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Education Lifelong Learning and Skills Committee

Policy Review: Special Educational Needs (Part 2)

Terms of Reference

The Committee will: Examine how local education authorities are having regard to the requirements of the SEN Code of Practice for Wales, concerning assessment and statements; Examine the implications of the distinction between those children and young people with SEN who have a statement, and those who have not; Examine how local education authorities create positive incentives for schools to review their policy and practice, to ensure that all children and young people with SEN benefit from inclusive education; Examine how local education authorities and schools provide parents with assurance that their children's needs are being met; Identify best practice in multi-agency working in the assessment of SEN; Consider whether the current assessment framework makes the best use of skills and resources - both human and financial; Examine the provision of advice and support through the medium of Welsh, concerning assessment and statements; and Make recommendations to the Assembly Minister on how current arrangements for assessing SEN could be improved. Key Documents
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Date Considered by Committee

Final Report May 2006
Welsh Assembly Government response to Report  

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