Interests: School Business Management / Administration

Week of: 18 September 2017 - 24 September 2017

Get Information About Schools – New EduBase

As you may be aware the Department for Education has closed its EduBase site and has replaced it with Get Information About Schools (GIAS). This is the new register of schools and colleges in England where individuals can search for information on establishments, establishment groups or governors.  

Finance Masterclass: Securing Efficiencies in a Changing Landscape – Tuesday 17 October 2017

This masterclass provides an update on the future of education funding and how schools and academies can prepare for the changes ahead. Keynote sessions will focus on how to plan for the future, by producing robust medium and long term financial plans, along with a case study from an existing academy on how they successfully […]

Reminder: Medication Information regarding pupils

There has been a recent incident in one of our schools where vital medical information regarding a pupil had not been passed on to all staff. This made a medical emergency more difficult to deal with than it needed to be, both for the pupil and the member of staff dealing with the emergency. Please […]

Health and Safety training booking

After a recent review of DCC’s central course booking systems, the current system, Zipporah, will be discontinued for all DCC-delivered courses. This includes all courses delivered by Devon Health and Safety service. All course training and course bookings will go through DEL Digital Learning. The change will be happening on the 23 October. Please see guidance document via […]

Devon Education Fund

Do you have a project that needs additional funding? Financed through benefits received from the Joint Venture between DCC and Babcock, this fund opens up opportunities for schools, organisations and educational projects to generate new ideas and approached to improve the lives of children and young people.

National Childhood Measurement Programme 2017/18 Reception and Year 6

A letter to Headteachers explaining the programme, and leaflets and a copy of the parental letter can be viewed via the link below. Copies will also arrive in the post shortly. DCC has a duty to ensure all parents/carers receive a letter, giving opportunity to request results or opt out.    

19 September 2017

School Census Bulletin – Autumn 2017 (2)

As you will be aware, the statutory School Census for the Autumn term will take place on Thursday 5th October. As per our previous communication we strongly advise that schools prepare for the School Census by ensuring that pupil databases are up-to-date and the relevant systems/accesses are in place. We also recommend that you carry […]

18 September 2017

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."