New figures suggest that there are now more than 130,000 people in Devon who are carers, the figure having risen by half again because of the coronavirus pandemic. Worryingly though, just 21,000 of that number – roughly only one inaaa
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A radical plan to bring Devon’s school improvement services and support for special needs children back in-house has been approved.
Devon County Council’s deputy leader James McInnes has written to the Government outlining a number of changes to special needs education regulations which would save money whilst still providing high quality care for vulnerable children.
Devon County Council has been working with schools, colleges and transport operators to plan for the full return of students in September, following the school transport guidelines set up by The Department for Education (DfE)
All 1,575 babies born in Devon during the height of the lockdown, from March 1 to May 31, received a phone assessment and a community clinic appointment.
Devon County Council’s deputy leader and Cabinet member for schools, James McInnes, has written to Education Secretary Gavin Williamson asking him for much greater clarity on how the return to class will be achieved.