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This event is suitable for Ealing maintained schools and all other schools
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Event code SCH 23/077 
Event description

Child Protection for Designated Safeguarding Lead Teachers - for primary and secondary school staff new to the role

Participants will:

  • Understand their role and responsibilities as a DSL

  • Learn about recent changes to key legislation and safeguarding guidance

  • Discuss how best to support staff and the governing body to ensure best practice

  • Examine how their own personal values regarding child abuse can affect professional practice

  • Know how to respond effectively and in a timely fashion to disclosures or suspicions of child abuse

  • Understand the referral and assessment process in relation to children’s social care, the police or the Channel programme

  • Be aware of the risk factors which increase the likelihood of abuse for vulnerable groups of children

  • Identify the barriers to reporting concerns and consider the best way to overcome them

  • Understand how best to liaise with external organisation to ensure maximum communication and collaborative practice

  • Know how to develop effective referral and detailed recording systems in line with GDRP guidelines

Training objectives  
Target Group  
Key stages
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Subject areas Child protection/safeguarding including e-safety
Target audience Teachers: all
OFSTED areas
Professional Standards
Venue via Zoom (online), ., . map
Admin contact Kate Kasampali (
Event Commissioner Tina Birch (
Michelle Hanafi
Course Costs
Standard cost£189.00
*Ealing Learning Partnership pay as you go£172.00
CPD/Training SLA£0.00
Start date Tuesday 18 July 2023
Times 09:30 - 15:30
Number of sessions 1