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Welcome to DAG

The Devon Association of Governance (DAG) is the association of school governing bodies in the Devon Local Authority (LA) geographical area with over 4000 members.

DAG membership is free and automatic for any school governors, trustees and similar school governance volunteers together with clerks in a governing board within the Devon LA, whether Maintained school, Academy or with another designation.

However, each individual is required to manually register in this website to access its resources, read news articles and receive the automatic e-newsletter.

DAG associate membership is available for schools outside the Devon LA geographical area.

The DAG Annual Conference will be on Saturday 9th November 2019, 9.00 a.m. at County Hall, Exeter and will examine key educational themes and consider ‘Governance in a Changing Framework’. This free conference offers an opportunity to hear from leading organisations and expert practitioners on key themes including the curriculum within the new Ofsted Framework and improving social mobility. To register your place click here.

Feel free to browse the website and contact DAG with any enquiries or feedback.

Latest News

The role of trustees following Wakefield City Academy Trust failure

A national leader of governance, Martin Matthews has written an article for Schools Week asking what happens to the trustees following a trust failure. He suggests that the deeper scandal of Wakefield City Academy Trust is that it could all too ...

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Posted: 17th Oct 2019

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Engaging parents with relationships education policy in Primary Schools

A guide for primary headteachers setting out why they must engage parents on their school's relationships education policy and tips on how to do so has just been published. From September 2020, relationships education will be compulsory for ...

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Posted: 16th Oct 2019

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