Sherann Hillman MBE

11:15 - 11:45

What do participation and co-production actually mean to parent carers as written in the Children and Families Act and SEND Code of Practice 2014? An overview of the principles of co-production including the difference between engagement, information, consultation, participation and co-production so that parent carers feel fully included in every aspect of their child/young person’s education. What are the barriers to co-production for parent carers? What does genuine co-production actually look like when it is embedded in everyday practices?

Sherann Hillman, MBE, Head of Family Services , Seashell Trust, Parents in Partnership Stockport (PIPS)