Child Protection

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ISS is a leader in efforts to prevent the sexual abuse of children in the International School Community and encourages all individuals to take an active role in child protection.

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Our work is focused in three key areas:

  • ISS is a founding member of the International Task Force for Child Protection, along with CIS, COBIS, AISH, The US State Department, AAIE, ECIC and ICMEC
  • ISS is collaborating with ICMEC to provide more training and awareness for educational professionals
  • As a certified facilitator, ISS hosts Darkness to Light training sessions
  • ISS can help schools develop and implement policy Recruitment Practices
  • All ISS Global Recruitment Staff receive child protection training
  • ISS provides recruitment guidelines for schools related to child protection screening
  • ISS facilitates and encourages police background checks for recruiting teachers at ISS Managed Schools
  • ISS Managed Schools have adopted best practice child protection policies and procedures.
  • Faculty at ISS Managed Schools receives regular training.

Articles and Resources

Update on Child Protection in International Schools

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School Safety and Security

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