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People sitting at computers doing online training and coding
4 June 2019

Invitation to the regional Online Safety Update session from the UK Safer Internet Centre

A chance for professionals in the local community to learn about out about free resources and services that will help them to keep children and adults safer online.

Card example for care leavers
1 June 2019

Devon Card for care leavers

This is a pre-paid card which can be loaded with care leaver entitlements in a safe and efficient way to manage entitlements. It provides a new and secure way of receiving and spending funds.

Independent Visitor volunteer listening to a young person in meeting
1 June 2019

Befriend a local young person in care

Could you provide support and friendship to a young person in care? Independent Visitor volunteers wanted in Devon.

School child at desk with head in hands, female teacher looking concerned for him
20 May 2019

Devon Inclusion Toolkit: ‘No Need to Exclude’

The toolkit is to support schools to avoid permanent exclusions. The pack contains a variety of useful information, resources, links and is designed for whole school use to raise awareness for teachers.

Post it notes on a planning board stuck to the wall
11 May 2019

Ofsted Annual Conversation and Focused Visit

Ofsted “left with a clear sense of the key milestones in the local authority’s improvement journey, the challenges that remain, and plans for future improvement.”

ACE school Tiverton words overlaying a photo of the river Exe inTiverton
11 May 2019

New special school places

New ACE Tiverton School will open in September 2019 following a £4.2m investment, offering 70 places for secondary aged pupils with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ACE).

Toddler playing in the woods
10 May 2019

Children’s services from Virgin Care now integrated to Devon County Council

Welcoming new staff from Children’s Community Health and Wellbeing Services from Public Health Nursing, Portage, ROVICs and Children’s Homes.

Councillor James McInnes, Devon County Council
8 May 2019

Devon’s Deputy Leader calls for more cash for schools and special education

Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Damian Hinds on behalf of all the political parties on the council calling for more money for education.

Young woman facing the trees with her back to you
11 April 2019

Edge of Care

By providing timely and creative support to meet the complex needs of young people and their families and to prevent care being needed. Parents will be supported to engage in appropriate interventions.

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18 March 2019

Bounce Back – a new restorative justice project

The Devon Youth Offending Service (YOS) project is to prevent the criminalisation of children in care.


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