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CAF Strengthening Parent Carer Participation Programme

Contact a Family is the delivery partner of the Department for Education in supporting parent carer participation in England.  Working in partnership with the National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF), they offer a range of support to all parent carer forums in England, including administering a grant to forums, on behalf of the Department for Education. For more information click here.

In March 2013 two key reports were produced by NNPCF and CAF which have demonstrated the success of parent participation.  These tow documents are available by clicking the links below.

Progress report from the National Network of Parent Carer Forums.  The purpose of this report is to provide background information about the National Network of Parent Carer Forums (NNPCF). In particular we give an account of our wide range of activities, achievements and partnerships established over the past twenty four months and since the publication of The SEND Green Paper: Call for Views (September 2010).

Strengthening Parent Carer Participation The National Picture 2011–12.  This report is intended to update on the development of Parent Carer Participation in England, and the activity of Contact a Family, the delivery partner for the Department for Education delivering the Strengthening Parent Carer Participation Programme. It includes information provided directly from Parent Carer Forums across England.

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Progress report from the National Network of Parent Carer Forums 2014
Progress report from the National Network of Parent Carer Forums 2013
Strengthening Parent Carer Participation The National Picture 2011
How Parent Carer Participation and Forums Leads to Better Outcomes