Our briefing summarises changes to the Keeping children safe in education government guidance updated in 2019 and 2020 by the Department for Education (DfE).
As of September 2020, schools in England must follow the 2020 edition of Keeping children safe in education. The guidance includes changes in the following areas:
The 2019 edition included additional updates in the following areas:
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Department for Education (2019) Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges. London: Department for Education.
Department for Education (2020) Keeping children safe in education: statutory guidance for schools and colleges. London: Department for Education.
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