Keeping Children Safe in Education. Everyone who works with children in schools needs to understand the new statutory guidance. We make it easy for you to do so!

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Really useful for schools to use as part of safeguarding induction...
B. Dubash, Head of Safeguarding and Vulnerable Groups

By David Paice

David is an education specialist, who has embraced digital transformation as a way of amplifying great teaching and learning practice and securing brighter futures for children and young people. He is a proud teacher by profession, and has been a Director of Education in Local Authorities as well as being a CEO of a multinational software company. David loves working on new, innovative and often disruptive projects that challenge the status quo and create a perpetual learner connection that unleashes awesome experiences for children and young people. He helps organisations see what learners and teachers need and deliver it, all at lower cost, with faster development times, and with greater impact on learner outcomes than anything that came before. You're in good hands!

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What will I learn?

Recognise abuse and exploitation faced by children

Understand safeguarding is "everyone's business"

Master what safeguarding means in practice

Appreciate the difference between child protection and safeguarding

Know how and where to get Early Help

Work with the Designated Safeguarding Lead

Engage confidently with external agencies

Be able to keep children and young people safe from harm

Keeping Children Safe in Education is statutory guidance that schools and colleges in England must have regard to it when carrying out their duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.

  • Governing bodies of maintained schools (including maintained nursery schools) and colleges;
  • Proprietors of independent schools (including academies, free schools and alternative provision academies) and non-maintained special schools. In the case of academies, free schools and alternative provision academies, the proprietor will be the academy trust; and
  • Management committees of pupil referral units (PRUs)

are asked to ensure that all staff in their school or college read at least Part one of the guidance. This is Part One!

This Learning Trunk covers...

  • FREE!
    An Introduction So, what's it all about?
  • A child centred approach We all have a role to play to keep children and young people safe
  • Staff roles How to raise concerns and the role of the DSL
  • What staff need to know Which documents and procedures do you need to be familiar with?
  • What to look out for What do the indicators of abuse and neglect look like?
  • Concerned about a child? What school and college staff should do if they have concerns about a child
  • Female Genital Mutilation What is the mandatory reporting duty for teachers?
  • Record keeping Understand the importance of keeping written records
  • Why's this important? It is key that children receive the right help at the right time
  • Concerned about staff? What school and college staff should do if they have concerns about another staff member who may pose a risk of harm to children
  • Concerned about practices? What school or college staff should do if they have concerns about safeguarding practices within the school or college
  • Indicators of abuse & neglect Safeguarding issues and that they are rarely standalone events...
  • Specific safeguarding issues What is peer on peer abuse and contextual safeguarding?
  • Get Ahead Building a stronger understanding of the challenges faced by schools

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