Guides and factsheets

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Protecting vulnerable groups scheme (Scotland)

This factsheet covers the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme in Scotland and its impact on individuals, organisations and personal employers, and to a lesser extent, volunteers.

Disclosure and barring service

This factsheet covers system for checking the backgrounds of those wishing to work in schools in England and Wales.

Protection of children and vulnerable adults in FE colleges (for reps)

This factsheet explains what ATL reps should expect colleges to have in place by way of guidance for staff and support for students.