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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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Online Prevent Course – 2018/19 Academic Year

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 In the 2018/19 academic year, the Prevent Duty is just as important as ever, so you need to be vigilant in ensuring your online prevent course is up to date with current information.   Preventing Radicalisation Radicalisation is a vital safeguarding topic that you need to know about, especially if you work in close contact…

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Is your safeguarding training up to date for the new academic year?

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We assume that the start of the 2018 intake year was the same as every year. You had everything perfectly planned and ready to go, then the gates opened on the first morning back and there was suddenly absolute chaos. Everything from staff illness through to a leaky roof in the annex probably happened, and…

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Level 2 Safeguarding Training for Schools

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A common question we get asked here at the Child Protection Company is whether or not we deliver Level 2 safeguarding training for schools. The answer is a little more complicated than yes or no…   Do I need level 2 safeguarding training for school staff? It is true that you need (at minimum) a…

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Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018 – Changes

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A piece of statutory government guidance for education staff is being updated in time for the new school term. Are you up to date with the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) 2018 changes?   What is Keeping Children Safe in Education 2018? Keeping Children Safe in Education (often shortened to KCSiE) is a piece…

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Ofsted Approved Safeguarding Training

Have you been told that you need Ofsted approved safeguarding training to meet the inspection requirements of your workplace? If so, you might have been told a lie…   Do I need Ofsted approved safeguarding training? It is true that you do need safeguarding training if you work with children or vulnerable adults. For many…

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What level of safeguarding training do I need to work in a school?

Safeguarding training is an essential part of continuous professional development for every member of staff who works in a school setting in the United Kingdom. It doesn’t really matter what role you have – whether you’re teaching part-time, working in the admin offices, or locking the gates at the end of the day, you are…

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6 Steps to Successful Safeguarding in Schools

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It goes without saying that safeguarding is an important and essential topic in any school environment, and every member of staff should be equally invested in promoting the safety and welfare of the students. Here are our 6 steps to successful safeguarding in schools: (1) Create a comprehensive safeguarding policy Every school setting should have…

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Safeguarding Tips for Supply Teachers

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Supply teachers face unique difficulties with regards to safeguarding and being falsely accused. Working in a supply role often means that teachers don’t have much opportunity to establish a professional relationship with the children in their classroom, and as a result of this, everything from their sense of humour to the topics they discuss can…

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Single Central Registers: What to Include?

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A single central register should be used by every school to keep track of recruitment. The single central register should hold record of DBS (formerly known as CRB) checks, as well as qualification checks, safeguarding training checks, eligibility to work in the UK, and identity checks. To ensure that your organisation’s single central register is…

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