Our evaluations of the Keeping Safe programme have shown positive outcomes for children, parents and teachers.
We carried out a cluster randomised controlled trial to compare outcomes in schools delivering the Keeping Safe programme with schools that continued with their usual teaching.
In the schools where Keeping Safe was used teachers and parents were more confident about sharing Keeping Safe messages and children had more knowledge and a better understanding of abuse than children who had not been taught Keeping Safe.
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Views and experiences of children, parents and schools
We conducted a process evaluation with mainstream and special schools to explore the experiences of children, parents and school staff taking part in the Keeping Safe programme.
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Special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
We evaluated how the Keeping Safe programme has been implemented in schools for children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Northern Ireland.
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We carried out an evidence review and needs assessment to find out how best to train teachers to deliver the Keeping safe messages and embed them into school life.
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