Child Protection for Teachers

Online Course

Future Learn
Child Protection for Teachers

What is the course about?

Child Protection for Teachers
The course Child Protection for Teachers is an online class provided by Queensland University of Technology through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
_x000D_ Learn how to identify and report signs of child abuse and neglect with this child protection course for educators.
Course description
  • Learn how teachers can identify the warning signs of child abuse and neglect
  • 2 weeks
  • Teachers in many countries are required by law to report child abuse and neglect. Some nations are on the cusp of introducing mandatory reporting or have policy-based duties for reporting.
  • All teachers would benefit from child protection training, increasing their awareness and understanding of their roles in safeguarding children.
  • On this course, you will examine how to recognise the signs of child abuse and neglect, and learn how maltreatment impacts on children’s learning and development. You will also come to understand your role as a reporter of abuse and neglect.
  • The warning signs and indicators of different types of child abuse and neglect
  • The roles of teachers and other professionals in recognising and reporting suspected cases of child abuse and neglect
  • Key elements of child protection legislation and policy
  • Characteristics of effective school-based prevention programs
  • This child protection course is designed for teaching staff and education leaders who want to improve their professional practice. It may also be of interest to student support staff, including teacher aides, school counsellors, chaplains, etc.
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • QUT is a leading Australian university ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide by the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings. Located in Brisbane, it attracts over 50,000 students.

Prerequisites & Facts

Child Protection for Teachers

Course Topic

Law, Professional Development for Teachers, Teaching

University, College, Institution

Queensland University of Technology

Course Skill Level

Course Language


Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

Child Protection for Teachers

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / Queensland University of Technology you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
Queensland University of Technology
Child Protection for Teachers
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School: Queensland University of Technology
Topic: Law, Professional Development for Teachers, Teaching
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