The Government is determined to help restore teachers' professional authority in the classroom. It has committed to granting teachers anonymity when accused by pupils, and better protecting teachers from false allegations.
Dealing With Allegations of Abuse Against Teachers and Other Staff: Guidance for Local Authorities, Headteachers, School Staff, Governing Bodies and Proprietors of Independent Schools explains what employers need to know to fulfil their statutory duties.
Key changes in this new document:
1. Telling employers for the first time that:
2. Strengthened advice on
Dealing with allegations of abuse against teachers and other staff. Revised October 2012.
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