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Child Safeguarding in Schools

Safeguarding experts at Ethica Solutions are calling on HM Government to ring-fence a budget for statutory child safeguarding training and Continuous Professional Development (CPD) for teachers and designated safeguarding leads to help combat threats to children’s welfare, including child sexual exploitation (CSE), radicalisation and gang culture.

There is a rising demand to help and protect children. CSE, radicalisation and gang culture is a major cause for concern. In 2015, the total number of children assessed as being in need of help or protection across the year, rose 13% between 2009-10 to 2014-15, from just under 695,000 to over 780,000. 30% were aged between 10 to 15 years (the largest age group).

With punishing budget cuts and...

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