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Safeguarding Children and Young People

We are passionate about developing and delivering digital safeguarding solutions and have been providing safeguarding training to a wide range of sectors for over 10 years. We are experts in what we do and recognise that safeguarding is everyone's responsibility. View our page for advice, training solutions and resources to help you safeguard children and young people.

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A History of Child Protection

Our interactive timeline guides you through the evolution of child protection since the 1800's. It's a great resource to bring your knowledge up to date and see the changes that have occurred over time. 
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Child Abuse and Neglect Facts and Statistics

View our infographic for the latest facts and statistics on child abuse and neglect in the UK and how Virtual College can help support your organisation to build an effective training and development strategy to safeguard children in education.

Featured Case Study - Home Office

Virtual College worked with the Home Office to develop a bespoke e-learning course that, whilst handling the subject in a sensitive way, gave the learners clear information about identifying and responding to Female Genital Mutilation practices. Over 211,000 people have now taken the online training.

The Home Office: Using e-learning to combat FGM

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The 4 R's of Safeguarding Children

Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. The 4 Rs of Safeguarding Children is professional practice for how you can recognise, record, report and refer in the situation of child abuse. 
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