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What safeguarding training do teachers need under lockdown?

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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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Mental Health Awareness Week 2020

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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Online safety and the importance of safeguarding

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Let’s imagine you work as a teacher in a secondary school, and you overhear a fifteen-year-old student telling her friends that she has a new boyfriend. When her friends ask if it’s anyone they know, she tells them no, because she met the boy online. She then goes on to tell her friends that her…

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Can you take online safeguarding training instead of face-to-face?

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Safeguarding training is one of those things you simply can’t put off if you’re a professional working with children or vulnerable people in the United Kingdom. It’s important to make sure you never let your safeguarding training lapse and have arrangements in place to refresh your learning before your current certificate expires. With the current…

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Budget-Friendly Schools Safeguarding Training

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With the financial year coming to an end in April, this month is the last chance to use up your remaining school budget before it disappears. While many schools will undoubtedly be panic-buying stationery and supplies in bulk, only to find out later along the line that there’s nowhere to store the surplus, we’ve got…

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Do I need safeguarding training to start a business?

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Safeguarding training is an important feature of continuous professional development for individuals working in a variety of roles across the United Kingdom. From staff in schools to support workers in residential care homes and all healthcare professionals, a good knowledge of safeguarding is not only a useful skill but typically a legal requirement. If you’re…

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What should safeguarding training at work cover?

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If you work with children or vulnerable adults (or both) in the United Kingdom, you probably already know about safeguarding training. This essential topic is something that should be a high priority in your workplace, as it’s a legal requirement for you to refresh your professional safeguarding knowledge regularly so that you’re always up to…

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The benefits of online safety training if you work with children

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Do you feel there are more benefits to children using the internet than there are risks? Well, depending on your answer, you might not be alone. According to 2019 research carried out by Ofcom, fewer parents now feel that the benefits of their child using the internet outweigh the risks compared to research carried out…

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10 Common Signs of Abuse and Neglect

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Safeguarding training can teach you the most common signs of abuse and neglect as well as the various different forms of abuse that you need to be aware of in our society. Even if you don’t work with vulnerable people or children, it is still useful to know these signs because anyone can be a…

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When should I renew my safeguarding training?

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Safeguarding training is an essential requirement for anyone who works with children under the age of 18 and vulnerable adults in the United Kingdom. A variety of roles now require you to have safeguarding training by law, such as anyone who works as a teacher or a member of staff in education, healthcare staff, Childminders,…

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