Education and Training Foundation National Head of Safeguarding and Prevent Isabelle King looks at the changes in the new version of the Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) guidance and what they mean for the Further Education and Training sector.
ETF Associate Polly Harrow looks at the development of the Designated Safeguarding Lead role, arguing that it deserves resourcing, professionalising and supporting in a way which reflects the huge commitment and specialist skillset the job demands.
In a new blog for the Education and Training Foundation website, Associate Polly Harrow looks at the effect of exclusions on the education of students, the impact in FE, and what being excluded can mean for a learner’s longer-term prospects.
ETF Associate Polly Harrow considers trauma aware practice, looking at the neuroscience that underpins our understanding, the impact of trauma and adverse childhood experiences on teenage brain development, and the importance of the Emotional Available Adult.
ETF Associate Polly Harrow looks at the impact of Covid-19 and the restrictions it has prompted and considers their impact on safeguarding and the issues that must be addressed as learners return to face-to-face learning and a ‘new normal’ is established.
In the sixth and final blog in a series about safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart examines the Channel referral data, asking what it tells us and how it may relate to our learners.
In the fifth of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart considers how British values are relevant to us in an era when Covid-19 has placed limitations on the freedoms we normally enjoy.
In the fourth of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart looks at what colleagues can do to help learners understand and appraise conspiracy theories.
In this blog, the ETF’s Selina Stewart and Pete Munday give an update on the Side by Side modules which support providers with a resource which improves learners understanding of the dangers of radicalisation.
In the third of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart asks why conspiracy theories are attractive, who they are attractive to, and what role teachers have in educating students about them.
In the second of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart asks what conspiracy theories are and why they are of concern.
In the first of a series of blogs around the theme of safeguarding, ETF Associate Selina Stewart considers why extremism is even more of a risk during the Covid pandemic.