Tag Archive: sexual abuse

Webinar: KCSIE 2021 and sexual violence update, 01.09.21

1st September, 2021 1:00 pm

                  Course outline This session will look at the changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education for 2021 and will highlight the management and compliance implications. Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 was released on July 06, and comes in to effect from September 01, 2021. KCSIE is for all practitioners in... View Article

Webinar: KCSIE 2021 and sexual violence update, 25.08.21

25th August, 2021 11:00 am

                  Course outline This session will look at the changes to Keeping Children Safe in Education for 2021 and will highlight the management and compliance implications. Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 was released on July 06, and comes in to effect from September 01, 2021. KCSIE is for all practitioners in... View Article

New Apple technology will warn parents and children about sexually explicit photos in Messages

12th August, 2021 7:51 am

Apple later this year will roll out new tools that will warn children and parents if the child sends or receives sexually explicit photos through the Messages app. The feature is part of a handful of new technologies Apple is introducing that aim to limit the spread of Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) across Apple’s platforms and services. As part of these... View Article

IICSA has published further updates on institutional responses to its recommendations

8th July, 2021 11:00 am

To date 68 recommendations have been made by the Chair and Panel and published as part of the conclusions in the Inquiry’s Interim and investigation reports, helping to better protect children from sexual abuse. The update, published today, relates to a range of recommendations from the Inquiry as part of its investigation reports, including Accountability and Reparations, Children in Custodial Institutions, Internet and Westminster. The... View Article

Police accuse young sexual abuse survivors of lying, report finds

25th June, 2021 7:32 am

Young victims and survivors of child sexual abuse are often accused of lying when trying to report the abuse to police, a report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has revealed. Police and other professionals were also reported to be dismissive of peer-on-peer abuse, with a tendency to label it as ‘domestic’ or blame the victim. The new... View Article

Ofsted chief says new ombudsman may be needed to probe school sex abuse

19th May, 2021 8:18 am

England’s education system may need a new ombudsman to investigate schools’ handling of cases of alleged sex abuse and harassment, a watchdog has said. Amanda Spielman, the head of the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Ofsted), said it did not have powers to investigate individual allegations, which had potentially created an “unsatisfied need in the system”.... View Article

Sacpa webinar: Managing school incidents and allegations, including Everyone’s Invited

7th May, 2021 11:00 am

This important webinar will highlight the issues related to managing peer-on-peer abuse incidents and allegations in school. It will look carefully at both the contextual and research information contained in the DfE guidance “Sexual Violence and Sexual Harassment between children in schools and colleges”. The webinar will also explore how schools can use the guidance when managing cases, and will... View Article

New analysis in the IWF’s annual report shows 11-13 year old girls are increasingly at risk of grooming and coercion at the hands of online predators

21st April, 2021 8:39 am

Campaign launches as new report finds girls at worsening risk of grooming from sexual predators online New analysis in the IWF’s annual report shows 11-13 year old girls are increasingly at risk of grooming and coercion at the hands of online predators A hard-hitting new campaign is warning teenage girls and their parents about the dangers of being groomed online... View Article

Tackling sexual abuse not just for schools, say heads

31st March, 2021 8:41 am

The problem of sexual violence and abuse is not just an issue for schools to tackle, say head teachers. Social media companies, parents and the criminal justice system all have a role to play, says the school leaders’ union, ASCL. ASCL boss Geoff Barton says schools work very hard in this area and take these matters extremely seriously. His comments... View Article

IWF report: ‘Beyond heart-breaking’ abuse as predators groom children to film siblings and friends

30th March, 2021 8:18 am

A new IWF study indicates internet sex predators are manipulating children to record their own sexual abuse, and that of their friends and siblings. Internet sex predators are tricking children into abusing their own siblings and friends as new research reveals this “disturbing” trend is eight times worse than experts had feared. A new study published ahead of the Internet... View Article