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Meet Devon’s new Chief Officer and her Team

Meet Devon’s new Chief Officer and her Team

On Tuesday 23rd March 2021, Parent Carer Forum Devon hosted an opportunity for Parent Carers to meet Devon County Council's new Chief Officer for Children's Services and her team. Parent Carers had the opportunity to have conversations and to speak directly with:...

SEND Transformation Sessions

SEND Transformation Sessions

On 16th and 17th March 2021, Parent Carer Forum Devon hosted two open sessions so that parent carers could hear about SEND Transformation in Devon and share their views. We invited Helen Molteno who is the SEND Transformation Lead. First she described the SEND Vision...

SEND Education in Lockdown – Q&A Sessions

SEND Education in Lockdown – Q&A Sessions

On Wednesday 20th January Parent Carer Forum Devon hosted two Q&A sessions - - Morning Session - Evening Session Parent Carers were able to speak directly with professionals from Devon County Council, Babcock and Devon Schools Leadership Services: Julia Foster,...

December Digest

December Digest

Despite a global pandemic, 2020 has flown by for Parent Carer Forum Devon. We've been really busy but parent carers in Devon won't know about our work if we don't talk about it. So we thought it was high time for us to share a bit about what we've been up to this...

SEND Transformation at Devon County Council

SEND Transformation at Devon County Council

Parent Carer Forum Devon has been asked to share an open letter from Dawn Stabb (Head of Education and Learning) with parents and carers across Devon. The letter explains Phase 1 of the SEND Transformation. The Forum is pleased that the Local Authority have recognised...

Meetings with Leaders at Devon County Council

Meetings with Leaders at Devon County Council

In July 2020, Parent Carer Forum Devon hosted two online meetings between Parent Carers and leaders at Devon County Council - Jo Olsson (Chief Officer for Children's Services), Dawn Stabb (Head of Education and Learning), Julia Foster (SEND Senior Manager) and Helen...

What we’ve been up to

What we’ve been up to

  After a bit of a false start in September 2019, we really got going as a Forum in January 2020. The co-chairs have been making connections and meeting lots of new people. We’ve mapped health services across Devon and we’re working to connect with key people to...