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Learn Devon learners supporting local businesses in Kingsbridge

A unique project has been launched by Learn Devon to support traders in Kingsbridge while teaching digital and work skills to their learners with learning disabilities

Posted on: 29 April 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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Half a million pounds worth of supermarket vouchers to help families buy food over the Easter holidays

Families of more than 16,000 pupils currently receiving free school meals have automatically been sent the vouchers to help them buy food over two week holiday to replace the meals their child would have received at school during term-time.

Posted on: 25 March 2021 | Posted in: Community
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Support for return to school in Devon

A special fund has been set up by Devon County Council to support children having difficulties returning to school. The £1.9 million fund is being financed with Government cash to tackle the effects of the pandemic.

Posted on: 25 March 2021 | Posted in: Education
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Schools adapted quickly, shifting focus to remote learning

Schools and colleges across Devon, over the space of just a few days last March, shifted their focus from learning face to face in the classroom, to a model of remote learning, via Teams, Zoom or other online learning platforms.

Posted on: 22 March 2021 | Posted in: Education
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High attendance in Devon schools

More than 95 per cent of children were back in school in Devon at the end of last week.

Posted on: 16 March 2021 | Posted in: Education

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