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Safeguarding Children

Venue
Barnwell Upper School, Stevenage, Barnwell, Stevenage
venue
Course Tutors
Governance Adviser
tutors
Admin Contact
Target Audience
Chair/Vice Chairs of Governors / Governors / Headteachers
target audience
Course Types
Course
Course categories
Governance
Subject
Governance - Safeguarding Children (Formerly Child Protection)
Event Description
This course is strongly recommended for all governors and is essential for the designated child protection governor(s), the chair and the vice chair. It is also highly recommended that all governors refresh this training every 4 years. This course is not available as in-house training due to the demand for this training, please do encourage governors to attend these course by booking online.

This training looks at:
• safeguarding in the school context
• the role of child protection school liaison officers (CPSLO)
• the nature of child abuse • safeguarding responsibilities
• role of the governing board, the headteacher, all staff/volunteers
• role of the Designated Senior Person (DSP)
• child protection policy and procedures statutory child protection training timescales
• vulnerability of staff in schools • management of allegations against staff
• monitoring and review of school practice, policies and procedures
• introduction to audit tools - Annual Schools' Safeguarding Practice Checklist and Annual Safeguarding Report
• an opportunity to ask questions or arrange follow-up contact with your CPSLO.
Training objectives
Learning outcomes
• understand schools' statutory duties and responsibilities for safeguarding pupils
• gain insight into school child protection tasks
• gain knowledge of support available to designated child protection governors (DCPG's)
• be familiar with the audit tools used to monitor safeguarding performance in schools
• be better prepared for inspection
Additional Information
Enquiries
Start Date
Tuesday 15 October 2019
End Date
Tuesday 15 October 2019
Closing Date
Monday 14 October 2019
Times
19:00 - 21:00
Maximum Places
30 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1