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The Safeguarding Conversations Podcast

Conversations about key Safeguarding topics relating to schools by our experts and guests.

Latest Episodes:

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School Absence

In this podcast, we explore the topic of School Absenteeism and why this is a safeguarding priority.

20 May 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Deepfakes

In this podcast we discuss the impact of deepfakes.

12 May 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Food Safety & Hygiene in Schools

In this podcast, we discuss the importance of food safety & hygiene in school settings.

06 May 2024, by Sam Preston & Jon Case

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Supporting children with gender identity questions

In this podcast, we explore the role of schools in supporting children with identity questions

28 Apr 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Mobile Phones in Schools

In this podcast, we explore the different views of mobile phone use in schools and the safeguarding implications.

21 Apr 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Child Sexual Exploitation

In this podcast, we explore Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).

14 Apr 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Cyber-flashing

In this podcast, we explore the topic of cyber-flashing.

07 Apr 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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County Lines

In this podcast, we explore the disturbing world of 'County Lines'.

31 Mar 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Doxing

In this podcast, we explore the online abusive practice of 'doxing'.

24 Mar 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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The Role of the Appropriate Adult

In this podcast, we explore the safeguarding role of the Appropriate Adult.

17 Mar 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Honour Based Abuse

In this podcast we explore the topic of Honour Based Abuse.

14 Mar 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Forced Marriage

In this podcast we explore Forced Marriage, a safeguarding & human rights issue.

10 Mar 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Female Genital Mutilation

https://ssslearning.co.uk/education/podcasts In this podcast we discuss the abusive practice of Female Genital Mutilation, how to protect girls and the mandatory requirements for professionals.

03 Mar 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Artificial Intelligence

In this podcast we explore generative AI and its implications for schools.

25 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Supporting Children with Gender Identity

In this podcast, we reflect on the new DFE guidance for schools regarding supporting children with gender identity.

21 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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'Patterning'

In this podcast we explore to emerging trend of 'patterning', a significant risk to children and young people.

19 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Knife Crime

In this podcast we discuss whether banning offensive weapons will reduce knife crime.

14 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Sexism and misogyny

In this podcast we explore how schools can tackle sexism and misogyny.

08 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Safeguarding Out of School Hours

In this podcast we discuss the statutory safeguarding reporting procedures for external providers of out-of-school-hours activities.

05 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Safeguarding Looked After Children

In this podcast, we explore the importance of safeguarding Looked After Children and the important role of the Designated Teacher.

02 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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End-to-end encryption on Meta

In this podcast we explore the ramifications of end-to-end encryption on Meta.

01 Feb 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Serious Case Review

 In this podcast, we explore the process of Serious Case Reviews and the impact of media coverage.

25 Jan 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Gaslighting

In this podcast we explore the manipulative and abusive behaviours associated with gaslighting and how they can manifest in educational settings.

11 Jan 2024, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Adverse Childhood Experiences & Trauma Informed Practice

In this podcast, Sam Preston & Sara Spinks explore the profound impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on children and the role of Trauma-Informed Practices.

29 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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The Beyond Ofsted Inquiry

In this podcast, Sam Preston and Sara Spinks review the newly released Beyond Ofsted Inquiry- an inquiry into the future of school inspection.

24 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Domestic Abuse

In this podcast, Sam Preston and Sara Spinks explore one of the most prevalent safeguarding areas, domestic abuse.

15 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Prevent Duty

In this podcast, Sam Preston & Sara Spinks look at the new revisions to Prevent Duty and explore whether they can rescue this problematic counter-terrorism strategy.

13 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston & Sara Spinks

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Introduction

Every serious case review tries to include measures so that 'It may never happen again'. In this series of Safeguarding Conversations, Sam Preston (Safeguarding Director as SSS Learning) gets to the heart of what is not working and explores how we can actually keep our children and young people safe.

13 Nov 2023, by Sam Preston