• Summary
  • Contents
  • Subject index

How have you found the changes brought about by the new SEND Code of Practice: 0-25 years (2014)? This book is the ultimate guide to making sure that you are not only meeting the requirements, but are improving outcomes for children and young people as well. Written for all professionals working in the field, it covers:  · The broader Children and Families Act (2014)  · The role of the local authority  · Guidance on all the key changes that school leaders, SENCO's, and staff are concerned about  · Case studies of settings across the 0-25 age range, including maintained schools, academies, free schools, and specialist and alternative provision. Whether you work in education, health, or social care, or are training to do so, this book will genuinely improve your provision and practice for children and young people with SEND.

The implications of the Children and Families Act (2014)
The implications of the Children and Families Act (2014)
Chapter overview

Following on from the previous chapter’s description of the lead up to the changes and why change was felt to be necessary, this chapter sets out the steps that resulted in a new SEN Framework being put in place, including a new SEND Code of Practice. It describes:

  • The Green Paper that led to the Children and Families Bill
  • The content of the Children and Families Act
  • The Regulations that go with it
  • The work of the SEND Pathfinders.

The chapter ends by explaining how the separate changes add up to a significant shift in culture, particularly in the way professionals work with children and young people and their families.

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