special educational needs

British government special educational needs plans revealed

At last the green paper on special educational needs has been published by the UK government and can be found at
Quite what it will hold for all those children currently placed in this category, I can’t say, as things may change after the consultation period which will now take place.

 

Anyone wishing to submit information, make comments etc on the proposals  can do so between 9 March and 30 June 2011.

For further information, and to see letters written by the minister, Sarah Teather along with go to

and look at the left hand side bar.

The Opposition (Labour) party’s comments and views can be seen athttp://www.education.gov.uk/childrenandyoungpeople/sen/sen/a0075339/sengreenpaper

and The Teacher’s union, the NASUWT, reports its reaction athttp://www.politics.co.uk/opinion-formers/press-releases/education/nasuwt-comments-on-the-special-needs-green-paper-$21387674$1345015.htm

Further comments can be found by entering ‘SEN green paper’ into Google News. I expect there will be quite a few hits for this over the next few days.