NSPCC | Helping Teachers Meet Their Safeguarding Responsibilities

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How do schools and teachers deal with safeguarding?

Safeguarding is an integral part of a teacher's role. In recent years, the way that schools approach safeguarding and child protection has been changing.

We've seen many positive developments. There's a much better awareness of safeguarding with schools increasingly taking a child-centred and trauma-informed approach. Curriculum changes such as the statutory relationships and sex education are helping to start conversations about staying safe. And the COVID-19 pandemic taught us a lot about how to protect children remotely and our wider responsibilities – particularly in relation to contextual safeguarding.

Teachers are essential to creating a strong safeguarding culture in schools. But if you're new to teaching, where do you start?

Read the full blog here: Teachers safeguarding responsibilities | NSPCC Learning