Latest news from DfE

News from DfE with a range of updates on the SEND reforms

Latest news from DfE

5th March 2018

Read the latest SEND newsletter from DfE, including updates on funding for supported internships and Tribunal national trial.

The newsletter also contains details of the process if local authorities do not meet the March 31 deadline for transferring statements to EHCPs.  You can also read the results of the recent parent carer forum surveys and follow the links to new content and resources.

A two-year national trial to expand the powers of the First-tier Tribunal (SEND) will start on 3 April 2018.  The trial will allow the Tribunal to make non-binding recommendations on the health and social care aspects of EHC plans as part of a special educational appeal.

Download the newsletter below to read in full.

2018 March SEND newsletter