Commons Education Select Committee launches inquiry

Apr 26 2018

Commons Education Select Committee launches inquiry

The Commons Education Select Committee launched an inquiry on 18 April into support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities to review the success of the reforms introduced in the Children and Families Act 2014
https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/education-committee/news-parliament-2017/special-educational-needs-and-disability-launch-17-19/

The inquiry will review the success of the reforms introduced in the Children and Families Act 2014, how they have been implemented, and what impact they are having in meeting the challenges faced by children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

The Committee is inviting written evidence on the following by 14th June 2018:
• Assessment of and support for children and young people with SEND
• The transition from statements of special educational needs and Learning Disability Assessments to Education, Health and Care Plans
• The level and distribution of funding for SEND provision
• The roles and co-operation between education, health and social care sectors
• Provision for 19-25 year olds including support for independent living; transition to adult services; and access to education, apprenticeships and work
Anyone can submit written evidence to the inquiry.  Details of how to do this are in the link above.