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Circulars - 2002

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Circulars - 2002




These circulars are part of the National Assembly for Wales Circulars (NAFWC) 2002 series.

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NAFWC 41/2002 Modern Foreign Languages at Key Stage 2: invitation to submit proposals for piLot PROJECTS.

15/12/06
The Welsh Assembly Government is proposing to support pilot projects of Modern Foreign Language (MFL) learning at Key Stage 2 from academic year 2003- 04 onwards. This initiative forms part of the Assembly Government’s national Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) strategy, Languages Count. (A copy of th ...
 

NAFWC 24/2002 - Communities First Local Authority Guidance

22/03/06
This guidance is to support officers and elected members within local authorities on the implementation of the Welsh Assembly Government’s Communities First programme. It also provides a wider understanding of the role of local authorities in relation to Communities First and, as such, will be of i ...
 

NAFWC 03/2002 Construction standards for school buildings in Wales

22/03/06
This document is aimed at all local authorities and building control bodies in Wales.
 

NAFWC 18A/2002 - Guidance on the Wales programme for improvement Letter

22/03/06
Guidance on the Wales programme for improvement Letter
 

NAFWC 34/2002 - Child Protection: Preventing Unsuitable People from Working with Children and Young Persons in the Education Service.

01/10/04
This guidance details the pre-appointment checks that should be made on all persons who will have contact with children and young persons. It explains the role of the Criminal Records Bureau and the circumstances under which people may be reported to the National Assembly for Wales.
 

NAFWC 43/2002 - Intermediate Care Guidance

01/12/02
This paper sets out guidance on the development of new intermediate care services to be commissioned by the NHS and Local Authorities.
 

NAFWC 42/2002 Regulation of Domiciliary Care

18/11/02
The Care Standards Act 2000 (CSA) provides powers for the introduction of new regulations and standards for care services. This Circular announces the publication of the draft regulations and national minimum standards for domiciliary care agencies. A consultation document and a draft partial regul ...
 

NAFWC 38/2002 - Grant aid underSocial Housing Management Grant Programme: 2003-2004

04/11/02
“Better Homes for People in Wales: A National Housing Strategy for Wales” provides the Assembly Government’s vision for social housing. We are committed to ensuring that good quality social housing is readily available for those who need it. By 2012 all of Wales’ social housing should reach high qu ...
 

NAFWC 39/2002 - School Standards and Framework Act 1998: Preparation of Supplementary Education Strategic Plans 2003-2004

02/11/02
This Circular sets out guidance for LEAs to follow in drafting Supplementary Education Strategic Plans for 2003-2004.
 

NAFWC 35/2002 - Child protection development support 2002 – 2003

11/10/02
This circular sets out arrangements to assist further development in child protection procedures and practice during 2002-2003 and announces provision of £124,000 to support this. It is addressed to Directors of Social Services in recognition of the social services role and responsibilities, set ou ...
 

NAFWC 30/2002 - Policy and practice guidance for adult placement schemes

30/08/02
The Policy and Practice Guidance that follows is issued under Section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. The Policy Guidance sets out the Welsh Assembly Government's view of good practice for AP Schemes. The Practice Guidance advises how AP Schemes implement the Policy Guidance. ...
 

NAFWC 32/2002 - Clarification of the registration requirements for supported housing & extra care schemes under the Care Standards Act 2000 - guidance for local authorities

29/08/02
This circular provides guidance for councils with social services responsibilities in Wales, issued as statutory guidance under section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. It will also be relevant to NHS and local housing authorities concerned with joint planning and commissioning of ...
 

NAFWC 30A/2002 - Policy and practice guidance for adult placement schemes-Enclosure

15/08/02
The Policy and Practice Guidance that follows is issued under Section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. The Policy Guidance sets out the Welsh Assembly Government's view of good practice for AP Schemes. The Practice Guidance advises how AP Schemes implement the Policy Guidance. ...
 

NAFWC 20/2002 - Housing renewal guidance

08/08/02
08/08/2002
 

NAFWC 16/2002 Adoption register for England and Wales

02/08/02
The Adoption Register for England and Wales was launched in August 2001. The Register will be a database containing information on all children waiting to be adopted and all approved adopters. This information will be used to suggest links between children and families. A list of possible links wil ...
 

NAFWC 02/2002 The training support programme for the personal social services 2002-2003

02/08/02
This circular sets out the arrangements for the Training Support Programme (TSP) for the Personal Social Services for 2002-03. It announces indicative grant allocations, and invites local authorities to apply for grant by Friday 8th March 2002.
 

NAFWC 31/2002 - Supplementary guidance on schemes for financing schools

01/08/02
This document provides Local Education Authorities with revised information on the nature and content of their schemes for financing schools and amends guidance issued in 1999.
 

NAFWC 19/2002 - Parent governor representatives and church representatives (Wales) regulations 2001

01/08/02
The purpose of this guidance is to explain the provisions of the Parent Governor Representatives and Church Representatives (Wales) Regulations 2001 made under the Local Government Act 2000. The Regulations require local education authorities to appoint parent governor representatives and, where ap ...
 

NAFWC 11/2002 - Sex and Relationships Education in schools

17/07/02
Guidance on how schools should develop sex and relationships education policy, teach sex and relationships education, handle sensitive issues, and work with parents and the wider community.
 

NAFWC 27/2002 - Collecting and Recording Data on Pupils’ Ethnic Background

01/07/02
This guidance for schools and local education authorities advises on the collection and recording of data on pupils’ national identity and ethnic background for local purposes and feeds into developing national pupil level information.
 

NAFWC 26/2002 - Grants for education support and training (GEST) Programme 2003/4

01/07/02
This Circular informs County and County Borough Councils of the Grants for Education Support and Training (GEST) programme for 2003-04 and invites grant applications. The programme has been drawn up following consultation with LEAs, ACCAC, the General Teaching Council for Wales, ELWa and Estyn.
 

