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Last reviewed on 11 February 2021
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Take these steps to build safeguarding into your remote learning set-up over digital education platforms and when using the phone to check in with pupils.

We've based the scenarios in this article on using the features of G Suite for Education (e.g. Google Classroom and Google Meet), the features of Office 365 Education (e.g. Microsoft Teams), open Google Drives, and YouTube, as these are among the most commonly-used platforms at the moment.

Get staff and pupils set up with safe surroundings

If teachers will be streaming lessons with their webcams on, or recording videos, tell them to:

Ask pupils to be in a shared space in their house, rather than in their bedroom. No pyjamas for pupils either! Alternatively, you could ask them

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