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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 parental…

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Online Safeguarding Courses

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… And with ever tighter restrictions meaning children and vulnerable adults are less visible right now, it’s more important than ever that your training is…

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The Holidays The holiday season can be a lonely time of year for the most vulnerable people in our society. While others are out celebrating with mulled wine and mince pies or snuggling up under cosy blankets to watch the Christmas special of their favourite sitcom, others in more vulnerable positions are much less fortunate.…

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safeguarding training

If you work in an education setting, you have a duty to complete regular Prevent training to ensure your knowledge of the Prevent Duty and the steps you can take to prevent radicalisation and extremism is current and in line with the latest government guidance. But just how relevant is the Prevent Duty in 2020?…

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safeguarding training

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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safeguarding training

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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safeguarding training

When it comes to safeguarding training and the law, it’s always better to be safe than sorry. But is there any way you can be prosecuted for not having safeguarding training in the United Kingdom? What is safeguarding training? You might be familiar with safeguarding training already if you’ve ever worked in close contact with…

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female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a huge child protection concern that we all need to be aware of year-round, but why is it especially important to keep your safeguarding training around this issue in mind during the summertime? What is female genital mutilation? You might have already heard of female genital mutilation. Many professionals shorten…

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safeguarding training

Every teacher in the United Kingdom is required by law to complete safeguarding training and to regularly refresh their certificates and the COVID-19 lockdown hasn’t changed that. This rule doesn’t only to teachers, but to all staff who work in a school setting, including admin staff, caretakers, senior leadership teams, governors, and even work experience…

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An estimated 10 per cent of children aged 5 to 16 years suffer from ill mental health in the United Kingdom. Like adults, children can display a range of mental health issues, from depression and conduct disorders, to hyperactivity and post-traumatic stress disorder. Managing these problems can often be just as difficult for children as…

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