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Changes to policy and curriculum

Safeguarding Policy Protecting children and vulnerable adults

Warning: the content within this page reflects the information available to students in the 2019/20 academic year. As such, this information may no longer be factually accurate.

In August 2019 a number of changes were implemented to the Safeguarding Policy Protecting children and vulnerable adults. These changes potentially affect all students.

The changes made

  1. The term 'Human Resources' has been replaced with 'People Services'
  2. Updated legislation references
  3. Update of guidance and reporting forms relating to what to do if you are concerned about the safety or welfare of a child or vulnerable adult.

Please talk to your Student Support Team if you need any further information. You can find out how to contact them on Contact the OU.