Peer-on-peer abuse

This course has been updated in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021.


Course length20 minutes
Suitable forAll staff and governors at all state and independent schools
Certificate granted?Yes

This short course on peer-on-peer abuse, which focuses on sexual violence and harassment, covers:

  • What peer-on-peer abuse is, including definitions of key terms like sexual harassment, sexual violence and consent
  • What to do if a child makes an allegation
  • How to address and prevent peer-on-peer abuse by contributing to a positive safeguarding culture

Governors will also learn about their responsibilities with regard to peer-on-peer abuse.

At the end, there's a short assessment to test knowledge and put the learning into practice.

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