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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.

Deals for Schools

The Schools Commercial Team (SCT) within the Department for Education (DfE) has reviewed a wide range of deals for schools. These deals have been assessed for compliance with procurement regulations, ease of use, suitability and value for money ...

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Posted: 21st Nov 2018

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Joint letter to all school leaders including headteachers and governing boards

Sam Henson, Director of Policy and Information at the National Governance Association has written an article in Schools Week on communication between trustees and local boards or committees within MATs. He believes that it is vital to develop good ...

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Posted: 20th Nov 2018

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Joint letter to all school leaders including headteachers and governing boards

The Department for Education, Ofsted, teaching Unions and the NGA have joined forces to write to school leaders and governors about reducing teacher workload. They say: “None of us wants staff in schools to feel like they are drowning in ...

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Posted: 19th Nov 2018

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School Improvement Support

The Department for Education (DfE) has just announced funded support for schools identified as coasting or below the floor standards, but not judged ‘inadequate’ by Ofsted. All eligible schools will be offered up to 3 days of free advice from ...

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Posted: 15th Nov 2018

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