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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 the NHS. Or for guidance on keeping safe and new police powers, visit Devon and Cornwall Police’s coronavirus page.

illustration of stick figures answering a call to action
6 April 2020

Devon needs you! Jobs in health and social care

Job seekers, students back from university, college leavers and former care and health staff are being encouraged to help support the county’s most vulnerable.

an illustration of an unhappy person trapped inside their house
27 March 2020

New domestic abuse campaign launched

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks

A stop sign
23 March 2020

All DCFP training and events cancelled

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, all training and events are cancelled until further notice. In order to be able to offer continual professional development opportunities, we are now working

a child hugging his young carer
30 January 2020

Devon celebrates Young Carers Awareness Day

“My mum was born without a thyroid gland.  She has learning difficulties and some physical problems, and she gets depressed.  Her problems have affected me and my sister in lots

autism education trust
23 October 2019

Release of the Autism Progression Framework 2.0

The Autism Education Trust has released the latest version of its Autism Progression Framework. It is FREE to download and offers a comprehensive interactive assessment tool for children and young

The Communication Trust
23 October 2019

Free Communication, Speech and Language training

The Communication Trust is offering a FREE online short course entitled An introduction to speech, language and communication. The course offers a great way to start learning about children and

A boy doing homework at a desk
23 March 2020

FAQs about Coronavirus and its impact on schools

We understand that our residents and visitors may have concerns about Coronavirus and its impact on schools and families. As such, Devon County Council has created a page where you

Children pointing over fence
23 January 2020

Devon SEND e-Learning available now

A new Devon Special Educational Needs and Disabilities e-Learning module is now available. This short e-learning module is intended for all new and existing staff working in Devon. It has

autism education trust
23 October 2019

Release of the Autism Progression Framework 2.0

The Autism Education Trust has released the latest version of its Autism Progression Framework. It is FREE to download and offers a comprehensive interactive assessment tool for children and young

illustration of stick figures answering a call to action
6 April 2020

Devon needs you! Jobs in health and social care

Job seekers, students back from university, college leavers and former care and health staff are being encouraged to help support the county’s most vulnerable.

an illustration of an unhappy person trapped inside their house
27 March 2020

New domestic abuse campaign launched

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks

A stop sign
23 March 2020

All DCFP training and events cancelled

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, all training and events are cancelled until further notice. In order to be able to offer continual professional development opportunities, we are now working

an illustration of an unhappy person trapped inside their house
27 March 2020

New domestic abuse campaign launched

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks

a boy sat in a classroom
17 March 2020

Ensuring pupils on reduced timetables are accounted for

Following an inspection of DCC in early 2020, Ofsted have been clear to emphasise the safeguarding responsibility on schools for children who are not on a full timetable.

The Ofsted logo
17 March 2020

Ofsted ILACS report published

At the beginning of 2020, Ofsted carried out a three-week inspection of Children’s Services at Devon County Council. The report that accompanies this Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS)

a child hugging his young carer
30 January 2020

Devon celebrates Young Carers Awareness Day

“My mum was born without a thyroid gland.  She has learning difficulties and some physical problems, and she gets depressed.  Her problems have affected me and my sister in lots

Children pointing over fence
23 January 2020

Devon SEND e-Learning available now

A new Devon Special Educational Needs and Disabilities e-Learning module is now available. This short e-learning module is intended for all new and existing staff working in Devon. It has

safer devon partnership
17 December 2019

Preventing online radicalisation

The Safer Devon Partnership has launched its preventing online radicalisation campaign. Through its campaign, the Partnership, which provides leadership for community safety work carried out across the county, is seeking


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