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Poor Prevent training leads teachers in England to refer unnecessarily

Figures released from the National Police Chiefs’ Council reveal that a total of 3,994 people in England and Wales were referred to the de-radicalisation programme known as Channel in 2015, and that one third of these referrals were made by teachers. Meanwhile, the total number of referrals made to Prevent in Scotland during 2015 was…

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Child Protection in the Equestrian sector

Do you work or volunteer with horses and children? If so do you know what your responsibilities are in regards to the care and protection of the children you come into contact with? Our specific training courses for equestrian volunteers and professionals have been developed in association with the British Equestrian Federation and are in line…

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Working with children? Is your safeguarding training up to date?

If you work with children, it’s imperative that you and your staff receive regular and updated safeguarding training. We have a range of online courses, which can be taken anywhere and anytime – all you need is access to a screen and the internet. We even offer e-safety courses so you can also help safeguard…

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Training Renewals Reminders

If your child protection or e-safety training is up for renewal soon, don’t panic. We will send you an email to let you know exactly when your training and certifications expire. It’s incredibly easy to buy new training credits or to renew your unlimited licence. If you would like to have a chat with us…

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Running holiday clubs over the Christmas break?

If you are running a holiday club over the Christmas break and haven’t yet sorted your child protection, don’t worry. In little over an hour, you can register, pay and complete one of our child protection courses. Our courses are designed to fit around busy schedules, whilst still retaining the rigour of training required. If…

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New regulations for children’s homes to raise expectations and aspirations

New government proposals are in place to raise expectations and aspirations in children’s homes. The proposed standards, due to come into place in April 2015, contain 9 quality standards designed to place emphasis upon supporting children in homes in order for them to achieve. Staff in homes are expected to work closely with teachers and…

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Changes to how you become a childminder

Applications to become a childcare provider or childminder have now changed to online applications, with many of the old forms no longer available to download and complete off line. The forms required to register as a childminder are available at www.ofsted.gov.uk If you need safeguarding training we have a convenient online course available written specifically for  Childminders

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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is when a child or young person is tormented, threatened, harassed, humiliated, embarrassed or otherwise targeted by another child or young person using the Internet or other technology such as gaming devices or mobile phones. Some key points about cyberbullying: Children and young people cyberbully for many reasons including peer pressure, because it is…

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Childminders – is your safeguarding training up-to-date?

We know it can be difficult for busy childminders and childcare workers to find time to do training.  This is why we have developed a specific online course for this sector.  Written in partnership with a leading Childminding Association and in line with the latest government guidelines the course seems to be just what childcare workers…

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What is Safeguarding?

Below is a short extract from our Introduction to Child Protection course: Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children is defined as: protecting children from maltreatment; preventing impairment of children’s health or development; ensuring that children are growing up in circumstances consistent with the provision of safe and effective care; and taking action to enable…

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