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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

Devon Schools Funding Consultation Update

Booking is now open for the 2020-21 Devon School Funding Consultation Meetings. This is the third year of the National Funding Formula (NFF) “soft” formula arrangements. In 2020-21, as in previous years, local authorities will continue to set ...

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Posted: 23rd Sep 2019

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Ofsted moves away from homework

Ofsted have removed all references to homework from their inspection framework introduced at the start of this term. Tes (Times Educational Supplement) report that a spokesperson for the inspectorate said: “We have not included homework in ...

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Posted: 19th Sep 2019

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