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Changes to LSCBs

Changes to LSCBs

Currently there is a period of significant change to the role of LSCBs. Both the ‘Wood Report: Review of the role and functions of LSCBs March 2016, and the response from the Government were published in 2016. The reports indicated changes to the strategic and...
Safeguarding Children in Education

Safeguarding Children in Education

Education professionals (and teachers specifically) play a crucial role in safeguarding pupils because of the nature of their work. Frequently coming into close contact with children means that they are in a position to spot any signs of abuse, whether this be...
Keeping your children safe online

Keeping your children safe online

We all know how amazing the Internet is and we often wonder how we could live without in our everyday lives.  Our children are no different, they can play, learn, create and connect and by doing this they open up a whole new world of exciting possibilities. The...
NTSCB receives a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating

NTSCB receives a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating

NTSCB receive a ‘Good’ Ofsted rating In March 2017 Ofsted inspected North Tyneside Council’s Services for children in need of help and protection, children looked after and care leavers. These services were rated ‘Good’ overall. The inspection also reviewed the...
E-Safety – A Parents’ Guide to Technology

E-Safety – A Parents’ Guide to Technology

A Parents’ Guide to Technology As a parent or carer you play a key role in helping your child to stay safe online. You don’t need to be an expert on the internet to help keep your child stay safe online but it is important that you keep up to date with developments...
Do you know about child sexual exploitation?

Do you know about child sexual exploitation?

Equip yourself with the knowledge to protect your children against sexual exploitation. Thousands of children in the UK are at risk of being forced or manipulated into sexual activity in a form of abuse called child sexual exploitation.This abuse can happen to any...
ONLINE Safety LIVE

ONLINE Safety LIVE

Online Safety Live is a programme of FREE events designed exclusively for those working with children and young people. The events are two hours long and cover a broad range of online safety topics, a briefing session in its truest sense. At the end of the event all...
Shining a light on Foster care

Shining a light on Foster care

North Tyneside Council is showing its support for an annual campaign set up to raise the profile of fostering. Foster Care Fortnight, which will take place between May 8 and May 21, is the Fostering Network’s annual campaign to help raise the profile of fostering and...