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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.

Graham Hill outside the college, head Pilton Community College
21 June 2019

New head’s improvements win backing from inspectors

The new headteacher of a North Devon secondary school has won the strong support of independent inspectors for the improvements he is making to students’ education.

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.

Girl looking away from camera with blonde hair in a dark street during the day
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.

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.

VOYC Devon logo for training
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.

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.


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