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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.

Short of time and need to know?

Have you had a look at the DAG Busy Governor and Clerk Guides recently? These guides provide a short summary of key topics to support governors, trustees and clerks to be effective. The guides, developed by governors, trustees and clerks can be ...

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Posted: 21st Mar 2019

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DAG NEEDS YOU!

Your Devon Association of Governance (DAG) needs volunteers to fill vacancies on important decision-making bodies such as The Devon Education (Schools) Forum (DEF) and its current standing committees and groups. The vacancies we have are for: ...

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Posted: 20th Mar 2019

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Schools Funding and the Spending Review

During a recent interview for a BBC programme Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, blamed the “skewed distribution” of money between schools for many of the concerns about funding. When challenged about funding pressures that have seen ...

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Posted: 19th Mar 2019

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Ofsted’s New Framework – early feedback

With just under a month left until the Ofsted education inspection framework consultation closes. Early feedback from Ofsted has been published. They have had over 4,500 responses so far, but the consultation doesn’t end until 5 April so ...

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Posted: 18th Mar 2019

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