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Truth Project Report Published

Truth Project Report Published

The Truth Project Report Published. The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse has published the report and lecture, ‘Victim and Survivor Voices from the Truth Project’ which considers some of the accounts of victims and survivors taking part in the Truth...
Free FGM Training

Free FGM Training

FREE FGM Training A recent study revealed that 137,000 women in England and Wales are estimated to be living with the consequences of FGM. Communities that perform FGM are found in many parts of Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Girls who were born in the UK or are...
2016-17 Annual Report published

2016-17 Annual Report published

NTSCB Annual Report The board members who make up the North Tyneside Safeguarding Children Board officially launched their annual report today.  Chair of the board Richard Burrows said “Each Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB) is required to publish an annual...
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...