Creating a Safeguarding Culture

Wednesday 22 May 2019
School Type

The Education Act 2002 places a duty on schools to have arrangements in place to ensure that they safeguard and promote the welfare of children, and have regard to the statutory guidance issued by the Secretary of State in considering what arrangements they need to make ( Governance Handbook DfE 2017). This course will address the key aspects of the safeguarding governor’s role in discharging these duties including: Understanding the safeguarding requirements. Supporting the work of the Designated Safeguarding Lead. Reporting back to the Governing Body about how effective safeguarding is. Checking that the school is compliant with statutory guidance. Checking out whether there is a consistency in safeguarding across the whole school. Making sure that there are effective systems in place to keep vulnerable children safe.

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