Developing contextual responses to the abuse and exploitation of young people


Learning Projects

Last updated: 24 Mar 2019

Learning projects are guided, collaborative research and writing projects. Each project focuses on a topic relating to contextual safeguarding. Network members are invited to read the learning project prompt and write short responses based on their experiences. Members may wish to respond with personal reflections, case summaries, suggestions for improvements, or other forms. The Research Team will review members’ responses and then write a briefing based on the emerging learning. The briefings will only be accessible to Network members and they will not contain identifying information about the authors.

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Briefings sharing learning from previous learning projects can be found below.

Learning Projects

Responding to safeguarding concerns in local businesses and neighbourhoods

This new briefing shares findings from a learning project exploring how areas address risks within neighbourhood and community settings and how they are engaging businesses in this process.

Learning Projects

Holistic approaches to safeguarding adolescents

This briefing shares findings from the Contextual Safeguarding Network’s third learning project exploring how local areas are developing holistic approaches to safeguarding adolescents from extra-familial risk.

Learning Projects

Evidencing peer-on-peer abuse in educational settings

This learning project outlines how professionals capture, share and use information about peer-on-peer abuse that occurs within schools and alternative education settings.

Learning Projects

Peer group mapping: practitioners briefing

The Contextual Safeguarding Network's second learning project evidences how practitioners develop and use peer-group maps and generate knowledge on a young person’s peer associations in order to assess their vulnerability or develop plans to keep them safe. The briefing is available to members of the network only via this link.

Only members of the Contextual Safeguarding Network may access the resources on this page.

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