News from NSPCC Learning

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 24 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

Thinking creatively to safeguard d/Deaf and disabled children and young people

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We need to find more creative ways to empower and support d/Deaf and disabled children and young people, so we can better protect them and prevent abuse.

Mar 27 2019

Taking "online" out of online safety

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Keeping children safe online is just about keeping children safe. And that's something teachers are already highly skilled at, says NSPCC's Laura Randall. 

Mar 20 2019

Helping school governors keep children safe

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How can governors feel confident in challenging schools on safeguarding matters? Ali Brown shares her own experiences to help school governors keep children safe.

Mar 13 2019
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