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 physically or mentally. By identifying concerns at an early stage, the relevant help and support can be provided to help the child understand how to stay safe from abuse, while they are referred to the relevant agencies.

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