Child Protection

Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools

The new Child Protection Procedures incorporate significant improvements to the previous school guidelines and are intended to better ensure consistent and uniform implementation of Children First across all schools. The improvements include a new template child protection policy, a requirement that all primary schools fully implement the Stay Safe programme and also put in place improved oversight arrangements at Board of Management level.

Contact

Email:schoolgovernance@education.gov.ie

Address: Department of Education and Skills, School Governance Section, Cornamaddy, Athlone, County Westmeath, N37 X659

Information in relation to recent and proposed legislation relevant to Child Protection

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