News from NSPCC Learning


Protecting 16-and 17-year-olds from sexual abuse

Type: News

Government to close loophole which allows sports coaches and faith leaders to engage in sexual activity with 16 and 17-year-olds in their care.

Apr 09 2021

Helpline for people who have experienced sexual abuse in education settings launched

Type: News

The NSPCC has launched a dedicated helpline for children who have experienced abuse at school, and for adults and professionals that need support and guidance.

Apr 01 2021

Working virtually to support children and families

Type: COVID

We've taken findings from our roundtable in Wales and a range of other evidence to develop best practice for you to use when undertaking child protection work virtually, including some of the benefits and challenges you need to consider.

Mar 23 2021

How Safe 2021 conference

Type: Event

Our How Safe 2021 conference focused on safeguarding throughout childhood and adolescence. Find out more about what happened at the event and the key highlights.

Mar 18 2021

How Safe 2021 conference - here's what you missed

Type: News

Read the highlights of the NSPCC's safeguarding conference How Safe 2021, which brought together safeguarding professionals from a range of different sectors for two days of inspirational and informative talks.

Mar 08 2021

Coronavirus: transitioning back to school

Type: COVID

Safeguarding and child protection considerations for schools as social distancing measures are lifted following the coronavirus lockdown. 

Mar 03 2021

Podcast: building children and young people's digital resilience

Type: Podcast

Learn about creating safer online experiences for children and young people, building their digital resilience and encouraging positive behaviour online.

Feb 22 2021

Home Office supports NSPCC to offer free child sexual abuse recovery training for local safeguarding partners

Type: News

Learn more about the CSA recovery services we offer, and how we've partnered with the Home Office to provide free CSA training and support for local safeguarding partners.

Feb 01 2021

Podcast: how can volunteers support vulnerable families?

Type: Podcast

We explore the services volunteers provide to vulnerable families as well as what current research evidence says about involving volunteers in service delivery and the impact of this.

Jan 25 2021

“Harm doesn’t stop at 18”: Dez Holmes talks to us ahead of How Safe 2021

Type: Blog

We invited Dez Holmes, the Director of Research in Practice, for a short interview to talk about adolescent safeguarding and what we can do to help young people be safe.

Jan 21 2021