Devon’s new Chief Officer for Children’s Services, Melissa Caslake, will start with the County Council on 1 February 2021.
DiAS have published updated resources and information for parents about school and education during this lockdown.
With TailfeatherTV, children can explore and engage with fun topics through dance, singing, signing, learning, and playing.
Both the Oxford vaccine and the Pfizer vaccine are now in use in Devon, while large vaccination sites across England are starting to open.
Trading Standards has issued a warning about fake texts offering a COVID-19 vaccine in an attempt to steal bank details.
Extra funding is being provided to support schools to provide food parcels or meals to children who are eligible for free school meals.
The Government is providing extra laptops and tablets to support children who do not already have access to a device for remote learning.
GCSEs and A and AS Level exams will not go ahead this summer, with some form of teacher-assessed grading to be used instead.
A new SLCN awareness training event for staff working with children and young people in education settings is taking place on 3 February.
An autism training course providing practical support and resources for school leaders is starting this January.