A one day course specifically designed for DSLs and Deputy DSLs in schools to meet requirements under Keeping Children Safe in Education 2020.
The course will cover:
Part One - What is safegarding - the legal and guidance context?
The role of the DSL and school leadership
Being the lead/single point of contact with multi-agency partners for individual cases
Recent research into safeguarding outcomes
Part Two - Ensuring a safe system
Whole school systems
Safe recruitment and management
Dealing with allegations against staff and volunteers
Ongoing support for DSLs in their role
You should already have completed a level 1 or 2 Safeguarding/Child Protection Course
Methodology: Presentation, Group work, Discussion and Questions
The course will be led by Malcolm Ward who is a independent child protection consultant with experience in multi-agency safeguarding to support children and families and in school management at primary and secondary levels.