Posts Tagged ‘safeguarding in education’
Safeguarding Training on School Trips
Whether a parent or volunteer, do helpers who aren’t a member of school staff need safeguarding training to come along with your students on a school trip? Safeguarding training Every school in the United Kingdom has a legal duty to carry out DBS checks on all staff as part of their safer recruitment policy and…Read More
Do I need safeguarding training to work in an after-school club?
If you work in an after-school club, whether it’s on a school premises or privately run, you have a responsibility to safeguard the children in your care. However, are you required to have safeguarding training? Find out below… After-school clubs Running an after-school club is a huge responsibility, no matter what the age group of…Read More
What do I need to know about schools safeguarding training?
Schools safeguarding training courses are a legal requirement for every member of staff, but what else do you need to know about safeguarding in addition to your regular training? What is schools safeguarding training? There are a whole lot of different ways to take safeguarding training if you work in a school, pre-school, or college…Read More
Safeguarding Tips for Supply Teachers
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…Read More
What is Level 1 Safeguarding Training?
Do you know if you need Level 1 safeguarding training to work in your role? What is safeguarding training? Safeguarding training (also sometimes referred to as child protection training) has been a legal requirement for all professions that come into close contact with children and vulnerable adults for many years. Safeguarding is the process…Read More
What is a Designated Safeguarding Lead?
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? While every member of staff in a school, college or education setting should be up to…Read More
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…Read More
6 Steps to Successful Safeguarding in Schools
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…Read More
Prevent Duty Training
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? Every member of staff who works in a school or education setting in the United Kingdom, or who is employed or self-employed as a childcare provider,…Read More
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 roles,…Read More