthly Archives: June 2016

Headlines from the NNPCF Steering Group Meeting – June 2016

The NNPCF Steering Group met on Wednesday 22nd June 2016. Below we have listed some of the key headlines from the meeting: Following our recent discussions with Michelle Mello, the Regional Leads of the National Health Service England (NHSE) joined us to talk about their regional roles and how they are using their new Data […]

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NNPCF’s Zara Bowden appears on BBC Breakfast News

Our West Midlands rep Zara Bowden appeared on the BBC Breakfast News sofa earlier this month, responding to a new report that suggests teachers are not being adequately trained or supported to support children with SEN in the classroom. There are around 1.1 million children who have special educational needs in mainstream schools in England […]

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Queen’s birthday MBE for Parent Participation Experts

The NNPCF are delighted to congratulate Sue North MBE, Jane McConnell MBE and Dame Christine Lenehen on being honoured by the Queen in her Birthday Honours list. All three recipients have worked tirelessly for many years in different but complementary ways to improve the life chances of children and young people with SEND. Ladies we […]

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NNPCF Position Statement – Renewed Focus on Culture and other Changes to Improve Lives and Outcomes of CYP with SEND

Recent comments on social media were discourteous and offensive towards Parent Carers and Children and Young People with SEND. Parent Carer Forums across England are working hard with their Local Authorities and Education, Health and Social Care employees, many of whom, like us are striving to effectively embrace and are working towards the real change […]

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