Course Outline

This short course is designed to give a better understanding of key legislation, guidance and procedures relating to the safety and protection of children. Using International case studies and case reviews this module will give those attending an introduction to harm and abuse, knowledge of key warning signs and how and when to escalate concerns. This training is ideal for the induction of new staff as well as raise awareness and a refresher course to those already in post.

Course Objectives

  • An understanding of the legislation around safeguarding and child protection
  • An introduction to harm and abuse
  • An overview of the warning signs
  • An understanding of your role in keeping children safe

Delegates receive:

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

About Karen Bell

Accredited Safeguarding and Leadership Consultant

Karen Bell

With 20 years’ experience in education, working initially as a teacher of maths before progressing to senior leadership roles, Karen has worked in the UK and abroad on developmental projects where inclusion and assessment were key, and possesses a deep personal knowledge and expertise in both areas. She has led on inclusion at senior leadership level in two schools, achieving SLE status for her specialism. Having helped take schools out of special measures and been a key leader in another rated outstanding in all areas, including post 16, she can confidently prepare any school for a successful Ofsted inspection. She has also written and had accredited a full suite of safeguarding workshops.