Keeping children safe in education update

The Department for Education has published an updated version of the statutory guidance, Keeping children safe in education. This revises and replaces the 2015 guidance, and came into force for schools on 5 September 2016. The changes include emphasising the importance of regular safeguarding training; strengthening processes around online safety; and responding to cases of female genital mutilation.

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National Child Mortality Database arrangements published

Arrangements for reporting child deaths to the new National Child Mortality Database (NCMD) have been published. From 1 April 2019, …

Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel – practice guidance published

The new Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel has published practice guidance, which provides information on what the panel does, how …

Safeguarding children online in early years settings

The UK Council for Internet Safety has published guidance to help those working in early years settings consider their practice …