Decision details

Supported Internship Grant-Department for Education

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Resources (CYPS)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To gain approval to accept Grant funding which is to be awarded to NYC by DfE for the purposes of supporting an employment forum and development of additional Supported Internships for young people with SEND.

Supported Internships are an important stepping stone for young people with SEND to transition from education into employment. The grant is aimed at establishing, or further developing, a SEND employment forum to increase the availability and quality of Supported Internships that lead to permanent employment.


Approval to accept the supported Intern Grant

Reasons for the decision:

To assist with the further development and role out of Supported Internships across the county.
The purpose of the grant is to support all Local Authorities to access, establish and/or develop SEND employment forums to improve the provision of Supported Internships across the country
The NDTi will also support employers to deliver high quality work placements that support young people with additional needs to develop their skills and share their talents

Alternative options considered:


Publication date: 31/05/2023

Date of decision: 30/05/2023

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