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Posts Tagged ‘safeguarding schools’

What is a Designated Safeguarding Lead?

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Everyone has a role to play when it comes to safeguarding, but what role should the designated safeguarding lead person play in protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults in your organization?   What is a designated safeguarding lead person?  While every member of staff in a school, college or education setting should be…

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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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Need child protection courses?

Do all your staff have up to date child protection training? Ensuring that all your staff have up to date child protection training can sometimes be tricky.  Even if you’ve delivered safeguarding training at the start of the academic year, it’s still quite possible that members of staff – particularly  new starters – will have missed…

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Top 10 safeguarding questions for Head Teachers…

If you work in a school or education setting how can you be sure that all the necessary safeguarding requirements are being fulfilled?  Assured Safeguarding Leaders in schools and early years settings, a booklet produced in the East Midlands by safeguarding leads and the Strategic Health Authority, poses questions to help leaders to reflect on…

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