DFE publishes updated guidance on safeguarding

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The Department for Education has published updated statutory guidance on safeguarding for schools and colleges.  The document “Keeping children safe in education” provides guidance on:

  • what school and college staff should know and do;
  • types of abuse and neglect as well as specific types of safeguarding issues;
  • the management of safeguarding;
  • safer recruitment and checks; and
  • dealing with allegations of abuse made against staff members.

For more information please contact Tony McPhillips on 0191 211 7908.