Education campaigning news
On 17 December the Department for Education announced that Ofsted will be asked to formally inspect local areas on their effectiveness for providing appropriate support for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).
We have produced documents to support families and the professionals who work with them in the implementation of the Children and Families Act 2014 and the SEND Code of Practice.
The Government has announced plans to modernise the disabled students’ allowance, they say that the current arrangements do not recognise technological advances, increases in use of technology nor the Equality Act 2010.
RNIB has submitted a response to the Department of Education and the Department of Health's latest consultation as part of the changes to SEN provision in England.
The Government has published the Draft SEN Code of Practice, re-written to reflect the changes it plans to make through the Children and Families Bill