Children’s mental health charity launches free new resources for teachers

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2017-11-14T00:00:00

A provider of 1,500 childcare, management and catering apprentices has been recognised for its commitment to training and skills development with a Princess Royal Training Award.

Busy Bees Training was one of only 40 recipients, including Barclays and Waitrose, to be presented with the award by HRH The Princess Royal at a ceremony which took place at St James’s Palace on 2 November 2017.

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2017-02-16T00:00:00

pet-xi.jpgA new scheme to deliver the latest IT training to young people is set to be rolled out across schools and business across the UK. 

Educational training provider PET-Xi has embarked on a new partnership with Prodigy Learning, specialists in IT learning and certification solutions, to run Microsoft Office Specialist training to thousands of young people. 

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2016-09-28T01:00:00

 

UK teachers are now being trained individually online how to identify those at risk or suffering from Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) and protect Britain’s young girls from extreme child abuse. 

Developed by SSS Learning as a ‘much needed’ catalyst for change in safeguarding training the hour-long course is fully CPD-accredited and certifies individual educators, replacing ‘often insufficient’ traditional group training methods. 

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2016-09-22T01:00:00

Seven point action plan - MESMA

 

Hundreds of independent training providers (ITPs) have a lot of hard work ahead of them if they are to comply with Prevent duty guidance, says quality assurance specialist MESMA,which has outlined a seven-point help plan.

MESMA’s comments follow the Prevent duty guidance for FE colleges and ITPs in England and come in the light of the recent Ofsted report that highlighted progress to date.

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2016-09-21T01:00:00

Child protection training is being used more and more often as a tool to help fight against radicalisation among young people.

As educators, one of our primary obligations is to ensure that the children in our care are kept safe from harmful forces, neglect and abuse. This can take on various forms and can occur through many different mediums. One of the most extreme versions is that of radicalisation.

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2016-09-13T01:00:00

only 7% of the UK population have the skills necessary to carry out first aid

Irlam-based first aid training provider, imperative training are calling for first aid qualifications to not only count towards the adult:child ratio but that first aid lessons should also be built into the school curriculum.

8.4 million pupils are enrolled in schools in the UK, making up 10% of the population. Having first aid training compulsory in schools will allow students to gain confidence in helping a friend or family member out should an emergency occur.

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2016-09-05T01:00:00

Changes to statutory guidance on keeping children safe that come into force today (5 Sept) will have a profound impact on IT provision for both private and state schools, says Steve O’Connell, sales director at Advantex Network Solutions Ltd, who explains more and offers advice on what to do to keep children safe.

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2016-08-22T01:00:00

One Awards, a leading North East quality assurance and accreditation organisation, has become one of the first businesses in the region to achieve Investors in People Silver with a new version of the Standard.

Based in Peterlee, County Durham, One Awards is one of only 350 organisations across the country so far to be accredited against the IIP Sixth Generation Framework which was launched in 2015. They are now part of an elite 11 percent of UK businesses overall to be awarded silver accreditation.

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2016-07-18T01:00:00

When we think of first aid training, we normally think about first aid training for adults. This isn’t necessarily a bad assumption. However, it does show that we often don’t bother investing in teaching first aid skills to children, and this shouldn’t be the case. Investing in first aid training for the children at your school not only gives the students in your care vital skills but also encourages communication and leadership abilities.  

First Aid Training: Giving (Literally) Life Saving Skills

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