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 Webinar series: Ask the experts
To support schools during the Coronavirus crisis, we are offering a series of free webinars addressing the issues affecting schools at this time.
The webinars feature presentations from some of our expert partners such as Childnet, Winston's Wish and NWG about the key issues and shared good practice on keeping children and young people safe during this time.
Webinar on Thursday July 16th 2020:
Infection control: preparing the school environment for the return of all pupils.
This webinar has been re-arranged and was originally scheduled for July 8th 2020.
Sharon White OBE, CEO of the School and Public Health Nurses Association (SAPHNA) is recognised as a global expert on School Nursing and as a passionate advocate for children, young people and their families, as such, she works across national and international Government Departments influencing, challenging and developing policy whilst driving forward the school nursing profession.
Sharon and her colleagues have been supporting schools to prepare for students returning to the classroom. Sharon will cover infection prevention and control strategies and provide practical recommendations for how to protect staff and students.Sign up
Click below to find out more about the series.Find out more
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.
Sign up below using your email address and you'll be able to access our resources hub.
- Coronavirus protective measures
- Supporting children and young people with anxiety
- Supporting children and young people with loneliness
- Supporting children and young people with bereavement
- Privacy and security support
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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.
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