National School Safety Framework (NSSF)


The National School Safety Framework (NSSF) is the core response of the Department of Education to  school violence. The NSSF was developed by DBE and the Centre for Justice and Crime Prevention (CJCP).  CJCP has given NICRO permission to host NSSF training on NICRO Online.   This training programme will equip students with the  full NSSF toolkit, and guidance on how to implement the NSSF at schools. The programme covers the following:

  • Introduction
  • The NSSF Process
  • The NSSF Tools
  • Assignment - Educator survey
  • The School Safety Action Plan
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Integrating the NSSF into Schools
  • Critical Issues

This programme is accredited for 15 CPD points from the South African Council for Educators until August 2024. If you are claiming SACE CPD points, please ensure your SACE number is entered in your profile. NICRO submits reports to SACE and requires this information

Completion Requirements: Participants must complete assignments and pass an exam with at least 80%. The programme costs R200 with a 60 day access license. You must complete the programme in 60 days.