Have your staff had effective training on managing reports of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment?

Have your staff had effective training on managing reports of Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment?

The new Part 5 of Keeping children safe in education (KCSIE) is focused on responding to reports of sexual violence and sexual harassment between children and young people. This new section mirrors the principle behind Part 4 of KCSIE, which is focused on managing allegations of adult on child abuse.

Part 5 of KCSIE 2018 – training requirements

Managing a report

The new Part 5 of KCSIE specifically recommends that staff are trained to help them deal with reports of child-on-child sexual violence in a calm and considered manner.

Reports of sexual violence and sexual harassment are likely to be complex and require difficult professional decisions to be made, often quickly and under pressure. Preplanning, effective training and effective policies will provide schools and colleges with the foundation for a calm, considered and appropriate response to any reports.

Effective reporting – seven key rules to follow

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Safeguarding reporting training

Our new course on Sexual Violence and Harassment between Children and Young People has been designed to help schools and colleges understand the new statutory guidance and their moral and legal obligations. It includes a section on reporting such as well as guidance on how to implement preventative strategies.

The new course costs just £17.50 exc VAT and is worth 2 CPD credits. You can buy online today or speak to one of our advisors about accessing our comprehensive safeguarding and duty of care e-learning service, EduCare for Education® which, along with the new course, contains over 25 essential raining courses and a robust reporting suite to evidence training to inspectors.

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Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

Peer-on-peer abuse is any form of physical, sexual, emotional, financial, and/or coercive control exercised between children and young people; this includes intimate and non-intimate relationships.

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Raising Awareness of Peer-on-Peer Abuse

The purpose of this course is to help you:

  • understand what peer-on-peer abuse is
  • understand the different types of peer-on-peer abuse
  • understand who peer-on-peer abuse may affect and what external influences there are
  • be aware of the prevalence of peer-on-peer abuse
  • understand social norms and peer pressure
  • recognise early signs that might indicate abuse
  • know what action to take if you know or suspect that a young person is experiencing abuse
  • implement preventative strategies within school or college.

Additional Information


KCSIE 2018: 5 recommendations for training topics for inset days

Plan your inset days to ensure staff are trained and will be compliant with KCSIE 2018

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Download our KCSIE 2018 White Paper

Crucial checks to determine if you’ll be compliant on 3rd September 2018.

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