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Do I need safeguarding training to work in a school?

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Safeguarding training teaches you to protect the welfare of children and vulnerable people, so it’s incredibly important to have an up to date safeguarding certificate if you work in a school. But is training the only factor you need to consider when it comes to effective safeguarding in a school? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding…

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Online Safety Training Tips for Parents

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Online safety training tips of the past might not be so relevant now. With children of all ages using the internet, parents need to be aware of online risks and how to help their children to protect themselves from harm. Our online safety tips for parents are sure to help. “A huge virtual playground…” If…

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Female Genital Mutilation – Safeguarding Training

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Female genital mutilation (FGM) is a huge child protection concern that we all need to be aware of year-round, but why is it especially important to keep your safeguarding training around this issue in mind during the summertime? What is female genital mutilation? You might have already heard of female genital mutilation. Many professionals shorten…

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Keeping Children Safe in Education: How to make sure your staff have read it

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Keeping Children Safe in Education is essential reading for all staff who work in a school or education environment, but how can we be sure everyone is reading and retaining the information found in this statutory guidance? The Child Protection Company has an excellent solution for schools who want to take safeguarding seriously. What is…

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Is Prevent training still relevant in 2019?

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If you work in an education setting, you have a duty to complete regular Prevent training to ensure your knowledge of the Prevent Duty and the steps you can take to prevent radicalisation and extremism is current and in line with the latest government guidance. But just how relevant is the Prevent Duty in 2019?…

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What training do I need to work in a stables? (Equestrian safeguarding training advice)

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Whether you’re interested in a career change or already work in a stables, equestrian safeguarding training should be top of your list of priorities when it comes to professional development—and here’s why. What is equestrian safeguarding training? Every role that brings professionals or volunteers into contact with children, young adults, or vulnerable adults requires a…

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How do you safeguard a child?

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Online safeguarding training forms an essential part of core training for many professions across a wide range of sectors. If you work with or around children and young adults under the age of 18, it’s highly likely you have a legal duty to safeguard their wellbeing…but how, exactly, do you do that? What is safeguarding?…

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How often should safeguarding adults training be updated?

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If you have a responsibility to take safeguarding adults training, how often do you need to update your certificate to stay in line with the current legislation and guidance?   What is safeguarding adults training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been a legal requirement for all professions that come…

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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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Safeguarding for Taxi Drivers

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The Department for Transport has issued new proposals that would mean all taxi drivers in the United Kingdom need to pass an enhanced DBS check. Here are just some of the reasons why safeguarding for taxi drivers is important.   What is an Enhanced DBS Check? You might already be familiar with DBS checks. They…

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