Education services for deaf children and young people (FOI)
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With reference to Freedom of Information request: Education services for deaf children and young people (FOI)
I am writing to request clarification on the response provided for questions 2, 3 and 7 in the Education services for deaf children and young people - Budget for 2022 to 2023 - questionnaire
Please can you provide the budgeted spend figures for 2022 / 23 and if there is a reduction or change please explain why.
Clarify if the ‘review’ referred to in the response to Q.3 is the ARC / Specialist ACRs for DCYP review reported in Q.7 or a different review?
ARCs / Specialist ACRs for DCYP Review:
Confirmation of the timescale planned for this review: please provide all relevant dates planned by the local authority from initiation to completion of the entire review process planned, including dates of all key stages and activities planned, including consultation and co-production activities
A copy of the terms of reference for this review
Details of what stages of the review have been completed and what stages are still to be undertaken
All documentation relating to this review that is in the public realm
Full reports or other details of the outcomes of the review, including the findings of the review and any details of any decisions resulting from the review
Currently anticipated spend for the academic year 2022/2023 is the same as 2021/2022.
£194,218 (Central Hearing Deaf Support Team)
£196,000 (Additionally Resourced Centres (ARCs) for Deaf Children and Young People (DCYP) devolved to schools via a Service Level Agreement.
This forms part of the same Inclusion Review.
ARCs and Specialist ARCs for DCYP Review:
C,E,F and G
The Inclusion Review is complete, and a project plan is now being formulated to implement the recommendations of the review.
The Inclusion Review findings can be found on www.gov.je:
Independent Review of Inclusive Education and Early Years 2021 (gov.je)
It is anticipated that the project will run until the end of December 2022.
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Inclusion Review for deaf and hearing impaired children (FOI)
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