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Through our news items we aim to keep Devon schools abreast of educational matters, both local and national. Find our most recent news items below, use our archvive to access older news items, or view our newsletters or academy newsletter using the menu to the right.

Academies Planning Calendar 2018 – 2019

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) has produced a planning calendar for academies. This document provides a summary of key dates about ESFA activities for the 2018 to 2019 academic year that relate to academy funding, finance and trust ...

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Posted: 19th Jul 2018

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Working together to safeguard children 2018

This updated guidance has now been published and the 2018 version replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps to explain how to move to the new arrangements. The new guidance follows a government consultation, launched in October ...

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Posted: 18th Jul 2018

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Decision awaited on teachers’ pay

The School Teachers Review Body (STRB) submitted its report to the Secretary of State in May 2018 and a decision on the pay increase for teachers is still awaited. The government says it is still considering carefully the recommendations and its ...

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Posted: 17th Jul 2018

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NGA Termly Bulletin – Summer 2018

The National Governance Association (NGA) provide a termly bulletin to the Devon Association of Governance (DAG) to forward to its members The focus of this bulletin is to update governors and trustees about key developments in school governance ...

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Posted: 16th Jul 2018

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