The Act

Section 9 – Duty to prepare co-ordinated support plans

19.This section specifies the duties relating to co-ordinated support plans. Where it is established that a child or young person does require a co-ordinated support plan, and the education authority are responsible for their school education, then the authority must prepare a plan. The plan must record:

20.The nominated co-ordinator and the contact person can be either one person or two separate people. The co-ordinator does not need to be employed by the education authority but the contact person does.