Leo Jones

  • Unravelling the knot of education, health and care plans

    26 July 2021

    Leo Jones lays out the deeper challenges that need to be recognised and addressed if the SEND review is going to tackle the complex problems behind rising numbers of education, health and care plans.

  • High hopes for high needs

    30 August 2020

    IMPOWER has published a list of the best performing councils on high needs. Leo Jones takes a look at who's on it and at what makes them so good.

  • High needs kids: which councils are best?

    03 July 2019

    The system for children with special educational needs is not working. Leo Jones argues that no-one seems to have asked what outcomes were achieved or what value the money has brought – until now