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News

Fed-up teachers are quitting over classroom disruption from mobile phones and social media, report finds (17/12/2018)
Source: Daily Mail
Many pupils in England hungry and badly clothed, say teachers (17/12/2018)
Source: Guardian
Teachers witnessing ‘distressing’ new levels of child poverty in schools this winter (17/12/2018)
Source: Independent
Two-thirds of teachers think of quitting over bad behaviour, survey finds (16/12/2018)
Source: Guardian

Events

07/01/2019 : Welcoming a Child on the Autism Spectrum and Practical Strategies to support a Child on the Autism Spectrum (2 part course)
Blandford Childrens Centre (Dorset) |   | Details
08/01/2019 : LSCB Level 3 Safeguarding Children Update (1 Day)
Orangery Suite, Wimborne |   | Details
14/01/2019 : Modern Slavery
Dorchester |   | Details
15/01/2019 : Early Help – Understanding Your Role
Bridport |   | Details

Publications

The Periodic Table of Digital Resilience
Source: View document (PDF)
National protocol on reducing criminalisation of looked-after children
Source: View document (PDF)
Child Criminal Exploitation – How do gangs recruit and coerce young people
Source: View document (PDF)
Child Centred Policing – National Strategy for the Policing of Children & Young People
Source: View document (PDF)

Online Safety

Download and read our latest online safety newsletters for professionals and parents. With the latest information and guidance from across the online world, you will find plenty to read. You can also sign up to our regular newsletters here.

Autumn 2018 Newsletters

Professional’s newsletter
Parent’s newsletter

Newsletters

NEWSLETTER: Youth and Online Safety

Articles

What parents need to know about online grooming and sextortion

Addiction by design

Unseen launches app to report modern slavery

Know the signs – County Lines (Urban gangs couriering drugs and money into local communities)

Effects of technology on mental health

Think You Understand Me?

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