Safeguarding in International Schools

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Course Description

This course is aimed at any education professional working in an international school who has a responsibility to ensure children are safeguarded from potential abuse or neglect.

If you work in any education setting, whether that is a nursery, school or college, you have a statutory duty to safeguard children, and make sure they are protected from any abuse or neglect. In order to do this, you must be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of abuse and report them to the appropriate authorities.

Our course covers everything you need to know about Safeguarding in Education in the UK, with two extra components, ‘Safer Recruitment in International Schools’ and ‘Best Practice in International Schools’, which cover safeguarding practices in international schools.

The topics you will cover are vast and include the legislation and guidance you need to be aware of, safe working practices in education settings, how to recognise signs and abuse in children, what to do if you have concerns, and more.

We have designed the course to be learner-led. It is broken down into bite-sized chunks, so it can easily be tailored to your needs, time and individual learner journey. We have used different types of media to ensure the learning is engaging and varied, as well as practical, real life examples to help illustrate how it can be applied to your role.

To make sure that our course is based on industry best practice, we have worked with relevant practitioners and independent consultants and mapped the content to the following best practice frameworks:

Intercollegiate Framework
Core Training Skills Framework
National Competency Safeguarding Framework
The course covers a wide range of legislation including:

  • United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child
  • Health and Safety Act 1974
  • Children Act 1989
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Education Act 2002
  • Children Act 2004
  • Equality Act 2010
  • Counter Terrorism and Security Act 2015
  • Data Protection Act 2018

Who should take this course
This Safeguarding in International Schools course is suitable for a range of roles which includes frequent or regularly work with vulnerable children. Some of these roles may include administrators and reception staff, teaching assistants, early years practitioners and safeguarding teams.

Our course will take approximately nine to ten hours to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course and your progress will be automatically saved so you can log in and out as you please.

Entry requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Test and certificate
The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.

If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.

Learners will be able to download a digital certificate on completion. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.

£40.00 + VAT

Volume discounts available

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