Doing business across cultures can be difficult. Language barriers, business etiquette, social hierarchy, gender issues and geo-political factors can all come into play simultaneously - often making what begins as a straightforward business transaction, into a tense exchange that occupies a substantial amount of time and effort.
There was a time – around the late nineties or early 2000’s, when online learning (or e-learning) experienced a fast and surprising evolution. Driven primarily by the requirements of higher education institutions and their need to provide students with information that was accessible all of the time, this period of change saw many pundits questioning the employment prospects for human instructors - who they suggested might be irrelevant in a new education environment...
This week Sean Harford from Ofsted published a blog post about some of the misconceptions around the role of the organisation when it comes to safeguarding. You can read his blog post in full here. Below we discuss his remarks…
iSafeguard iSafeguard has been designed to allow those working with children and young people to see the connections when they need to and appreciate those times when there might not be any. It is a whole setting solution to protecting…
Ofsted have just released their new guidance document that sets out what inspectors will be looking for in relation to safeguarding in schools during the 2016 - 2017 academic year. Read the full document here.
Safeguarding in schools is a complicated task. All teachers and school staff want to protect young and vulnerable people from situations in which they may be put at risk, but knowing the best ways to do this is not always easy. As part of our Better Safeguarding Blog series, we look at Level 2 Safeguarding training to understand what it is and what you need to know.
Andrew Gregory looks at how understanding the similarities between radicalisation and Child Sexual Exploitation can help front line professionals to safeguard vulnerable people.
Safeguarding is an on-going concern with frequent stories of statutory agencies unable to cope with the scale of child protection concerns filling the news. On top of this there are an increasing number of issues that front line staff need to be aware of. But should school staff be expected to address all of these issues?
In response to complex issues including violent extremism and radicalisation, allowing young people to explore their ideas and share opinions is very good practice and must be encouraged.
It is now 6 months since the government’s Prevent Duty came into effect. Throughout 2015 we have been working to raise awareness of violent extremism and to help prevent radicalisation, and we are looking forward to an exciting start to 2016.