Managing Allegations of Abuse Against Staff and Volunteers

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Managing Allegations of Abuse Against Staff and Volunteers

Programme Overview
Managing allegations
Delivery ModelOnline Face to Face session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable).
  • AED 750 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • Discounts available for 3 or more delegates from the same school.
  • If you would like bespoke, in-school training for a group of your staff, please contact Rebecca Annand,, who will be able to assist you.
Deadline booking date
Wednesday 2nd February 2022
Training date and time
Tuesday 16th February 2022

11:00pm to 3:00pm UAE time
7:00am to 11:00am UK time

Programme breakdown

  • 4-hours of virtual live F2F training with a break between sessions.  
Target audience

PRIMARY and SECONDARY All Senior Leaders, School Governors/Trustees and Safeguarding Leads.

Aims of the course
  • To equip the delegate with the confidence to manage allegations of abuse against staff and volunteers.
Intended outcomes
  • Understand what an allegation is and how allegations may arise
  • Understand role and responsibilities in managing allegations
  • Recognise possible risks and identify measures to mitigate risk
  • Understand how to effectively manage communication
  • Understand the impact of allegations and investigations to ensure that all those involved are appropriately supported
  • Identify good practice

Emily Konstantas

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Emily Konstantas LLM, LPC, LLB (Hons) N.Grad, NALP (PhD Candidate) PTLLS: CEO of The Safeguarding Alliance which provides training and advice on Safeguarding to educational institutions, charities and private individuals both in the UK and internationally. She has developed ‘The Safeguarding Standard’, which provides the benchmark for outstanding practice in Safeguarding. Emily is an advisor and trustee for many organisations and is a governor of several high-profile independent schools. She has studied both a Bachelor of Law and master’s degrees in law and is currently working towards her PhD in International Child Protection law. Often a keynote speaker, Emily is an experienced trainer working both in the UK, MENA and ASEAN regions, Southern and Eastern Europe. Emily is an expert school improvement partner, and experienced change manager in the preparation for ISI, Ofsted and BSO inspections.

Programme details:

Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility and organisations must maintain an attitude of ‘it can happen here’. It is important that organisations are confident in assessing and managing allegations of abuse against staff and/or volunteers.

Through intense safeguarding crisis management, The Safeguarding Alliance are in a unique position to share our experience and knowledge to support you in your role when faced with an allegation of abuse against staff and/or volunteers.

Our course has been designed to ensure that you take a systematic approach and understand the importance of evidencing when faced with a safeguarding concern.

Times are UAE 1:00pm to 5:00pm via ZOOM.

Session 1:  It can happen here

  • This session will explore the idea of ‘it can happen here’. Case studies will be shared as an introduction to the course. The importance of clear systems and procedures will be explored in relation to managing an allegation of abuse against staff and volunteers


Session 2:  Communication, next steps and managing the outcome

  • This session focuses on the importance of effective communication to key stakeholders throughout the process as well as identifying the next steps and managing the outcome.


Emily Konstantas
4 hours