Best practice in safeguarding in colleges: an Ofsted survey

Summary This is a report of an Ofsted survey of best practice in safeguarding based on visits to 14 of the 15 colleges that received an outstanding grade for the leadership and management of their safeguarding arrangements in 2009/10. Topics covered include: promoting safeguarding;training to safeguard learners; safeguarding of vulnerable groups; promoting safeguarding through teaching and learning; keeping the college’s environment safe; and safe recruitment of staff.