This essential training for all designated safeguarding leads will refresh your knowledge of how to recognise and respond to concerns and disclosures of abuse. It outlines the statutory safeguarding responsibilities of schools and academies in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education, including Ofsted expectations and recognised good practice. The training pays particular focus to the lessons learnt for educational settings from Safeguarding Child Practice Reviews, and offers opportunities to learn more about the importance of professional curiosity. This course will leave you well placed to confidently manage safeguarding arrangements in an education setting and contribute effectively to the child protection process.
Are you an Advanced DSL?
If you are an experienced Designated Safeguarding Lead then we also offer DSL (Advanced) training which may be more suitable for you. The DSL (Advanced) meets the two-yearly statutory training requirements for DSLs as stated in Keeping Children Safe in Education but also gives a deeper insight into the role and requirements from a strategic perspective. Please see the website for any available dates.
Who is it for?
Headteachers, Senior Leaders, Designated Safeguarding Leads and Deputy Designated Safeguarding Leads