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The Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 laid the foundation for a Vetting and Barring Scheme which would strengthen arrangements for those wishing to work with children or vulnerable adults.
This document, provides guidance on Safeguarding Children in Education: The role of local authorities and governing bodies under the Education Act 2002
There are approximately 22,000 school governors in Wales, one of the largest groups of volunteers in Wales.

Quality learning in schools requires quality teachers and support staff.

Our policies and guidance aims to support these educators and school governors in Wales.

Working in partnership with educators, we aim to formulate policies and develop guidance to support them in their work, to ensure a quality school education in Wales.