Cyp Core 3.3

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CYP Core 3.3: Understand how to safeguard the wellbeing of children & young people. 1. Understand the main legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures for safeguarding children and young people. 1.1. Outline current legislation, guidelines, policies and procedures within own UK Home Nation affecting the safeguarding of children and young people. The current policies and procedures for safeguarding the welfare of children and young people, are: The Childcare Act 2006. This is the first piece of legislation that is primarily concerned with early years education and childcare, and introduces the EYFS which supports settings in delivering high quality early years education. The United Nations Convention on the rights of the child 1989. This is to ensure children are safe and cared for. Children and young people have the right to be protected from all forms of physical and mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect, maltreatment or exploitation, including sexual abuse by those looking after them Children Act 1989. Parents and professionals must work together to ensure the safety of the child. L.A has a duty to investigate when there is a reasonable cause to suspect that a child is suffering or in danger of significant harm. The Education Act 2002. This sets out all the responsibilities of Local Education Authorities, governing bodies, head teachers, and all those working in schools to ensure children and young people are safe and free from harm. Children Act 2004. This provides the legal framework for every child matters. It includes the requirement for services to work closely, forming an integrated service. Working Together To Safeguard Children 2006. This sets out the duties of organisations and how they must work together to safeguard children and young people. 1.2 Explain child protection within the wider concept of
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