Education Portal

ICMEC and the International Task Force on Child Protection have joined forces to provide resources on how to prevent and respond to child abuse, neglect and sexual exploitation wherever you are in the world.


Select from a list of quick start documents pertaining to your topic of inquiry or browse by scrolling down or using the menu at left.

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To report child sexual exploitation in the United States or in any country, please make a report online to NCMEC’s CyberTipline at

The International Task Force on Child Protection is an initiative of the following founding members:

Read the Task Force charter. Available resources range from fact sheets, training curricula and prevention strategies, to organizational and school policies and procedures.

Check back often, as the Education Portal will be updated with new materials.

The Education Portal is made possible through a grant from the overseas schools advisory council.


Awareness & Prevention

What can parents and professionals do to better protect children from sexual abuse and exploitation, physical abuse and neglect?

Learn about potential indicators that a child may be at risk for abuse, or a child or adult may be at risk for offending. Use the resources below to discover answers to common questions and dispel myths.


What are the accreditation and inspection protocols for international schools?

Read more on exemplary practices schools should adopt to promote high levels of child protection, professional development and training for school leaders and staff, and regular reviews of child protection measures.

  1. Introduction
  2. Awareness & Prevention
  3. Policies & Procedures
  4. Accreditation
  5. Recruitment
  6. Reporting
  7. Curriculum Resources
  8. Sections