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Posts Tagged ‘child protection legislation’

Children and Families Act 2014

The new Children and Families Act 2014 gained royal accent in March 2014 and will start to be implemented over the coming months. This new Act will give greater protection to vulnerable children, better support for children whose parents are separating, a new system to help children with SEN and disabilities, and help for parents to…

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New statutory guidance for schools – what staff need to know

Keeping Children Safe in Education (April 2014) was published earlier this month as a new statutory guidance document  setting out what schools and colleges must do to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18. It is accompanied by an eight page quick reference document for all school and…

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Child protection – best practices

The International Center for Missing & Exploited Children has produced a comprehensive document entitled Child Protection Model Law.  The document has been produced following extensive work with international child protection expert and incorporates the law and best practice of 68 countries.  It highlights the best practices, from around the world, in the protection of children from neglect,…

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