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Why do equestrians need safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding is an essential topic for all equestrians who work with children and/or vulnerable adults, but why exactly is equestrian safeguarding training necessary? Straight from the horse’s mouth… What’s that old saying again? “Never work with children or animals…” Well, if you work in a riding school or equestrian centre, it’s likely that you work…

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Where can I take vulnerable adults safeguarding training?

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Vulnerable adults safeguarding training is a legal requirement for many professionals across the United Kingdom, but with so many online and face-to-face training options available, how do you find a course that is suitable for your role? What is vulnerable adults safeguarding training? You might have heard of safeguarding training in relation to child protection…

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Online Safety Training: Tips for Teachers

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When it comes to online safety training, if you’re feeling frustrated with how quickly online trends appear and pose new risks to your students, we’ve got some handy tips for teachers to set you on the right track. With the release of every new app, trend, or game, online safety training becomes even more important……

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What is the difference between child protection training and safeguarding training?

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Child protection training or safeguarding training? Aren’t the two the same? Well, yes…and no. The answer’s a little more complicated than that. Fortunately, if you want to know the difference between child protection and safeguarding, we’ve got you covered. What is safeguarding training? As one of the leading providers of online safeguarding training in the…

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Do safeguarding training certificates expire?

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Your safeguarding training certificate is one of the most important pieces of paperwork you need to keep up to date with as a professional, so what are some of the easiest ways you can ensure your safeguarding training never expires? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training is also known as child protection training and it…

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What is a DBS check?

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If you want to work with children or vulnerable adults, you probably need a DBS check, but is it even possible to apply for a DBS check as an individual? Read our handy guide to DBS checks in 2019 right here… What is a DBS check? Even if you think you’ve never heard of them…

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2019/20 Academic Year: Are you up to date with schools safeguarding training?

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September arrives along with the excitement of a new academic year, but before you settle back into routine, are you sure you’re up to date with this year’s important safeguarding changes? While we’re at it, when was the last time you took a schools safeguarding training course…? Back to School September 2019/20 The summer holidays…

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What do I need to know about schools safeguarding training?

schools safeguarding training

Schools safeguarding training courses are a legal requirement for every member of staff, but what else do you need to know about safeguarding in addition to your regular training? What is schools safeguarding training? There are a whole lot of different ways to take safeguarding training if you work in a school, pre-school, or college…

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Online safety is not a new concern – The roots of online safety.

Online safety

“As adults, we instinctively know how to protect our children offline, we often assume that their greater technological expertise will ensure they can look after themselves online, but knowledge is not the same as wisdom.” Tanya Byron, 2008 The issues surrounding online safety were given notable recognition in 2008 by Professor Tanya Byron in her…

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Do I need safeguarding training to work in a school?

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Safeguarding training teaches you to protect the welfare of children and vulnerable people, so it’s incredibly important to have an up to date safeguarding certificate if you work in a school. But is training the only factor you need to consider when it comes to effective safeguarding in a school? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding…

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