Tag Archive: training

Safeguarding international pupils

16th June, 2021 9:30 am

It has always been understood that children who travel great distances from their homes for their education are vulnerable and merit specific thought when developing safeguarding and child protection policies within schools. From a safeguarding perspective, there can be added complications relating to the responsiveness of your local authority in supporting international students, and perhaps even corresponding with an overseas... View Article

Webinar: the rights of children and young people

18th March, 2021 11:00 am

Worldwide, children and young people have rights. In 1989 the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child set out the human rights of every person under 18. The Convention applies to every child, whatever their ethnicity, gender, religion, language, abilities and whatever their family background or public beliefs/feelings. This was set out to ensure that all children had the... View Article

DSL Training

8th March, 2021 9:30 am

DSL Training This course is suitable for staff in the role of designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL). The training will enable you to meet statutory responsibilities referenced in Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children. This course is provided by an NSPCC accredited trainer and qualified social work manager of 20... View Article

Virtual Conference: abuse online – managing and preventing incidents

22nd January, 2021 9:30 am

Where “going offline” is more of a challenge or detox, the positive and negative impact of online engagement, can have a significant impact on the mental health and development of young people. Abuse, in particular, has proven serious real-life repercussions. Negotiating how best to use the internet and social media to engage young people is also a challenge for professionals... View Article

Webinar: What’s new – Drugs and alcohol

18th January, 2021 2:00 pm

This webinar will take a look at drug and alcohol use among young people, highlighting current trends in substances and how they are being used. Among the topics covered will be substances themselves, but also the multitude of associated risk factors and the reasons why young people might choose to use drugs and/or alcohol. Delegates will leave the session feeling... View Article

Safer Recruitment training

7th January, 2021 10:00 am

Safer Recruitment Training This course is suitable for staff in the role of designated safeguarding lead (DSL) and deputy designated safeguarding lead (DDSL) as well as members of management teams with recruitment responsibilities, including HR and Governors/Trustees. The training will enable you to meet statutory responsibilities referenced in Keeping Children Safe in Education and Working Together to Safeguard Children, and... View Article

Virtual Conference: peer-on-peer abuse, spotting the signs

26th November, 2020 9:30 am

Peer-on-peer abuse is now recognised as a significant growth area of abuse suffered by young people. Included in KCSiE 2019 for England and Wales and in the specific sexual harassment guidance for schools, this is a topic professionals need to recognise and understand. This is a particularly sensitive issue where both the victim and the perpetrator are in need of... View Article

Webinar: making the most of professional supervision

23rd November, 2020 1:30 pm

Professional supervision is an important part of supporting staff, and monitoring effectiveness. Fulfilling a role that includes Safeguarding requirements and responsibilities, like DSL/DDSL, Safeguarding Manager, can be stressful, pressured, and oftentimes lonely. Effective use of professional supervision can support staff across these challenging elements of their role. For those in education, the importance of professional supervision is recognised in the... View Article

Webinar: there’s more to saying ‘NO’ – refusal strategies

16th November, 2020 2:00 pm

This webinar will explore the complex dynamics at work in decision-making during adolescence, what motivates students to say yes, and what sometimes impedes their ability to say no when they want or need to. We will consider the important changes taking place in the adolescent brain, including in relation to risk, reward and executive functions. We will also look at... View Article

Sacpa annual safeguarding conference

12th November, 2020 10:00 am

We hope you are able to join us for the BSA Group’s annual safeguarding conference, focusing on the latest trends and headlines in safeguarding and child protection. Running for the fourth consecutive year, this conference highlights the importance and increasing relevance of safeguarding and child protection in the delivery of care and support of young people.   Programme topics: Updates... View Article