Feelin’ Groovy? Maybe not in these unusual times but the lyric from Simon and Garfunkel’s hit song is quite apt for those of us now ‘enjoying’ video calls and training sessions as part of our daily lives. As well as using the major video platforms to communicate with each other and our client base, we’ve…

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schools safeguarding training

Following the 20th March school closure announcement – that wasn’t actually a full closure for many schools- the DfE published safeguarding guidance on 27th March. On 20th May DfE updated their guidance as primary schools were expected to begin a phased reopening to pupils from Reception, Year 1 and Year 6 from 1st June. Despite…

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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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online safety training

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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online safeguarding training

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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schools safeguarding training

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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safeguarding training

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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safeguarding training

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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safeguarding training

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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