News from NSPCC Learning

Managing safeguarding risks when planning activities

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Learn how to assess and manage safeguarding risks when running activities and events. Including practical steps, what to ask and how to respond to concerns.

Oct 14 2019

Grooming is often discovered not disclosed - so how can teachers spot the signs?

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How can we empower teachers and other school staff to make sure they can spot the signs of grooming and take action where required? Laura Randall discusses the issues.

May 15 2019

Using safer recruitment principles to give staff the best start

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Safer recruitment is a continuous process. By incorporating safeguarding practices into your new staff's induction you can be confident you're empowering them in keeping children safe.

May 08 2019

Safer recruitment - it's a win-win situation

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In this blog we discuss how following safer recruitment practices not only safeguards the children and young people in your school but helps you attract the best candidates.

May 01 2019

Exploring emotions and relationships with young people with SEND

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Sex and relationships can be a scary and confusing subject for young people with SEND, but the NSPCC's Love Life materials can help teachers address the issues.

Apr 25 2019

Working together with organisations to protect children and prevent abuse

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The NSPCC child protection consultancy team discuss how they work collaboratively with and provide support to organisations to help them keep children safe. 

Apr 17 2019

How do teachers learn to prevent abuse?

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Teachers need professional development that supports them in delivering sensitive subjects. In our latest blog, Aisling McElearney discusses NSPCC's research into what works.

Apr 10 2019

Is this "normal"? Understanding children's sexual behaviours

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How can we support teachers in assessing and managing children displaying problematic or harmful sexual behaviour in schools? 

Apr 03 2019

Equipping teachers to better respond to disclosures of abuse and neglect

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How can we equip professionals to better notice, listen, hear and support a child when they disclose abuse or neglect? Helen Baker and Pam Miller explore the issues.

Apr 02 2019

Putting safeguarding at the heart of relationships and sex education

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Teaching about healthy relationships is essential to safeguarding children but it can be a sensitive topic. Kay Joel and Craig Keady explore the issues.

Apr 02 2019
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