Coronavirus

Coronavirus and the impact on your duty of care 

We are sharing free courses and resources to help you safeguard and protect children and young people at this difficult time.

The impact of the Coronavirus is affecting us in many ways.
Please find links below to recommendations for good practice, the latest news, free courses and resources that can help.

Please share this page with anybody you feel may benefit from this free information.


Free CPD online training courses

We know that remote training will be vital to schools over the coming months. We want to support schools by providing access to a range of free online duty of care training courses that staff can take to support their CPD. 

We are offering seven courses completely free of charge.

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EduSafe

EduSafe® : Free online wellbeing resources 

Please share with your community of children and young people & parents and carers.

These resources will help you to ensure that your community can access high-quality information on safeguarding and duty of care whilst schools are closed. 

This allows you to be confident that all complementary pastoral resources that you signpost to are reliable and have been written in partnership with leading experts.

Normally these resources are only available to our customers but we are sharing to help support schools at this time.

To access the resources, please click below. 

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Free anxiety resource

Supporting children and young people with anxiety

It is not surprising that the Coronavirus epidemic is causing increased levels of anxiety in children and young people, particularly those who already struggle with their own mental health.
 
In this resource we look at different types of anxiety, signs and symptoms to look out for and ways to support children if they are experiencing anxiety.
 

Anxiety Resource


Anxiety Resource

Free resource on loneliness

Supporting children and young people with loneliness

As the majority of our school children are now at home, they may struggle with loneliness, which in turn, can make them more vulnerable.
In this resource we look at what loneliness means and how it can affect children and young people; we also look at ways to help overcome loneliness.
 

Want to plan further staff training?

Find out what our recommended courses are across the broad range of job roles in a school

Use this matrix to see which of our portfolio of safeguarding and duty of care training courses are mandatory by job role and which we recommend.
The courses are categorised across 4 areas – safeguarding, compliance, health and safety and wellbeing.
 

Anxiety Resource


Tes Coronavirus Hub

Tes Coronavirus Hub

With school closures in the UK from Monday 23rd March, and ongoing school closures in many parts of the world, the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is affecting the worldwide teaching community in new, unforeseen and profound ways.

Our owners, Tes, have created this page to facilitate the sharing of free resources and information on coronavirus, as well as anything that might help support teachers, schools and students during this time, such as revision material, home packs and self-guided study material. You will also find here links to the most up-to-date news from our editorial team as the situation develops.


Our latest news and information

Check back here for any updates and developments as we have them.

News

Coronavirus and school closures

To support schools we are sharing Coronavirus news that relates specifically to safeguarding and duty of care. Today we are looking at the impact of school closures.

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What is the Coronavirus Bill?

To support schools we are sharing Coronavirus news that relates specifically to safeguarding and duty of care. Today we are looking at the Coronavirus Bill.

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Continuity of our service

To support our staff wellbeing and follow Government advice, EduCare is now operating via remote working. We will continue to operate as 'business as usual' to fully support all our customers' needs.

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Coronavirus - free CPD and resources for schools

Supporting schools with free safeguarding and duty of care resources and CPD courses

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Safeguarding and Coronavirus – how to protect your pupils remotely

What protocols should you follow in the event of a school closure?

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How to wash your hands effectively

Effective handwashing is the single most important way to control infection and prevent it spreading.

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Five steps for preventing the spread of infections in an Early Years setting

Melanie Pilcher, quality and standards manager at the Early Years Alliance has created this guest article

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