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Ensuring high-quality early years, childcare and children’s centre provision is available for children in Devon.

Early years and childcare is a dynamic and vitally important sector which needs to be able to attract high-quality staff at all levels.

Devon Early Years and Childcare Service support the sector with information on safeguarding, finance, sustainability, childcare funding, recruitment and retention of staff.

The Service also provides training to the frontline practitioners, childcare in schools and much more.

There are various roles within the Early Years and Childcare Service to ensure that there is sufficient good quality provision available in Devon. These include:

  • early years administration and helpdesk
  • data analysts
  • early years and childcare advisers
  • children’s centre adviser
  • research and evaluation team.

Watch the video below to find out more about early years and childcare.

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