The Department for Education (DfE) has published an updated version of the statutory safeguarding and child protection guidance for schools in England, Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) (DfE, 2022)1.
This guidance will replace KCSIE 2021 when it comes into force on 1 September 2022.
The guidance sets out what schools and colleges in England must do to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people under the age of 18.
Our briefing sets out changes made to the guidance, including:
ReferencesDepartment for Education (DfE) (2022) Keeping children safe in education 2022: statutory guidance for schools and colleges
This briefing summarises changes that were introduced to the Department for Education’s Keeping children safe in education guidance in September 2021.
This briefing summarises changes that were introduced to the Department for Education’s Keeping children safe in education guidance in 2019, 2020 and January 2021.
Summaries for key reports, statutory and non-statutory guidance, and legislation.
The DfE has also published updated guidance for schools and colleges in England on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children.
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This briefing summarises the key updates to guidance on responding to sexual violence and harassment between children for schools and colleges in England.