Safeguarding for Governors and Trustees (Online)

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Safeguarding for Governors and Trustees (Online)

Programme Overview
Safeguarding for Governors and trustees
Delivery Model Online session
What is Included
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • Course material (if applicable).
  • AED 750 per delegate plus 5% VAT
  • In-school bespoke training is available.  Please contact Rebecca Annand for more information
Deadline booking date
COURSE CONFIRMED – Places Still Available
Date and time 
Tuesday 19th September 2023

12:30pm to 4:30pm UAE time
9:30pm to 1:30pm UK time

Programme breakdown

  • Four-hour virtual F2F training session.
Platform ZOOM
Target audience


This course is specifically designed for:​

  • Governors
  • Trustees
  • Board Members
  • Local Advisory Board Members
Aims of the course
  • The aim of this course is to ensure those who hold governance responsibility fully understand their role in the application of safeguarding accountability within a setting.
  • Delegates will learn how to act appropriately and confidently to safeguard children in your care.
  • The expectation is that participants would have previously completed an introductory online safeguarding and child protection training course.
Intended outcomes

Taught by experienced professionals from a social service, governance, education, or policing background you will learn to:

  • Examine the role of the Governing Body or Trustee Board to keep children and young people safe.
  • Identify the relevant legislation and guidance within your geographical location that safeguards children and young people.
  • Identify who within the Governing Body or Trustee board holds a safeguarding responsibility.
  • Identify the different roles and responsibilities in safeguarding accountability.
  • Identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse.
  • Name the categories of child abuse and neglect.
  • Identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns.
  • Recognise possible child abuse.
  • Recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse.
  • Record what you’ve seen or heard.
  • Respond appropriately.
  • Report your concerns about a child.
  • Understand the safeguarding governance and accountability.

The Safeguarding Alliance

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The Safeguarding Alliance based in the City of London, sets the benchmark for outstanding safeguarding practice both in the UK and internationally. With multiple, internationally accredited training courses, covering a wide breadth of Safeguarding issues bespoke to your location; training supports the building of transferable skills, knowledge and competence in the field of care, safety and welfare of children, young people and those at risk. As occupationally and operationally competent, independently quality assured safeguarding consultants; our trainers can support, mentor and guide individuals and organisations, enabling leaders, managers and practioner teams to apply the latest best practice to daily activity, mitigating against risk to pupils, staff and your institution. The Safeguarding Alliance provides course attendees with fully accredited qualifications which are transferrable through UK Ofqual recognised courses.
Times are UAE 12:30pm to 4:30pm via ZOOM.


Course Summary

Clear and structured safeguarding governance and accountability are key to an effective safeguarding provision.

The course will explore the safeguarding role and responsibility of the Governor or Trustee.

The course examines current safeguarding legislation and explores how to recognise and respond to disclosures, critical incidents, including illness, injury, security events and emergency situations.



The Safeguarding Alliance
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