Information & Advice

Child Protection In Music Education: Bespoke Online Course

Child Protection in Education (Music), is a bespoke online course developed by the Musicians' Union in partnership with EduCare. The purpose of this course is to raise your awareness of abuse, neglect and other harms, help you to recognise early signs that might indicate a problem, and guide you on how to take appropriate action.

Posted: 08/03/2022


This course is suitable for anyone
who works with children and young people in a music setting. 
It is a five module course
which takes five CPD hours to complete and covers:

  • What forms child abuse can take (including other harms such as FGM,
    forced marriage and sexual exploitation) and the effect it can have

  • Extremism, radicalisation, and the Prevent duty

  • Signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond
    if a child confides in you 
    processes for reporting abuse

  • The child protection system.

The course also includes short films
demonstrating good and bad practice examples on the following issues:

  • Inappropriate communication with children      

  • Inappropriate demonstration of technique

  • Dealing with a difficult group situation

  • Responding to concerns about abuse.

The stand alone course is £24 and takes 5 hours. Find out more online.

Cost: £24

Contact Name: Educare

Contact Email:

"Just to say a huge thanks ... I am looking forward to progressing with this project thanks to your support, advice and guidance"

Contact Us