Over a quarter of education staff are concerned they could be perceived as prejudiced or racist if they report concerns linked to faith and belief.

The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) survey also found that 31% of staff lack confidence in their own judgment about reporting female genital mutilation (FGM), honour-based abuse or child abuse linked to faith or belief.

Just under half believe that their safeguarding and child protection training has fully equipped them to deal with emerging problems, liaise with the designated safeguarding lead, and work with other professionals to support early identification and assessment.

Read the rest of the survey results and article here – ATL Survey Results.