Education News

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

December 10th, 2020|Tags: |

The GDA is excited to see the extension of CRC locally The States of Guernsey media release: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child formally extended to Guernsey and Alderney Wednesday 09 December 2020 The United Nations [...]

Education Update – Catherine Hall

December 3rd, 2020|Tags: |

Education update at the GDA AGM by Catherine Hall GDA  AGM Education update Impact of Covid. Special Educational Needs and Disability ( SEND ) Review. Secondary education ‘ pause and review’ Education law review COVID [...]

GDA Core update

April 6th, 2020|Tags: |

Dear members It will not come as a surprise to many people that much of our core business has been paused while the community copes with CoViD-19.     For now, matters like: The Disability and Inclusion Strategy Project [...]

SEND review by Education

February 11th, 2020|Tags: , |

by Catherine Hall, Education policy lead We welcome the news that there will be an independent review of the current provision available for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). This has been commissioned in partnership [...]

Education Update by Catherine Hall

May 21st, 2019|

The Committee for ESC and Andrew Warren met with GDA representatives Rob Harnish and Catherine Hall. The GDA concerns regarding the development of the two school model and the lack of any prior consultation were put to the meeting and [...]

SEND Education Meeting

May 20th, 2019|

Below is a link to the SEND Education Meeting slides SEND Education Meeting slidesDownload

Inclusive Education

May 1st, 2019|

Following the SEN meeting yesterday evening (30th April) please find attached the Inclusive education paper  Inclusive Education SummaryDownload

GDA and Access for All meeting – March 2019

March 28th, 2019|

thank you to everyone who attended our meeting in March and especially to our guest presenters: Claire, Darren and Mike please find attached our slide deck from the night

CYPP Update by Nick Hynes

November 18th, 2018|

The Children and Young People’s Plan has been refreshed to cover the next 3 years from 2019-2022. This Refresh is based on cross-sector engagement and has the voices of our children and young people at its heart. It demonstrates a [...]

Purple Tuesday 13th November

November 3rd, 2018|

Purple Tuesday is the UK’s first accessible shopping day, established to recognise the importance and needs of disabled consumers and promote inclusive shopping. Taking place on 13th November 2018 to coincide with the run up to the peak Christmas period, [...]

Disability Confidence Survey – with Chamber of Commerce

October 8th, 2018|

    As part of the Accessible Town project ( We All Matter Eh? GDA and Access for All are partnering with Chamber of Commerce to survey local businesses and organisations to understand how we can support them to become [...]

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