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27 March 2020

New domestic abuse campaign launched

Partner agencies across Devon and Cornwall are launching a campaign to raise awareness around domestic abuse and have warned that it may increase in the coming weeks due to the

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23 March 2020

All DCFP training and events cancelled

Due to the current Covid-19 situation, all training and events are cancelled until further notice. In order to be able to offer continual professional development opportunities, we are now working

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23 March 2020

FAQs about Coronavirus and its impact on schools

We understand that our residents and visitors may have concerns about Coronavirus and its impact on schools and families. As such, Devon County Council has created a page where you

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17 March 2020

Ensuring pupils on reduced timetables are accounted for

Following an inspection of DCC in early 2020, Ofsted have been clear to emphasise the safeguarding responsibility on schools for children who are not on a full timetable.

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17 March 2020

Ofsted ILACS report published

At the beginning of 2020, Ofsted carried out a three-week inspection of Children’s Services at Devon County Council. The report that accompanies this Inspection of Local Authority Children’s Services (ILACS)

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13 March 2020

Coronavirus – Info for providers of short breaks or placements

If you are a provider of placements or short breaks, by now you will no doubt have considered Covid-19 and the potential impact of this virus

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13 March 2020

Coronavirus – General information and advice

With the number of Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases increasing across the UK, we want to make sure that you’re up to date with all latest information and advice about the virus

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11 February 2020

Safer Devon releases video to combat online radicalisation

The Safer Devon Partnership has released a video to help combat radicalisation by highlighting the potential dangers of online gaming.

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30 January 2020

Devon celebrates Young Carers Awareness Day

“My mum was born without a thyroid gland.  She has learning difficulties and some physical problems, and she gets depressed.  Her problems have affected me and my sister in lots

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23 January 2020

Devon SEND e-Learning available now

A new Devon Special Educational Needs and Disabilities e-Learning module is now available. This short e-learning module is intended for all new and existing staff working in Devon. It has


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