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Teachers TV Every Child Matters Presentation by
Emily, Emma, Vikki, Joe & Adam Stakeholders Outcome Why Stay Safe The five aims Policy Changes Better prevention: ‘By mainstreaming preventative approaches’

(Every Child Matters 2003:24) History leading to
Every Child Matters 1833 factory Act 1948 Children Act 1974
Area Child
Protection Committees 2001
Children's Charter 2003
ECM Green Paper 2004
Children Act Dennis O'Neil (13yrs) Maria Cowell Kennedy McFarlane (3yrs) Victoria Climbié Other drivers for
Every Child Matters 8 Public service
inspectorate reports Social
Care Healthcare Police Probation Prisons Prosecution Magistrates Education Hoyle, D (2008) Who does this involve? Teachers
Other governing roles.
Administration staff
Canteen Staff
Grounds men
Teaching aides
Specialist teachers Safeguarding of children
Preventative responsibilities
To guide pupils towards a better adult life
Observe and reportImplement procedures to be followed
Give and receive appropriate training and professional development
Offer extended services
Work in cooperation with other agencies What responsibilities
do they have? Provide a safe environment
Observe and Report
Follow policy and procedure
Be prepared to manage welfare situations or behaviour
Coordinate action
Promote welfareExercise responsibilities How should they act? What are
the issues for
teaching and learning? Catering for all
Measuring Success
Multi-agency tensions Stakeholders Parents, families & Carers Parents/Carers Universal services such as schools, health and social services and childcare Providing information
Money, professionals and training injected into universal services. Parents/Carers to parents of children requiring additional support. Targeted and specialist support Compulsory action Opinions There has
been overwhelming agreement that keeping children safe is everyone’s responsibility. “You would
hope that it would be everybody’s responsibility, the community, the family, to do the right thing, not just the professionals.” – Parent “I would
tell the police,
adult or a teacher
if I was worried
about [someone].”
– Young person “We need
to take complaints from members of the public more seriously, since often it is
them who see the family
rather than officials.” – Practitioner Every Child Matters. (2008) Stakeholders: Education Services Tony Blair
1st Childrens
Minister 8 public service reports and Lord Lamming inquiery Green Paper for ECM Huge consultation with all relevant parties
Even child friendly version produced ECM Published
'The next steps'
7 targeted papers published alongside 2004 Children Act ECM
'Change for children' and others 5 Ouctomes Be Healthy
Stay safe
Enjoy and achieve
Make a positive contribution
Achieve economic wellbeing Teachers TV Evolution of ECM A stronger focus on parenting and families Weak accountability and poor integration:
We need a greater focus on ensuring children at risk are identified earlier.’

(Every Child Matters 2003:25) Workforce reform
and advice and engaging parents to support their child’s development.
through Parenting Orders as a last resort where parents are condoning a child’s truancy, anti-social behaviour or offending. Walker, G. (2008) Walker, G. (2008) Department of Health, Home Office, &
Department for Education and Employment. (1999) Department of Health, Home Office, &
Department for Education and Employment. (1999) Walker, G. (2008) Walker, G. (2008) Every Child Matters (2003) Every Child Matters (2003) Batty, D. (2005) Staying Safe “If Children are not safe – They cannot be happy, healthy, achieve or reach their full Potential”
New Action Plan introduced in 2007 regarding safety.
1039 online responses, 649 from young people and children.
Every Child Matters (2003) Safeguarding The action plan is structured into 3 chapters which cover three types of safeguarding which were set out by the staying safe consultation. “Working to keep all children and young people safe and create safe environments for all children.” UNIVERSAL SAFEGUARDING “Some groups of children are more at risk than others, and it is important to target policies and services to these groups, to help keep them safe from harm.” TARGETED SAFEGUARDING RESPONSIVE SAFEGUARDING “Unfortunately, no matter what we do, there will always be some children and young people who suffer harm. We need to respond quickly and appropriately when this happens – supporting children and dealing with those who harm them.” Chapter 2 focuses on: Helping All Children and young people to stay safe. Road safety, Health visiting services, Playing and taking part in positive activities. Protecting vulnerable children and young people.Some groups of children are more vulnerable than others which effects their safety. on how to respond if a child or young person has been harmed. Chapter 3 focuses on: Chapter 4 focuses on: Bibliography Batty, D. (2005)
Timeline: a history of child protection.
Available from : [Internet] http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2005/may/18/childrenservices2

Department of Health, Home Office, & Department for Education and Employment. (1999). Working Together to Safeguard Children. London: The Stationary Office Ltd.

Every Child Matters (2003),
Available from : [Internet] http://publications.everychildmatters.gov.uk/eOrderingDownload/DCSF-00151-2008.pdf
Hoyle, D (2008)
'Problematizing Every Child Matters',
the encyclopedia of informal education. Available from : [Internet]

Teachers TV, Available from : [Internet]

Walker, G. (2008).
Working Together for Children: a critical introduction to multi-agency working. London: Continuum International Publishing Group.  our existing system for supporting children and young people who are beginning to experience difficulties is often poorly co-ordinated and accountability is unclear.’

(Every Child Matters 2003: 25)
Earlier intervention: (Every Child Matters 2003)
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