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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

3 October 2019

New deal for Devon’s children and families launched

An ambitious new vision for how public services will come together to better help and support children and their families in Devon is being launched this week.

Young boy learning to use an iPad
23 August 2019

The Speech, Language and Communication Framework

A new tool to help professionals improve how they support the development of essential communication skills in the children and young people they work with.

children racing past camera in school playground
22 August 2019

SEND and Early Help survey

A Devon-wide survey of all agencies that engage with the DCFP is being carried out to gauge understanding of SEND and Early Help.

Councillor James McInnes, Devon County Council
17 July 2019

Senior Devon councillor leads coalition on fair funding for schools

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, is helping to lead the coalition as national chairman of the fair funding group f40.

Child's hand painting on a wall with coloured paints
10 July 2019

Major investment to improve special needs education in Devon

More than £1 million is to be spent on improving special needs education in Devon. Devon County Council’s Cabinet approved the investment at its meeting on Wednesday 10 July.

Graham Hill outside the college, head Pilton Community College
21 June 2019

New head’s improvements win backing from inspectors

The new headteacher of a North Devon secondary school has won the strong support of independent inspectors for the improvements he is making to students’ education.

What you have been saying about the DCFP in words: integrity, kindness, partnership, honesty and passion are key
17 June 2019

Children and Young People’s Plan 2019-2022: we want to hear your feedback

We have developed the Children and Young Peoples Plan from the things that staff, parents and children have told us are important. We are now checking we have got this right.

Big Pedal award winners at Pinhoe Primary
17 June 2019

Devon schools reduce carbon dioxide on journey to school

Pupils from 29 Devon schools, who took part in the annual Big Pedal challenge organised by cycling and walking charity Sustrans, walked, cycled and scooted their way to make an astonishing 45,465 journeys.


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