Child abuse guidelines for teachers must consider the various types of abuse to which pupils will be exposed, from FGM to forced marriage. Learn to spot the warning signs with this collection of practical resources.
With an estimated 23,000 girls being cut in the UK every year*, female genital mutilation (FGM) is a growing cause of concern in schools. What can schools do to raise awareness, identify those at risk and prevent FGM from taking place?
Online abuse is on the increase in schools, despite most schools doing everything they can to deal with it. Suzanne O’Connell considers research suggesting that we should look beyond school policy and staff training – to the students themselves