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Head teachers from state and independent schools have joined forces to attack new safety laws that could jeopardise language exchange trips and work experience placements. More...

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In an interview with The Guardian, Sir Roger Singleton, the chairman of the Independent Safeguarding Authority, said it would be "foolish to blindly ignore" the wave of public concern about the Vetting and Barring Scheme amid fears it could deter people from volunteering for traditional activities. He was reviewing, for example, whether host parents of pupils staying as part of a school exchange trip should have to register. They do under the current rules as they provide overnight care. More...

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Article in Daily Mail on ISA vetting of Host Families for Exchange students.

 

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The government is to look again at how a new vetting system for those working with children will operate.
England's Children's Secretary, Ed Balls, said it was "tremendously important" to define "frequent or intensive" contact correctly.

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Parents who regularly drive children for sports or social clubs will have to be vetted or face fines of up to £5,000 under new rules
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