A History of Child ProtectionOur 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.
Awareness of Child Abuse and Neglect Core
Safeguarding children is everyone’s responsibility. This training material is an ideal introductory online course for those who work with children and need to have the knowledge to recognise any signs of abuse or neglect.
Safeguarding Children in Education
The Safeguarding Children in Education course has been created with child protection in mind, giving advice and information for schools and college staff using practical, real-life examples.
Child Abuse and Neglect Facts and StatisticsView 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 4 R's of Safeguarding ChildrenSafeguarding 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.
The course has helped me understand my role better, that it is everyone's responsibility to safeguard children - also in non-frontline roles.
The training was really accessible and clear. It allowed me to feel much more confident in regards to safeguarding.