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Online Safety: Sexting and the Dangers of Social Media

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“Once on the internet, always on the internet,” is an ideal warning to keep in mind when it comes to approaching the topic of sexting and social media with children and young adults. Sexting is on the rise and so are the dangers of sexting, so how can we educate our children to protect themselves…

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Sports and Leisure Safeguarding Training

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Now that British summertime has well and truly arrived, it’s easy to forget about the “boring” tasks in favour of spending time in the sun, especially if you’re fortunate enough to work outdoors in the sports and leisure industry. But before you brush aside your sports and leisure safeguarding training responsibilities, make sure you read…

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How often should you refresh Childminders safeguarding training?

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Childminders safeguarding training is an essential part of professional development, and it’s a legal duty that Ofsted will want evidence of during inspection. So, exactly how often should Childminders update their safeguarding training? Childminders safeguarding training We all know there’s no feeling worse than realizing you’re behind on paperwork, but when it comes to professional…

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Safeguarding training for Nannies – a legal requirement

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It’s a legal duty for everyone who works with or around children in the United Kingdom to have verifiable safeguarding training, but how often should Nannies be refreshing their safeguarding knowledge? Safeguarding Training for Nannies It’s important to know for sure that your children are in safe hands when you’re not around. As parents, carers,…

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Keeping Children Safe in Education: How to make sure your staff have read it

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Keeping Children Safe in Education is essential reading for all staff who work in a school or education environment, but how can we be sure everyone is reading and retaining the information found in this statutory guidance? The Child Protection Company has an excellent solution for schools who want to take safeguarding seriously. What is…

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Did Not Attend vs. Was Not Brought: Dental Safeguarding

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How do you keep a focus on children and vulnerable adults rather than parents and carers when it comes to missed appointments and dental safeguarding? Maintaining a Child Focus It is important to maintain a child focus in any safeguarding investigation, or indeed, at any point in your career where you may have concerns about…

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Is Prevent training still relevant in 2019?

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If you work in an education setting, you have a duty to complete regular Prevent training to ensure your knowledge of the Prevent Duty and the steps you can take to prevent radicalisation and extremism is current and in line with the latest government guidance. But just how relevant is the Prevent Duty in 2019?…

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What training do I need to work in a stables? (Equestrian safeguarding training advice)

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Whether you’re interested in a career change or already work in a stables, equestrian safeguarding training should be top of your list of priorities when it comes to professional development—and here’s why. What is equestrian safeguarding training? Every role that brings professionals or volunteers into contact with children, young adults, or vulnerable adults requires a…

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Online Safety Training: What do I need to know?

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Ofsted have been inspecting online safety in their review of schools’ safeguarding arrangements since 2012, so it’s absolutely necessary for you to have an online safety training certificate if you work in education, no matter what your role is. What is online safety training? An online safety training course like our verifiable e-Safety Training or…

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Dental safeguarding training and the signs of domestic abuse

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Over 80% of women experiencing domestic abuse in the United Kingdom will seek help from a healthcare professional, so as a member of the dental team, how can dental safeguarding training help you to deliver effective safeguarding care to an individual in need? The importance of dental safeguarding training Here at the Child Protection Company,…

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