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Category Archives: Steering Group Headline

Building better employment opportunities for young people with SEND

Following on from feedback at the NNPCF conference last year which identified employment opportunities as a leading concern for parent carer forums, this week, Mrunal Sisodia spoke to a conference for Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) Community Partners. The DWP has commissioned community partners across the country to build links with local groups and […]

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NNPCF Steering Group meets Minister Nadhim Zahawi

Yesterday, the NNPCF Steering Group Members spent two hours with Nadhim Zahawi, the Undersecretary of State for Children and Families. First the NNPCF Co-Chairs participated in a Stakeholders Roundtable which saw a selection of representatives from SEND sector groups and services including; children and young peoples groups, schools, colleges, and charities. Everyone in the room […]

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Special Education Consortium Position Statement on High Needs Funding

The Special Education Consortium have released their SEC position statement on high needs funding in response to the concerns being raised about High Needs Funding. NNPCF Co-Chairs were approached about supporting SEC in raising these concerns more formally, they have released the below statement for our member parent carer forums: After discussing it with the […]

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Headlines from the NNPCF Steering Group Meeting – May 2017

The NNPCF Steering Group met on Wednesday 18th – Thursday 19th May 2017. Below we have listed the key headlines from the meeting: Day 1: The NNPCF Steering Group held a second workshop exploring ongoing communications work including the development of a communication strategy, a work plan and standard templates. We also finalised plans to […]

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Headlines from the NNPCF Steering Group Meeting – March 2017

The NNPCF Steering Group met on Monday 13th March 2017. Below we have listed some of the key headlines from the meeting: The NNPCF Steering Group reflected on the NNPCF Visioning Days in early March and the potential next steps for us to develop these foundations. Regional reps will be reporting directly to their regions […]

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