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  1. Guidance tools for Practitioners in Youth Engagement

    Young people should be influencing decisions about services which affect them. These tools are intended as a guide to help practitioners who want young people to participate in decision making processes. They can be used to help practitioners map out engagement within their service and…
  2. How you are having a say

    Watch our short film about Manchester Local Offer.  Here are some of the ways parents/carers and young people with SEND are having their say in the city. Co-production: In these special editions of the newsletter, we share the co-production work in the city. Here is…
  3. JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment)

    What is JSNA? A JSNA stands for a Joint Strategic Needs Assessment.  A JSNA describes a process that identifies current and future health and wellbeing needs in light of existing services and informs future service planning taking into account evidence of effectiveness.  A JSNA identifies 'the big picture', in terms of the…
  4. Local Offer Newsletter

    Sign up to the Manchester City Council e-bulletin system to get the newsletter. Here is some guidance on how to do this. Our latest newsletter February 13th 2024: Our next drop in - SEND Community Offer - Other stuff to do - News round up - Champion Awards…
  5. Local Offer Review Board

    The Local Offer Review Board meets termly and the first meeting was held in November 2014, where the Terms of Reference were agreed. The Board members are from health, education, schools and social care as well as representatives from parent groups in Manchester. The purpose…
  6. Local Offer SEND Information Hub

    We have created this resource to bring information together in one place around special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in the Manchester City Council area and beyond.  To learn more about us, please visit What is Manchester Local Offer? You can sign up to our newsletter for regular…
  7. Manchester joint area SEND inspection letter

    In November 2021, Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission conducted a joint inspection of Manchester to judge how effectively the local area has implemented the special educational needs and disability reforms. The findings from the inspection have now been published on the Ofsted website.  …
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