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Safeguarding Articles

10 Children Safeguarding Checks

Being educational institutes that work with children, Madrassahs must comply with regulations and statutory guidance set out in 'Working Together to Safeguard Children' in order to provide safe and protective environments for children to learn [...]

By |October 26th, 2017|Categories: Safeguarding, Safeguarding Column|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Online DBS Update Service

The DBS Update Service allows employees to register their DBS certificate online and use it to apply for similar roles within the same workforce so that employers could see their latest status without the need [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Safeguarding, Safeguarding Column|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Checks You Should Make When Hiring a Home Tutor

If you decide to hire a tutor to teach your child Quran, Arabic or Islamic Studies at home, you must ensure that you do all that is possible to determine the safety and suitability of [...]

Photography and Sharing Images of Madrassah Children

Some moments in Madrassah are to be treasured; such as when children recite a short Surah from memory with Tajweed, perform a short role-play in Arabic or design a poster illustrating Islamic principles. Surely, children [...]

Your Safeguarding & Child Protection Policy

Madrassahs should have a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy in place. This crucial policy demonstrates awareness, acknowledgement and commitment to safeguarding and protection of all children in line with statutory guidelines and Local Safeguarding  Children [...]

Links to your Local Safeguarding Children Boards

Local Safeguarding Children Boards is a multi-agency body set up in every local authority across the United Kingdom. Their responsibility is to make sure that organisations within their locality act effectively to safeguard and promote the [...]

Safety Vetting Checks for All Staff

Madrassah managers must act responsibly when considering the suitability of potential employees, teachers or volunteers. They must ensure that all crucial checks are carried out, that they include all statutory required checks and are revised [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Categories: Safeguarding, Safeguarding Column|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Successful Safeguarding Induction for New Madrassah Teachers

Safe Recruitment procedures do not end after a successful interview and job offer. The management should ensure that new employees and volunteers have the knowledge needed to safeguarding and promote the welfare of children in [...]

By |September 13th, 2017|Categories: Safeguarding, Safeguarding Column|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

How to Safely Recruit Overseas Staff?

If you are considering to recruit an EU or foreign national as an employee or volunteer to work with children, you should carry out special checks to ensure that they are safe to work with [...]

How to Show Commitment to Safeguarding Children on All Recruitment Material

 Madrassahs must create a culture of safe recruitment and adopt recruitment procedures that help deter, reject or identify people who might harm children. As part of doing that, all recruitment material should indicate commitment to [...]

By |September 12th, 2017|Categories: Safeguarding, Safeguarding Column|Tags: , , , |0 Comments