Spring 2018 IC Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter is now available to read, and has been sent to everyone on the International Centre mailing list.  if you are not yet on our mailing list you can sign up here. The newsletter keeps you updated on

Spring 2018 IC Newsletter

Our Spring 2018 newsletter is now available to read, and has been sent to everyone on the International Centre mailing list.  if you are not yet on our mailing list you can sign up here. The newsletter keeps you updated on

Four new evidence and policy briefings

In November we published the final evaluation report of the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ programme of CSE service development. Funded by the Child Sexual Exploitation Funders Network, the programme was a phased expansion of specialist voluntary sector CSE services

Four new evidence and policy briefings

In November we published the final evaluation report of the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ programme of CSE service development. Funded by the Child Sexual Exploitation Funders Network, the programme was a phased expansion of specialist voluntary sector CSE services

Contextual Safeguarding in new government guidance for schools

Last week the Department of Education published a revised version of Keeping Children Safe in Education, which is open for consultation until 22 February 2018. Alongside this, they also published a new guidance document:  ‘Sexual violence and sexual harassment between

Contextual Safeguarding in new government guidance for schools

Last week the Department of Education published a revised version of Keeping Children Safe in Education, which is open for consultation until 22 February 2018. Alongside this, they also published a new guidance document:  ‘Sexual violence and sexual harassment between

Dates released for our Masters level CSE short-course – Spring 2018

We have now released dates for our five-day short course ‘Understanding the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People’ for Spring 2018. Location: University of Bedfordshire Luton campus Dates: 16th April, 17th April, 23rd April, 24th April, 4th May (all

Dates released for our Masters level CSE short-course – Spring 2018

We have now released dates for our five-day short course ‘Understanding the Sexual Exploitation of Children and Young People’ for Spring 2018. Location: University of Bedfordshire Luton campus Dates: 16th April, 17th April, 23rd April, 24th April, 4th May (all

The Alexi Project Final Report: Effective partnerships between voluntary and statutory agencies responding to CSE

Dr Lucie Shuker highlights some key findings from the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ evaluation report, published today – focusing on some of the learning that can be applied within voluntary/statutory partnerships. Lucie is the policy and dissemination lead within

The Alexi Project Final Report: Effective partnerships between voluntary and statutory agencies responding to CSE

Dr Lucie Shuker highlights some key findings from the Alexi Project ‘Hub and Spoke’ evaluation report, published today – focusing on some of the learning that can be applied within voluntary/statutory partnerships. Lucie is the policy and dissemination lead within

Book onto the ‘Being Heard’ webinar: Friday 1st December

JOIN OUR WEBINAR ON ‘Being Heard’: Involving Children and Young People in Participatory Research on Sexual Violence: Challenges and Approaches 1 December 2017 9am GMT/10am CET The ‘Being Heard’ project, a collaboration between the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and

Book onto the ‘Being Heard’ webinar: Friday 1st December

JOIN OUR WEBINAR ON ‘Being Heard’: Involving Children and Young People in Participatory Research on Sexual Violence: Challenges and Approaches 1 December 2017 9am GMT/10am CET The ‘Being Heard’ project, a collaboration between the Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and

Contextual Safeguarding in Working Together

Contextual safeguarding has been referenced in the revised statutory guidance ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’. Dr Jenny Lloyd welcomes this addition, and explores how the guidance can be further strengthened. I was delighted to see this week that the revised

Contextual Safeguarding in Working Together

Contextual safeguarding has been referenced in the revised statutory guidance ‘Working Together to Safeguard Children’. Dr Jenny Lloyd welcomes this addition, and explores how the guidance can be further strengthened. I was delighted to see this week that the revised

SVRI 2017: making the case for involving young people in research on sexual violence

In September, two members of our Young Researchers Advisory Panel (YRAP) attended an international sexual violence conference in Brazil, together with three International Centre staff. Here one of them, Kirsche Walker, shares some reflections on her experience. My experience of

SVRI 2017: making the case for involving young people in research on sexual violence

In September, two members of our Young Researchers Advisory Panel (YRAP) attended an international sexual violence conference in Brazil, together with three International Centre staff. Here one of them, Kirsche Walker, shares some reflections on her experience. My experience of

New resource launched – comic postcards with 10 key principles of working with young people affected by CSE

This week is the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences – an annual event that encourages social researchers to find creative ways to engage with new audiences. We’ve taken part in the festival twice before, a reflection of our commitment to

New resource launched – comic postcards with 10 key principles of working with young people affected by CSE

This week is the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences – an annual event that encourages social researchers to find creative ways to engage with new audiences. We’ve taken part in the festival twice before, a reflection of our commitment to

Panorama – When kids abuse kids

In this blog Jenny Lloyd reflects on the recent BBC Panorama episode on peer-on-peer abuse. Jenny highlights the links between what is portrayed in the programme and key findings from The International Centre’s contextual safeguarding research, outlining the need for a response that

Panorama – When kids abuse kids

In this blog Jenny Lloyd reflects on the recent BBC Panorama episode on peer-on-peer abuse. Jenny highlights the links between what is portrayed in the programme and key findings from The International Centre’s contextual safeguarding research, outlining the need for a response that