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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We would like to reassure you that we are closely monitoring the situation and working with the government and NHS. For guidance on coronavirus and the latest information on the situation in Devon, visit Devon County Council’s coronavirus (COVID-19) advice page. For more advice on how to stay healthy and active, visit NHS Devon. Or for guidance on keeping safe and new police powers, visit Devon and Cornwall Police’s coronavirus page.

Latest Update: Colleges, schools and childcare settings during the national lockdown

5 March 2021

Returning to school and college on 8 March

What you need to know for the return to school and college next week.

4 March 2021

Together for Childhood safeguarding workshop

A week of engaging bite-size sessions for professionals working in safeguarding children and adults is taking place from 22 to 26 March.

4 March 2021

NAPLIC annual conference 2021

This year’s National Association of Professionals concerned with Language Impairment in Children conference takes place on 8 May.

11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

19 January 2021

Chief Officer for Children’s Services Update

Devon’s new Chief Officer for Children’s Services, Melissa Caslake, will start with the County Council on 1 February 2021.

15 January 2021

New YouTube channel for pre-school children

With TailfeatherTV, children can explore and engage with fun topics through dance, singing, signing, learning, and playing.

5 March 2021

Returning to school and college on 8 March

What you need to know for the return to school and college next week.

12 February 2021

Make Your Mark 2020 results

The results of the Make Your Mark national youth ballot are in! Here are the priority topics that young people in Devon want addressing.

11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

12 February 2021

Make Your Mark 2020 results

The results of the Make Your Mark national youth ballot are in! Here are the priority topics that young people in Devon want addressing.

11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

10 February 2021

Holiday activities and food programme

Devon County Council is seeking a wide range of partners to help develop the countywide holiday activities and food programme.

4 March 2021

Together for Childhood safeguarding workshop

A week of engaging bite-size sessions for professionals working in safeguarding children and adults is taking place from 22 to 26 March.

11 February 2021

A message from our new Chief Officer for Children’s Services

Melissa Caslake is delighted to have joined Devon County Council and has shared the following update for Children’s Services staff and partners.

19 January 2021

Chief Officer for Children’s Services Update

Devon’s new Chief Officer for Children’s Services, Melissa Caslake, will start with the County Council on 1 February 2021.

4 March 2021

NAPLIC annual conference 2021

This year’s National Association of Professionals concerned with Language Impairment in Children conference takes place on 8 May.

4 March 2021

Autism Progression Framework

A new Progression Framework from the Autism Education Trust has been announced, with a number of training opportunities available.

4 March 2021

News plans to boost support for Devon’s special needs children

A radical plan to bring Devon’s school improvement services and support for special needs children back in-house has been unveiled.


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