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Categories:
Education & Schools
CPD Points:
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Listen and pass the quiz: Gain 1 CPD point (60 minutes)
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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
Yes Downloadable as MP3:    Yes
Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This two part CPDcast mini-series on the Upper Tribunal is on education law disputes. This podcast aims to focus on the background to the work of the Tribunal, its jurisdiction, the circumstances in which one would apply to the upper tribunal to review a decision, relevant procedures and grounds for appeal.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the role of the Upper Tribunal in education matters and its jurisdiction;
  • Understand the circumstances in which one would apply to the Upper Tribunal;
  • Know the relevant factors to consider when appealing;
  • Be aware of the procedural issues when applying to the Upper Tribunal;
  • Understand which are likely to be the best grounds for appeal;
  • Know how to deal with refusal of appeal.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Tribunals Courts and Enforcement Act 2007;
  • Tribunal procedure (Upper tribunal) rules 2008;
  • (JW) v Learning Trust [2010] ELR 115;
  • London Borough of Camden v FG [2010] UKUT 249 (AAC);
  • HJ v London Borough of Brent (SEN) [2011] UKUT 191 (AAC);
  • H v East Sussex County Council & Ors [2009] EWCA Civ 249;
  • Hillingdon v Meek [2003] UKEAT 0422_03_0312;
  • R (on the application of Cart) v The Upper Tribunal [2011] UKSC 28.
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This podcast mini-series is concerned with the work of the Upper Tribunal and its jurisdiction in the education law field and judicial review. This podcast will focus on the background to the Tribunal’s role with part 2 dealing in more detail on how the Upper Tribunal works.

Podcast added: 12/09/11

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