Posts Tagged: School

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

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

“They don’t talk about it enough”

Last week Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, announced that the government intends to introduce statutory relationships and sex education into schools in England – a development that we wholeheartedly welcome. An evidence base has been building over recent years that

“They don’t talk about it enough”

Last week Justine Greening, the Education Secretary, announced that the government intends to introduce statutory relationships and sex education into schools in England – a development that we wholeheartedly welcome. An evidence base has been building over recent years that

Tackling sexual violence within and beyond the school gates

Carlene Firmin manages the contextual safeguarding programme of work at the International Centre. In this blog post she comments on the report into sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools recently published by the Women and Equalities Committee. ‘The Government

Tackling sexual violence within and beyond the school gates

Carlene Firmin manages the contextual safeguarding programme of work at the International Centre. In this blog post she comments on the report into sexual harassment and sexual violence in schools recently published by the Women and Equalities Committee. ‘The Government