Recommended Learning Podcasts

A podcast is an audio show, usually spread across a series of episodes, which can be downloaded from the Internet and listened to either on a computer, laptop, mobile phone or MP3 player. Episodes range from lasting just a few minutes where others can be much longer. Below, the duration along with some information about each podcast can be found so you can choose dependent on how much time you have. Other podcasts are available via mainstream platforms such as Apple Podcasts and Audible (subscriptions may apply). There is no charge for accessing these Podcasts.


Ann Craft Trust

A national charity which exists to minimise the risk of abuse of disabled children and adults at risk. There are 14 Episodes available. Highlighted below are those that are of particular relevance to children’s services Safeguarding Matters

  • Forced Marriage of people with Learning Disabilities - Ep 7 (12 mins)
  • Disability and Hate Crime - Ep 10 (7 mins)
  • We Matter Too! - Ep 12 (15 mins)

NSPCC Learning Podcasts

There's a new NSPCC Learning podcast episode every fortnight. You can subscribe through Audioboom and add it to your Apple Podcasts list. 

Some of the titles currently available include:

Think Local Act Personal

A national partnership of more than 50 organisations committed to transforming health and care through personalisation and community-based support.

Podsocs.com - Podcasts for social care

Contextual Safeguarding Network

Supporting organisation. The podcast looks at 'Family Group Conferencing involving young people experiencing extra-familial harm'.