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Maureen Morris attends the Queen’s Garden Party

On Tuesday 23rd May 2017 the NNPCF Co-Chair Maureen Morris was invited to attend the Queen’s Garden Party at Buckingham Palace. This invitation was extended to her in recognition of her contributions towards the SEND Reforms and Implementation. Maureen dedicates herself to the improvement of parent carers, parent carer forums and participation. We would like […]

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What Next For Participation?

On 1 November 2016, 211 attendees from 86 parent carer forums from across England met to discuss ‘What’s Next for Participation?’ at our annual joint NNPCF and Contact a Family Parent Carer Participation Conference. The event celebrated the progress that has been made now that parent carers are at the heart of the decision-making process […]

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Preparing for adulthood – Meeting with the Department for Educaiton

The NNPCF and Special Needs Jungle were invited to attend a meeting with the Department for Education on Tuesday 12 July in London to discuss preparing for adulthood (PfA), in the context of implementing the SEND reforms set out in the Children and Families Act. This was focused around the four PfA outcomes in the […]

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NNPCF Joint Bulletin – An Update on the Grants

Welcome to the joint bulletin of the National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) and Contact a Family. In this update: News about Department for Education funding to support SEND reforms implementation National Prospective grants Participating with health in the SEND reforms Short breaks partnership Consultations NNPCF letter to Oftsed Click here to download a […]

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National Parent Carer Participation Event – 2014

The event had a fantastic turn out with forums from across England meeting together. It was our largest event yet, and forum members fed back how great it was to hear from each other about their work. Forums shared how they had addressed challenges of reaching more parent carers, structuring their forums, working with health, […]

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National Parent Carer Participation Event – 2014

Save the Date for the 2014 NNPCF and Contact a Family National Parent Carer Participation Event and AMG! Following the success of the November 2013 national parent carer participation event, we are pleased to let you know that we will be holding a further event this year. The event will take place on Wednesday 1 […]

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National parent carer participation event

The very successful Contact a Family and National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF) national parent carer participation event took place on 5 November 2013 in Birmingham. Please see presentation from Edward Timpson MP and under secretary of state for children and families and the montage video from the event.  Further information for those unable […]

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Q&A from the National Parent Carer Participation Event Nov 2013

Following the Ministers speech at the National Parent Carer Participation Event on November 5th 2013, participants had a number of additional questions that there was not time to answer during the session.  The Department for Education have helpfully provided the response to these questions, which are attached here.

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