Management Guide: Safeguarding

What are the current challenges in social care, and how does this impact on the early years practioner? What about recent reforms? Safeguarding expert Rachel Buckler provides this guide to safeguarding in the current climate

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Safeguarding, Part 1: The Current Climate - Too late

Many children in need are pre-school age, but early help is being cut. Rachel Buckler, trainer and consultant, reports

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Safeguarding, Part 2: The EYFS - Be curious

How does the EYFS best support children in need of protection, and what happens in practice? Rachel Buckler, trainer and consultant, reports

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Safeguarding, part 3: Workforce - Capable hands

Many of the problems in safeguarding cases – lack of professional curiosity, inadequate information sharing – would be solved with the development of a competent workforce, finds safeguarding...

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Safeguarding, part 4: role of the DSL - Taking the lead

What exactly is expected of a ‘designated safeguarding lead’, legally and practically, asks Rachel Buckler