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5 July 2019

NSPCC – How safe are our children?

The NSPCC has published its annual How safe are our children? report. This year the report focuses on online child abuse.

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2 July 2019

SEND and Early Help survey

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

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24 June 2019

VOYC – Group 2 Awareness in Safeguarding Training

This course gives those working with children a greater understanding of the child protection identification, responding, recording and reporting processes.

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.

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11 June 2019

Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel: first national review

The Panel will visit Devon and talk to the key people involved in one specific case looking at adolescents and criminal exploitation. 

Jackie Colby
10 June 2019

Getting to know… Jackie Colby

Juggling a busy day job as Safeguarding Lead for the Devon Children and Families Partnership (DCFP), alongside being a reservist, is a challenge Jackie Colby relishes.

Forced marriage is illegal in the UK. Read more about forced marriage.
10 June 2019

Forced Marriage – You have the right to choose

We are raising awareness of forced marriages. Everyone has the right to choose who they marry, when they marry or if they marry at all. Forced marriage is illegal in the UK.

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10 June 2019

VOYC Safer Recruitment Training

Specifically aimed at community organisations covering DBS checks, staff induction, supervision and appraisal, legislation and policy reporting concerns.

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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.

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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.”


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