Issue details

Supported Internship Grant - Department for Education

To gain approval to accept Grant funding which is to be awarded to NYCC 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.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure >£500,000 & Affects from than one division;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/11/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Required before 17th November 2022.

Decision due: 15 Nov 2022 by Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead member: Executive Member for Education, Learning & Skills

Lead director: Corporate Director Children and Young People's Services

Contact: Chris Reynolds, Head of SEND Strategic Planning and Resources 01609 798598 Email:

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