It is a statutory requirement for anyone who works with children to have up-to-date knowledge of safeguarding policies, legislation and guidance so they can proactively focus on keeping them safe from harm and maintain the ability to act on any concerns about the safety and welfare of children and young people.
Why Take this course?
The Department of Education states ‘everybody who comes into contact with children and their families has a role to play in safeguarding children’. It is the duty of schools and colleges to prioritise this responsibility at the highest level.
The Safeguarding in Education course has been created with child protection in mind, giving advice and information for schools and college staff using practical, real-life examples. The course is written by safeguarding experts with over 100 years’ joint experience in the education sector.
It is a statutory requirement that all staff working with children receive appropriate child protection training. By completing this course, you will be meeting these legal obligations and minimising the risk of bad publicity or lawsuits.