Course Outline

This online training will develop your awareness and understanding of safeguarding and child protection to support you in keeping children safe. It will give you the knowledge and skills to identify and respond to possible abuse and neglect and ensures you are fully informed of the latest developments and guidelines in safeguarding.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the legislation, guidance and best practice that underpins safeguarding and child protection.
  • Be able to recognise the different categories of abuse and the signs and indicators of abuse and neglect.
  • Understand the part you need to play in the safeguarding process, managing concerns, sharing information and follow up work.

Delegates receive:

  • Completion Certificate
  • Take-away Resources
  • Essential Reading List
  • Optional Post Online Support

About Soola Georgiou

Accredited Safeguarding Consultant

Soola Georgiou

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, Inspection 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, Islington Council and Cambridge Education.