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Information sharing: guide for practitioners and managers

1 March 2009

This guidance has been superseded by information sharing advice for practitioners providing safeguarding services to children, young people, parents and carers as of March 2015.

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This information sharing guidance is for practitioners and managers presents content that is common to everyone and some that is relevant when working with a specific population group, for example, children and/or young people.

Information sharing - guide for practitioners and managers

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Published articles

Complex safeguarding allegations

Whilst Schools and Academies exist to educate and inspire young people, their primary obligation is their protection. Keeping Children Safe in Education (“KCSIE”) is at the heart of everything that educational institutions do and impacts on every decision, however big or small.

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Complex allegations and safeguarding terminations: How to limit cost, risk and delay

Be empowered to take a realistic approach to risk by understanding the likely outcomes of a dismissal. And, learn how timely, strategic decision-making can limit costs associated with removing unsuitable employees.

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Legal updates

Three main changes in draft Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 guidance

There are various minor updates to the 2021 Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE) guidance and three main changes that you need to be aware of.

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Published articles

KCSIE: How to research applicants' online profiles

The Department for Education published the draft 2022 version of Keeping Children Safe in Education. A few changes caught the eye and the one that most of us in education are discussing relates to a new set of text that suggested checking the online presence of job applicants.

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