Day 1: Overview of Education Law

  • Development of education law in England & Wales and key legislation
  • Organisation of schools, including academies, free schools and independent schools
  • Equality law and education providers, including prohibited classifications, direct and indirect discrimination, and justification for differences in treatment
  • School admission arrangements, including law and guidance, selection criteria, faith schools, interviewing parents and children, consultation requirements, and admissions appeal arrangements
  • School transport law and guidance, including resolving disputes about school transport

Day 2: The Law and School Curriculum (The Curriculum and Exceptions)

  • Special Education Needs (SEN): from statements to education plans including mainstream schools and special schools, the education and health overlap, equality law and SEN law, and dispute resolution and SEN
  • School discipline and exclusion, including:
    • SEN, disability discrimination and School discipline
    • School uniform rules and school discipline
    • Appeal and dispute resolution arrangements in discipline matters
  • Young people and post-16 education providers
  • Overview of dispute resolution in the education Sector, including complaints, appeal arrangements, ombudsman schemes, judicial review, tort and breach of contract claims, discrimination claims, mediation and alternative dispute resolution
Denis Edwards

Denis Edwards

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Carolyn Osbourne

Carolyn Osbourne

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