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What if ....? Suspected Abuse

Synopsis
Teachers and managers role-play challenging situations, with Ted Wragg asking the difficult questions. This programme looks at what actions are taken when the head suspects a pupil is being physical abused. When is the inter-agency child protection team of the police, health and social services involved? At what point are the parents told? The eight panellists respond to a case study involving six-year-old Jade who appears at school with bruising. The dilemmas arise out of determining whether Jade’s bruises are the result of rough and tumble in the playground or more serious signs of abuse at home.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of production
2004
Notes
Broadcast on Teachers TV on 23/11/2005
Subjects
Education; Social welfare
Keywords
child abuse; teacher training

Online availability

URI
http://www.teachers.tv/strandProgramme.do?strandId=3&transmissionProgrammeId=212846
Price
30 minutes
Delivery
Streamed/Download

Distributor

Name

Teachers’ TV

Email
info@teachers.tv
Web
http://www.teachers.tv/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7182 7430
Address
6-18 Berners Street
London
W1T 3LN
Notes
Funded by the Department for Education, Teachers’ TV was a producer and supplier of over 3,600 free videos and lesson resources to support the professional development of anyone working in school, enabling them to widen their skills, develop their practice, and connect with others in the field. Previously broadcast on digital television, the service became exclusively online from 31 August 2010, with programmes being available for free online viewing or download. Thge DfE terminated the contract with Teachers TV and delivery via the website ceased on 29 April 2011, with the programmes being offered to educational distributors free online delivery. Further details from the DfE website Until 29 April 2011 programmes from Teachers Television were streamed on the website and available for download to registered users (free registration). Programmes are aimed at primary and secondary school teachers in all subject areas, as well as headteachers and governors, and include observation of teaching sessions, materials for use in the classroom and discussion of issues relevant to education. Teachers TV was funded by the Department for Education but the contract ended in April 2011 and the programmes are being offered to educational distributors to deliver free at the point of use from their websites. Details of which titles are available in this way are on the DfE website http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/toolsandinitiatives/teacherstv

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