Legal requirements of EHCPs and the spirit of the law
Mark Blois provides an overview of the key legislative provisions underpinning EHCP processes, including requirements for the contents of the EHCP and legal tests for carrying out an EHC needs assessment and issuing an EHCP. This session also looks at the principles underlying this area of work, enshrined in the SEND Code of Practice, and the corresponding legal duties placed on EHCP contributor organisations.
3 takeaways from Mark’s training session
– An overview of the key legal provisions underpinning EHCP processes –
– An understanding of the contents of an EHCP and the legal requirement of specificity –
– An understanding of key principles underlying EHCP processes reflected in the SEND Code of Practice and the legal duties imposed on key organisations in furtherance of these principles –
This session is aimed at Senior Leaders, SENCOs, parents/carers and other educational professionals working with children with SEND.
Watch this preview of Mark’s presentation…
Mark received great feedback on his LIVE broadcast
This session was originally presented live at one of our online Virtual SEND Conferences.
“Second half of the presentation was particularly useful.”
Lorraine Wilson, Headteacher, Kingfisher School
About the Creator
Mark Blois / Partner and Head of the Education team, Browne Jacobson
Mark Blois is a Partner and Head of the Education team at Browne Jacobson, a leading national education law firm. With over twenty years’ experience as an education lawyer, Mark has been recommended as a leader in his field in the industry bibles ‘Chambers UK’ and ‘Legal 500’ for more than fifteen years. ‘Chambers UK’ has dubbed him “an industry leader” and includes him as one of only three lawyers ranked in Band One nationally for recommended education lawyers.
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