Purpose of this Briefing 

This briefing aims to update LA Secretaries on the provision of education at home for children and young people recovering from long-term illness, or serious injury and subsequent treatment. It was developed in response to a 2018 AGM resolution, which prompted an investigation by the Education and Equality Department. The content of this briefing paper has been informed by that investigation. It draws on information provided by 24 Local Authorities and by member Networks during session 2018/19.

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