NAFWC 23/2002 - School organisation proposals.

01/07/02
Mae’r arweiniad hwn yn disodli Cylchlythyr This guidance replaces Circular 14/99 ac mae’n darparu arweiniad i awdurdodau addysg lleol wrth baratoi Cynlluniau Strategol Addysg nd provides local education authorities with guidance for preparing Education Strategic Plans (ESCSAiauPs) ar gyferfor 2002- ...
 

NAFWC 22/2002 - Schools Standards and Framework Act 1998: preparation of education strategic plans 2002-2005

01/07/02
This guidance replaces Circular 14/99 and provides local education authorities with guidance for preparing Education Strategic Plans (ESPs) for 2002-2005.
 

NAFWC 17/2002 - Substance misuse: children and young people

19/06/02
This document replaces Welsh Office Circular 54/95 Drug Misuse: Prevention and Schools issued in October 1995. The new document provides guidance to schools, colleges and all youth settings whether statutory, voluntary or independent.
 

NAFWC 18/2002 - Guidance on the Wales programme for improvement

01/06/02
This guidance is issued under sections 3, 5, and 6 of the Local Government Act 1999. It applies to county and county borough councils and national parks authorities in Wales. The underlying objective of the new Wales Programme for Improvement is to achieve the delivery of high quality services to t ...
 

NAFWC 12/2002 - The Children First Programme In Wales: Guidance for 2002-03

08/05/02
This circular replaces National Assembly for Wales Circular 4/2001 and takes forward the Children First programme in Wales for transforming children's social services.
 

NAFWC 15/2002 - Learning and Skills Act 2000: Statutory Approval of Qualifications under Section 99

01/05/02
This Circular lists the external qualifications approved under section 99 of the Learning and Skills Act 2000. These qualifications will be eligible, in Wales, under section 96 of the Act, for funding by either a Local Education Authority (LEA) or the National Council for Education and Training for ...
 

NAFWC 13C/2002 - Reducing Delayed Transfers of Care and Supporting Care Home Sector Grant 2001- 2002 Annex C

01/05/02
SUMMARY SHEET
 

NAFWC 13A/2002 - Reducing Delayed Transfers of Care and Supporting Care Home Sector Grant 2001- 2002 Annex A

01/05/02
Allocation Table – Grant Scheme 20012-3
 

NAFWC 13/2002 - Reducing Delayed Transfers of Care and Supporting Care Home Sector Grant 2001- 2002

01/05/02
This circular sets out guidance for local authorities on the Welsh Assembly Government’s objectives in providing this grant funding. The circular sets out the terms and conditions, which are attached to the grant and provides details of the procedure for submitting evidence of compliance.
 

NAFWC 13B/2002 - Reducing Delayed Transfers of Care and Supporting Care Home Sector Grant 2001- 2002 Annex B

01/05/02
01/05/2002
 

NAFWC 14/2002 - CRAG amendments number 14

05/04/02
Announces the revised Personal Expenses Allowance (PEA) of £16.80 that comes into force on 8 April 2002. It applies to everyone in residential care or nursing homes receiving help to meet costs from local authorities (hereafter referred to as “authorities”), under Part 3 of the National Assistance ...
 

NAFWC 09A/2002 - Health and Social Care for Adults: Creating a Unified and Fair System for Assessing and Managing Care - Guidance

01/04/02
This Guidance is issued under section 7(1) of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. It updates and consolidates the former Welsh Office Guidance Managing Care April 1991. It also provides the required Guidance for health bodies to ensure compliance with the targets set in Improving Health i ...
 

NAFWC 10/2002 - Social services performance management development fund special grant 2002-2003 guidance circular

01/04/02
This circular draws the attention of local authorities to the Special Grant Report (No 24) (Wales) 2001 agreed by the Assembly on 12th February 2002. Details of the application process and forms are included at Appendix A. A copy of the Special Grant Report (with annexes) is included as Appendix B. ...
 

NAFWC 09/2002 - Health and Social Care for Adults:Creating a Unified and Fair System for Assessing and Managing Care

01/04/02
This Guidance is issued to Local Authority Social Services Departments under Section 7(1) of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970. It provides Guidance for Health bodies to ensure compliance with the targets set in Improving Health in Wales – a Plan for the NHS with its partners. The Guidan ...
 

NAFWC 05/2002 - Community care:six weeks support at home for vulnerable people including Annex A

18/02/02
This circular sets out guidance for local authorities on the Welsh Assembly Government’s objectives in providing this grant funding. The terms and conditions which are attached to the guidance at Annex A provide details of the procedure for submitting evidence of compliance. It is important that lo ...
 

NAFWC 05A/2002 - Community care:six weeks support at home for vulnerable people Annex B

18/02/02
18/02/2002
 

NAFWC 06/2002 - Flexibilities special grant 2002-2003

13/02/02
This circular draws the attention of local authorities to the Flexibilities Special Grant Report (No.2) (Wales) 2002. A copy of is at Appendix A. The circular sets out guidance for local authorities on meeting the conditions which are attached to the grant in 2002-3, and provides details of the pro ...
 

NAFWC 04/2002 - Carers special grant 2002-2003

01/02/02
GUIDANCE CIRCULAR FOR 2002-2003 GRANT
 

NAFWC 25/2002 Grants for education support and training (GEST) Programme 2003-04 (draft)

06/01/02
This Circular informs County and County Borough Councils of the Welsh Assembly Government' Grants for Education Support and Training (GEST) programme for 2003-04 and invites grant applications. The programme has been drawn up following consultation with LEAs, ACCAC, the General Teaching Council ...