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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.

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.

10 June 2019

Carers’ Week: Monday 10 June – Sunday 16 June 2019

It’s Carers’ Week, 10-16 June, with events planned across the county supporting carers to get connected in their communities.

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.”

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8 May 2019

Who will you nominate for excellence in social work?

We’re very proud of the fantastic work our social workers do here in Devon and we would like to encourage nominations across all categories for this year’s Social Worker of the Year Awards.

Words from poster: Exploitation is happening in Devon
28 February 2019

Launch of online toolkit to help tackle exploitation

The toolkit will help frontline colleagues learn about, identify and report exploitation happening in Devon and the surrounding area.

Devon County Council's Chief Executive, Phil Norrey and Leader, Cllr John Hart welcome social work staff to the celebration event.
19 February 2019

Celebrating Devon’s workers at the 2018 Social Worker of the Year awards

Children’s Services celebrated the achievements of Devon’s social workers and team managers who were nominated in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018.

Group of young children sitting down facing the camera
29 January 2019

Young carers goes the extra mile, literally

Young Carers, and staff at Devon Young Carers, are running a marathon, the full 26.2 miles, to raise awareness of the vital role that young carers have in the care of others.


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