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Here you’ll find news and opinions from the National Independent Safeguarding Board Wales.

Stop It Now! Wales resources on preventing child sexual abuse

Posted by The Board. Thu 30 Jul 2020

Stop It Now! Wales are running several projects on preventing child sexual abuse. Read more about their work here:           

Keeping safe online half term round up

Posted by The Board. Tue 21 Jul 2020

A round up of online safety news, resources, events and competitions for learners, their parents/carers, education practitioners and governors: https://hwb.gov.wales/zones/online-safety/news/articles/8797a6c6-4ecd-454d-a1ce-9d090d3282c3  

Children’s Commissioner for Wales Report: Coronavirus and Me

Posted by The Board. Tue 7 Jul 2020

On 13th May 2020 the consultation ‘ Coronavirus and Me’ was launched to find out the experiences of children and young people in Wales. Over 23,700 children and young people aged 3-18 shared their views. This initial report contains an overview of results from the consultation:  

Together we’ll keep children and young people safe as we rebuild from Covid-19

Posted by The Board. Tue 7 Jul 2020

The Welsh Government has produced this non-statutory guide to remind practitioners working across agencies of their responsibilities to safeguard children and to support them in responding to concerns about children at risk.      

A few simple steps can help older people to protect themselves from online crime and scams

Posted by The Board. Mon 6 Jul 2020

With more older people using computers, tablets and smartphones as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s crucial that older people take a few simple steps so they can stay safe online. That’s the message from an action group of organisations working together to safeguard and protect older people in Wales. Many older people throughout – Read more..

Lessons from Lockdown: Supporting vulnerable children and young people returning to school and to learning

Posted by The Board. Fri 26 Jun 2020

This briefing highlights what Action for Children Cymru and Barnardo’s Cymru have learnt about the impact of Covid-19 on vulnerable children, young people and their families. https://www.barnardos.org.uk/wales https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/our-work-in-wales/

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