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Keeping up to date with legislation

On this page you will find information about:

  • Safeguarding legislation
  • An Educare online course you can access through your membership
  • Youtube videos related to this online course
  • Teachers’ toolkit

The MU recommends that members who teach are up-to-date with the legislation regarding safeguarding children.

Members can access Child Protection in Education (Music), a bespoke online course developed by Educare.

It provides musicians with a better understanding of their responsibilities and how they can avoid situations which could lead to accusations of misconduct. There is a small cost to the course, which covers:

  • Module One:  Child Development.
  • Module Two:  Forms of child abuse.
  • Module Three:  Recognising child abuse.
  • Module Four:  Reporting abuse and the child protection system.
  • Module Five: Good Practice.

A series of videos created as part of this online course can be viewed on YouTube.

For detailed information about this course and to sign up, please visit Educare.

Teachers' Toolkit

Child protection and safeguarding (PDF 404.91 bytes file opens in new window)