The Safer Recruitment Consortium's guidance provides simple but detailed and practical advice to support staff in schools and colleges in their safeguarding responsibilities.
The guidance information seeks to ensure that the responsibilities of educational settings leaders, towards children and staff are discharged by raising awareness of illegal, unsafe, unprofessional and unwise behaviour.
It should assist staff to monitor their own standards and practice and reduce the risk of allegations being made against them.
It is also recognised that not all people who work with children work as paid or contracted employees. The principles and guidance still apply and should be followed by any person whose work brings them into contact with children.
Information and guidance on best practice for a safer working environment within schools and educational settings.
Statutory guidance for governing bodies of maintained schools and proprietors of academies in England.
Advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers.
Government and children's commissioner guidance about online safety.
The aim of the Prevent strategy is to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism by stopping people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.
DfE Keeping children safe in education
Advice for governing bodies, proprietors, headteachers, principals, senior leadership teams and designated safeguarding leads.
Statutory guidance on their roles and responsibilities.
The government's guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
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