Missed this when it happened a couple of weeks ago.
This is a lengthy read in total but if you can find the time it’s a useful guide to the ‘current state of play’ in what the Minister Sarah Teather calls a “complete re-engineering” of the system of special educational needs.
If you’ve no time at all, then have a glance at the Minister’s answer to Question 67: in summary, her account of that re-engineering.
The ‘Oral Evidence’ comprises 2 parts:
1. ‘Examination of Witnesses’: Philippa Stobbs, Vice Chair (Policy), Special Educational Consortium, Jane McConnell, Chief Executive, IPSEA, Professor Brahm Norwich, Professor of Education Psychology and SEN, University of Exeter, Martin Bacon, Principal, Swavesey Village College, and Debbie Jones, Director of Children’s Services, Lambeth, and President, ADCS
2. ‘Examination of Witness’: Sarah Teather, Minister of State for Children and Families. Questions 59 – 117 (end)