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Headlines from the NNPCF Steering Group Meeting – May 2016

May 13, 2016

The NNPCF Steering Group met on Wednesday 11th May 2016. Below we have listed some of the key headlines from the meeting:

  • Lee Scott and Patrick Agius from the Department of Education joined the Steering Group to hear our views on Parent Carer experiences of the reforms in school and college settings. Lee Scott has been asked by Nicky Morgan to compile a report on his findings by the end of July 2016 and will also be seeking views from around the country, speaking to various Parent Carer groups and organisations.
  • The Steering Group discussed planning for the joint annual Parent Participation Conference and explored new ways of representing the NNPCF, taking into account comments gathered from last years national consultation.
  • The final figure on the hours of representation, delivered by the Steering Groups Members on behalf of the NNPCF has been calculated, with up to 3,000 hours of engagement with the Department for Education, the Department of Health, the Department for Work and Pensions and numerous partners on projects and events being undertaken from April 2015 to 2016.