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New Year, New Safeguarding Course?

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Can you recall the last time you took a safeguarding course? If it’s been longer than 2 years, there’s a chance you might be at risk of failing your upcoming inspection…   Do safeguarding certificates have expiry dates? All verifiable safeguarding courses will give you a safeguarding certificate upon successful completion, so that you can…

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Online Safety Tips for Childminders and Nannies

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Children are using the internet at a younger age than ever before, so how can Childminders and Nannies keep up with their responsibilities for ensuring children’s safety in the online world as well as in real life? Is there even any difference between the two?   Online World vs. Real World One important thing we…

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Why do teachers need a Prevent course in 2019?

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As we move into 2019, does every teacher need a Prevent course, and does the Prevent Duty still have relevance in the classroom? Just how much focus should teachers in the UK place on this statutory government guidance?   What is the Prevent Duty? Every member of staff who works in a school or education…

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Unhappy Holidays…?

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for some. But if you’re a child going home for the holidays to abuse, the Christmas period can be a dark time. Safeguarding training teaches you how to spot the signs of child abuse and neglect, so that you can be a part of helping to keep the…

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E-Safety for Parents: Blocking Adult Content

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A social media site popular with teenagers is banning all pornographic content after the discovery of child sexual abuse material last month—but why is this content available on social media for kids, and how can e-safety for parents help us to keep our children safe from viewing explicit content?   Adult Content on Social Media …

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What do I need to know about e-safety for parents?

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At school and at home, and for kids of all ages, it’s really important to revisit the basics of online safety often. But aside from enabling parental controls on our home internet, what other e-safety for parents advice should we be aware of to keep our children safe online?   Do I need to enable…

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Why do I need to read Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018?

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All staff who work directly with children in schools and colleges in the United Kingdom have a responsibility to read Part 1 in addition to Annex A of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018. But do you understand exactly why you need to read this piece of statutory government guidance?   What is Keeping Children…

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How can Prevent Duty training help me in the classroom?

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The chances are, you’ve already heard of the Prevent Duty if you work in education in the United Kingdom, but have you ever taken a Prevent Duty training course? Here are 6 different ways that a Prevent course can help you in the classroom.   1. You will learn the reason why we have the…

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How can an online safeguarding course help me at work?

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Are you thinking of taking an online safeguarding course but you’re not sure how it will benefit you in the workplace? You’re not alone. Here’s some useful information about online safeguarding training to help you make your decision.   What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been…

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