Do safeguarding training certificates expire?

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Your safeguarding training certificate is one of the most important pieces of paperwork you need to keep up to date with as a professional, so what are some of the easiest ways you can ensure your safeguarding training never expires? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training is also known as child protection training and it…

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) – Know the signs

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Female genital mutilation (commonly referred to as FGM) is a form of child abuse that involves partial or total removal of the external female genitalia for non-medical reasons. The practice is common in many cultures, with the largest number of reported cases occurring in African countries such as Egypt, Somalia and Sierra Leone. However, FGM…

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Why Taxi Drivers Need Safeguarding Training

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You might think that safeguarding training is only important for people who work directly with children, young adults, and vulnerable people, but it’s actually very important to have a safeguarding certificate even if your job doesn’t always involve this. A perfect example of an industry where safeguarding training is very important but often overlooked would…

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Ofsted releases changes to its Early Years Compliance Handbook

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May 2018 Ofsted has released a list of changes to its Early Years Compliance Handbook, the publication which details their approach to enforcement work in the event that an Early Years provider is not meeting their statutory requirements. “This handbook sets out Ofsted’s policy and approach to its compliance and enforcement work for providers who…

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