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Procedures against staff: maintaining confidentiality

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Last updated on 26 January 2017
School types: All · School phases: All
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What is a school's duty for confidentiality during procedures against staff? We outline guidance on confidentiality issues when conducting formal procedures, including complaints procedures and investigations, against staff. We also relay advice on informing the governors and parents of procedures.

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  1. 1 Schools should maintain confidentiality during formal procedures
  2. 2 Expert advice on maintaining confidentiality throughout procedures
  3. 3 Sharing the outcome with the parents of the child involved
  4. 4 When is the governing body informed of procedures against staff?
  5. 5 Dealing with allegations: procedure from a school

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