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Child Protection for Teachers

Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more This course is designed for teaching staff and education leaders who want to improve their professional practice. It may also be of interest to student support staff, including teacher aides, school counsellors, chaplains, etc. For Australian school educators, this course aligns with the following Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST): For Australian educators in before-school settings, this course aligns with the following National Quality Standard: Warning: Child abuse is a sensitive issue and you may feel a range of emotions when you engage with this material. Please take care of yourself and each other as you work through this course. You can use the hashtag #FLchildprotection to talk about this course on social media.

Topics Covered
  • The warning signs and indicators of different types of child abuse and neglect
  • The roles of teachers and other professionals in recognising and reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect
  • Key elements of child protection legislation and policy
  • Characteristics of effective school-based prevention programs
  • Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments
  • Engage in professional learning
  • Engage professionally with colleagues
  • Quality Area 2 - Children’s health and safety

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Length 2 weeks
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Starts Mar 9 (84 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From Queensland University of Technology via FutureLearn
Instructors Kerryann Walsh, Nhi Pham
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Language English
Subjects Social Sciences
Tags Law

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 2 weeks
Effort 1 hours per week
Starts Mar 9 (84 weeks ago)
Cost $59
From Queensland University of Technology via FutureLearn
Instructors Kerryann Walsh, Nhi Pham
Download Videos Only via web browser
Language English
Subjects Social Sciences
Tags Law

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