Consideration has been given for an extension to be granted to the response deadline (formerly Monday 6thFebruary, 2017) for the consultation on the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) Regional Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy and Procedures for Northern Ireland, and this has now been agreed. We would therefore ask that all responses are now returned no later than Monday 6th March 2017.
The consultation for the Children and Young People's Strategy 2017-2027 has now commenced. The consultation period runs from Monday 19th December 2016 until 5pm on Monday 27th February 2017 inclusive.
The strategy and related information can be found here on the Department of Education's website.
The Northern Ireland Executive have recently launched a child-friendly version of their Programme for Government consultation document.
You can view the document here.
Contact details for responses are included within.
The SBNI Regional Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy and Procedures are now open to consultation. It is intended to make these available once finailsed on an E-based platform. Further policy and procedures are at different stages of development and will be made available once they are finalised.
There are three elements which have been included as part of this process for your consideration:
1. The Policy and Procedures which are grouped under five Sections:
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The ‘Stopping Domestic and Sexual Violence and Abuse in Northern Ireland’ Strategy has been published today.
Safer Internet Day 2016 took place in Northern Ireland yesterday with the theme, “Play your part for a better internet!” Please click here to view activities around yesterday’s proceedings.