Additional Learning Needs: A one day Welsh national conference
A one day Welsh national conference will be held on Tuesday 14th March 2017 at Marriott Hotel, Cardiff offering delegates the opportunity to learn about how the statutory reform promotes more inclusive practice in schools and much more!
With the introduction of the new ALN and Education Tribunal (Wales) Bill there will be a new system which will replace the existing legislation surrounding special educational needs. The proposed legislation, in which the term ‘additional learning needs’ will replace ‘special educational needs’ will create a simpler, more streamlined legislative process to support children with ALN. It will include the introduction of an Individual Development Plan which will make sure the individual’s rights to provision are protected regardless of the severity or complexity of their needs. There will also be a new statutory ALN Code of Practice, for use across all educational settings, providing a set of clear guidelines and delivering greater consistency.
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Information - 23 Feb 2018
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Guidance - 11 Apr 2017
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