Free Accredited Online Safeguarding Course


AN INTRODUCTION TO SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE


Welcome to Prospero Teaching’s Accredited Online Safeguarding Course


Here at Prospero Teaching, we believe safeguarding is vital and so it’s essential that free, accredited, professional Safeguarding Training is available to all our educators – whether they’re in long term positions or working in day-to-day supply.


Prospero Teaching’s free accredited CPD course gives participants a basic understanding of safeguarding guidelines, and an introduction on appropriate and professional conduct in a school setting.

Divided into a series of video segments, our training focuses on the key elements of ensuring a safe environment for children and young people in your classroom.


To qualify for a certificate it is necessary you watch all the videos from beginning to end before answering the subsequent questions. For your own comfort, we recommend you sit this course on a desktop device.

After completing this course Prospero Teaching’s Training Specialists will evaluate your answers and respond with your score. Teachers and support staff who score highly enough will receive an accredited UK Safeguarding Certificate.


You are about to take Prospero Teaching's free, online safeguarding course. This course has been updated to reflect changes in safeguarding guidance issued in the 2018 document: Keeping Children Safe in Education.

 

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Question section 1

What is a serious case review?
What government initiative was launched in 2003, due in part to the tragic death of Victoria Climbié?
Which of the following were warning signs in the Daniel Pelka case?
True or False: Every school must have a safeguarding policy in place.
Which of the following are important changes to the guidance given in the 2018 update to Keeping Children Safe in Education?
Organisations that work with children must have which of the following:

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Question section 2

What are the 4 types of abuse?

The four types of abuse are sexual abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse and .
What type of abuse might this be a sign of?

A child being aware or speaking of things of a sexual nature from a young age.
What type of abuse might this be a sign of?

A child having bruises where you wouldn’t expect to see them, such as backs of legs, tops of arms, neck and face.
What type of abuse might this be a sign of?

A child having consistently poor hygiene.
What type of abuse might this be a sign of?

A child becoming aggressive towards other children.
What does FGM stand for?
True or False: Abuse will always be obvious from physical signs such as bruises or burns, and teachers should only be looking out for these signs of abuse.
True or False: The first action staff should take when they have a safeguarding concerns is to share the concern with the child’s family before speaking with the designated Safeguarding Lead.
True or False: It is a teacher’s responsibility to report any safeguarding concern they encounter.
True or False: Staff cannot keep any information a child shares a secret between only them and the child.
True or False: Staff working with young people should not report concerns unless they feel confident that sufficient evidence of abuse is present, as this could lead to false accusations.
True or False: Temporary members of staff in schools do not have to report safeguarding concerns.
Which of the following are the categories of risk for children accessing the internet?
Which statement best describes a teacher’s responsibility to children’s welfare online?

What is CEOP?

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Question section 3

Which is the most appropriate response to the following situation:

You are supervising break time in the school playground, and you see a fight taking place where one student is getting seriously hurt. You tell the students to stop, but they ignore you.
Which of the following are a teacher’s responsibility when safeguarding children?
True or False: If you need to speak with a child about a sensitive matter, you must find somewhere private and keep the meeting secret.
Which of the following is the most appropriate response when a child makes a disclosure to a member of staff?
True or False: If a child confides in you regarding a serious safeguarding concern after the Safeguarding Lead has left the school building for the day you can wait to report the concern the next day.
What would be the most appropriate course of action in the following situation:

A child has approached you to say that an explicit picture of themselves is being circulated around the school.
What is the most appropriate definition of safeguarding from the list below:

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If you found this course useful you might like to see our other free accredited CPD courses. We run a comprehensive series of CPD training sessions which are free to any teacher or support staff member registered with Prospero Teaching, and only £10 to anybody else.


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