Bookstart Success in Devon

Devon recently held a Bookstart Corner Forum for Devon Children’s Centres and Library partners. Here is a message from Ashley Wyeth, Bookstart Regional Manager for South West and South East England:

Thank you again for hosting the Bookstart Corner Forum for Devon Children’s Centres and Library partners. It very clearly shows the depth of partnership working happening across the Authority and I’m always impressed by the standard of best practice sharing that comes from the Children’s Centres – from an external point of view it is really visible to me, how much of an impact all of your hard work makes to the families and children who access our resources and the outcomes that this achieves.

At BookTrust we are clear that in order for our resources to make the biggest impact our Local Authority partners must excel in three key areas – Delivery, Relationships and Fidelity.

It is very clear to me, and is reflected in our National thinking, that the work happening in Devon is of the highest standard; from your strong links with Libraries Unlimited to your innovative, engaging and fantastic work with the families themselves.

Thank you all for your hard work and engagement with our programmes – our Devon families, and especially those receiving targeted support, are lucky to have such wonderful practitioners