Free Accredited Online Safeguarding Course


AN INTRODUCTION TO SAFEGUARDING 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 Safeguarding CPD course ensures you’re able to teach in UK schools and gives you an understanding of the UK’s safeguarding public sector framework.

Divided into a series of video segments, our safeguarding training focuses on the key elements of ensuring a safe environment for 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 Safeguarding 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.


Welcome to your Safeguarding Young People Training

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Have you watched the full section of the video, and are ready to answer our safeguarding assessment questions? You must watch this section of the video clip in full in order to receive a certificate.

Questions for section 1


What is CEOP?
What is a serious case review?
Which of the following were warning signs in the Daniel Pelka case?
True or False: Safeguarding concerns must always be shared with the child’s family before referring the concern to other agencies.
True or False: Every organisation working with young people must have a safeguarding policy in place.
True or False: Every organisation that works with young people must have a designated Safeguarding Officer employed to deal with any safeguarding concerns.
True or False: Information regarding a safeguarding concern should be kept strictly confidential and should not be shared outside the organisation in which it was encountered.
True or False: It is a teacher’s responsibility to coordinate directly with other children’s services regarding any safeguarding concern they encounter.
Each school must have which of the following:
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: It is a teacher’s responsibility to report any safeguarding concern they encounter.


 

QUESTIONS FOR SECTION TWO


Have you watched the full section of the video, and are you ready to answer the safeguarding assessment questions? You must watch this section of the video clip in full in order to receive a certificate.
Which of the following are a teacher’s responsibility when safeguarding children?
What are the 4 types of abuse?

The four types of abuse are sexual abuse, emotional abuse, physical abuse and .
What does FGM stand for?
True or False: Abuse will always be obvious from physical signs such as bruises or burns, and teachers should mainly be looking out for these signs of abuse.
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 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 consistently poor hygiene.
What type of abuse might this be a sign of?

A child becoming aggressive towards other children.

QUESTIONS FOR SECTION Three


Have you watched the full section of the video, and are ready to answer our safeguarding assessment questions? You must watch the video clip in full in order to receive a certificate.
Which statement best describes a teacher’s responsibility to children’s welfare online?
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.
True or False: If a child confides in you regarding a serious safeguarding concern after the Safeguarding Officer has left the school building for the day you can wait to report the concern the next day.
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.
True or False: You cannot keep any information a child shares with you a secret between only you and the child.
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.
In your own words please explain what is meant by safeguarding.



Please DO NOT copy and paste, as your answer will be rejected.

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