DBS check mythbuster – avoid costly delays when applying

Teaching application form – a DBS check is carried out on new employees

As most people working within education will know, all staff in schools and nurseries are subject to a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. Schools can encounter staffing problems if DBS checks aren’t done quickly and efficiently. Here, QA Education editor Victoria Galligan busts some of the myths regarding DBS checks and explores what a […]

Teaching assistants, school governors and volunteers – who needs a DBS check?

DBS check

DBS checks are a key part of safe recruitment. It’s clear that teachers need a DBS check – but what about people in other roles?   Keeping children and young people safe is one of the most important responsibilities schools have. In particular, schools must have robust recruitment procedures in place to help them identify, […]