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Monthly Archives: October 2017

Reformed Functional Skills Mathematics and English Subject Content

The NNPCF has responded to a Government consultation on the reformed subject content for functional skills qualification in Mathematics and English. The Government is reforming functional skills qualifications to improve their relevance and content, and to build their recognition and credibility in the labour market. The reformed subject content consultation document asks questions on the proposed content for […]

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Returning to Work after Time out for Caring

The NNPCF has responded to a Government consultation on ‘Returning to Work after Time out for Caring‘. In the Spring Budget 2017, the Government committed “to promoting returnships to the public and private sector, helping people back into employment after a career break.” This commitment focusses on supporting returners, who are defined as those that have […]

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NNPCF responds to the Local Government Ombudsman Report.

Today BBC breakfast has run a story based on the Local Governments Ombudsman’s report into their first 100 investigations on Education Health Care Plans, of which 79% were upheld. The National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) welcomes the report. Its findings emphasise our view that, in many areas, the culture and practice required by […]

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