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The 6 Principles of Safeguarding

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What are the 6 Principles of Safeguarding, and why do they matter in relation to safeguarding training across all age groups and in all settings?   The Care Act  In 2015, the UK government introduced a new legislation titled The Care Act 2014. The purpose of this document was to set forth the expectations and…

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Is safeguarding vulnerable adults important?

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Safeguarding is a term we all rightly associate with child protection, but are you aware of the need to place importance on safeguarding vulnerable adults, too? What exactly does this entail, and is it any different to safeguarding children?   What is safeguarding? Safeguarding refers to the processes and actions we take to promote the…

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Why are LSCBs changing, and what to?

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It’s likely that you already know Local Safeguarding Children Boards (LSCBs) are set to be replaced this year, but do you know why there’s no longer a need for LSCBs, what is going to replace them, and if these changes will affect your safeguarding training?   What is a Local Safeguarding Children Board?  If you…

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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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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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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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