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Keeping up to date with legislation

The MU recommends that members who teach are up-to-date with the legislation regarding safeguarding children.

Members can access Child Protection in Education (Music), a bespoke online course developed by Educare.

It provides musicians with a better understanding of their responsibilities and how they can avoid situations which could lead to accusations of misconduct. There is a small cost to the course, which covers:

  • Module One: Child Development.
  • Module Two: Forms of child abuse.
  • Module Three: Recognising child abuse.
  • Module Four: Reporting abuse and the child protection system.
  • Module Five: Good Practice.

A series of videos created as part of this online course can be viewed on YouTube.

Read more detailed information about this course and sign up.

Teachers' Toolkit

Child protection and safeguarding (PDF 426.68 bytes file opens in new window)