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L4 Safeguarding Training for schools and FE - via Zoom

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This training is designed for existing or new designated safeguarding officers or leads.

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Our Level 4 Designated Safeguarding Person Training for colleges and  training providers is designed for existing or new designated safeguarding persons in educational settings. This training will give attendees the knowledge and confidence to undertake this demanding and vital role. All our safeguarding training is delivered by approved safeguarding trainers with excellent occupational experience.

This training is delivered online via Zoom by expert trainers who are all experienced safeguarding tutors. The training is interactive and ensures attendees will be fully engaged throughout the day.

All our safeguarding training includes the latest updates and Ofsted guidance, including Child Exploitation and County Lines.

Ofsted specifies that ‘there is a designated senior member of staff in charge of safeguarding arrangements who has been trained to the appropriate level and understands their responsibilities relating to the protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults and the safeguarding of all learners.’ Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings, October 2018.

This training is designed to meet the training requirements of Designated Safeguarding Officers working in education.  The event will give attendees the opportunity to explore the requirements of the role in detail, wider considerations for safeguarding in educational environments and identify best practice. The training is interactive and thought provoking.

All staff should receive training when first undertaking this role, and thereafter on a 2 yearly basis as a minimum. Ofsted state ‘Designated members of staff in schools and colleges should be a senior member of the school or college leadership team and they should undertake safeguarding training every two years and their knowledge and skills should be refreshed at regular intervals, but at least annually’. Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings, October 2018.

What does the training include?

This one day training event includes key information for anyone undertaking the role of a Designated Safeguarding Officer. It will allow attendees time for reflection and discussion on key topics the affect safeguarding in their schools and colleges.

 Following the event, attendees will able to:

  • describe the role and responsibilities of the designated safeguarding officer
  • describe the key legislation and guidance that informs your setting’s policy for safeguarding and welfare, including Ofsted requirements
  • investigate attitudes and beliefs regarding child abuse and the impact of these on professional practice
  • understand the barriers that prevent children from reporting abuse
  • identify the barriers that prevent staff from reporting concerns and how to overcome them
  • making decisions about the steps to take when concerns about a child have been identified
  • understand what may happen following a referral
  • identify issues around recording and sharing information, including confidentiality
  • recognise the emotional impact of safeguarding, the importance of supervision and  personal support
  • reflect on your organisation’s action plan, policy and procedures

This course is inline with the latest legislation and guidance, including:

  • Working together to safeguard children
  • Keeping children safe in education
  • Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills settings.

Anne Horn

Anne has worked in education for over 15 years and is passionate about high quality teaching and training. Anne led her department to outstanding for over consecutive 10 years. Anne’s prior experiences as a Ofsted Inspector allows her to provide support to schools, colleges and training providers as an consultant offering pre inspection support and guidance. Anne is dedicated to improving standards in safeguarding. She has written training programmes for Early Years, Schools and Colleges and ensured the training of thousands of staff members has been rigorous, informative and improved the quality of safeguarding for childcare and vulnerable adults winning the Nursery World Trainer of the Year 2017 for this work. Anne is a lay member of her Local Safeguarding Partnership (LSCB).

Sam Sutton

Sam has many years experience working in the further education sector; leading on apprenticeship provision, vocational and professional qualifications for adults and study programmes for young people. As a former member of the senior leadership team of a College she was responsible for safeguarding vulnerable young people and the study programme.

Sam has worked as an Ofsted Inspector and is a consultant and lecturer for Anglia Ruskin University. Sam’s sector expertise is wide ranging and she is passionate about high quality training and assessment. She holds higher level qualifications in leadership teaching, childcare and is passionate about high quality safeguarding practice and leadership. Sam is a Home Office approved PREVENT trainer and is approved by local safeguarding boards to train safeguarding.

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