Our free expert webinar on safeguarding will be on Wednesday 23 January 2019, in association with COBIS, and will be delivered by Ms. Soola Georgiou.

Target audience

  • Headteachers/Principals,
  • Senior managers
  • Business managers
  • HR managers
  • Named and Designated Safeguarding leads/Child Protection officers
  • Governors/trustees

Learning Outcomes

  • An understanding of what recruitment checks are required in relation to the single central register
  • Learn about your responsibilities regarding recording and storage
  • What to expect from the single central register inspection
  • An awareness of the latest best practice guidelines regarding the upkeep of the single central register

Webinar Description

Keeping an accurate single central register is an important part of safeguarding children in education. Join this free webinar to find out about the latest best practice guidelines around the checks and the records that need to be made.

Presenter Biography

Soola Georgiou is a safeguarding consultant and trainer. She has over 23 years’ experience working with children, families and professionals in education. She provides general service development and consultancy at both at strategic and at case level. A qualified barrister, she has the legal experience needed to investigate serious case and multi-agency reviews. Her strategic work includes the development of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures, as well as providing advice to head teachers, governors and designated safeguarding leads. Soola has over ten years’ experience as an accredited Safer Recruitment trainer making safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children an integral and essential part of creating safe environments. Soola offers safeguarding audits to schools and other education settings on all aspects of safeguarding and child protection, including statutory guidance and best practice, Ofsted requirements and the review of safer recruitment procedures. Her work on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children has seen her collaborating with various schools as a school governor, the Chartered College of Teaching, The British Association for the Study and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Islington Council and Cambridge Education.