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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 archive to access older news items, or view our regular newsletters using the menu to the right.

Data protection for education providers

All education providers will be a data controller or data processor and need to prepare for changes whilst the UK leaves the EU. GDPR will be brought into UK law and the Information Commissioner will remain the UK’s independent ...

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Posted: 13th Feb 2020

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A bill designed to cut the cost of school uniforms in England

Mike Amesbury, MP has presented the draft legislation to strengthen existing guidance encouraging schools to keep uniform costs down. The bill, whose details have yet to be finalised, is called the ‘Education guidance about costs of school ...

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Posted: 12th Feb 2020

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Benchmarking your school’s performance

Do you use the Department for Education benchmarking service on the ‘Find and compare schools in England’ website? This site is accessible to the public and it is worthwhile considering if all the governors within your board know what ...

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Posted: 11th Feb 2020

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Governors required for the Devon Education Forum

The Devon Association of Governors (DAG) has the following vacancies on this important forum. The Devon Education Forum (DEF) is made up of representatives from schools and academies, but with some representation from other non-school ...

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Posted: 10th Feb 2020

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