• Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group Meeting 4th March 2021

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    The next Teaching & Learning Special Interest Group meeting will take place on 4th March 2021, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon

    Thu 4 Mar 2021
    10:00 - 12:00
  • Established Designated Safeguarding Lead Refresher Training 16th March 2021

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     “Keeping children safe in education” is statutory guidance for all schools and FE colleges including independent schools and academies. The current guidance states that designated safeguarding leads (DSLs) and their deputies must attend refresher training at least every two years and update their knowledge, skills and understanding at least annually.

    Tue 16 Mar 2021
    09:15 - 12:45
  • Changes to DBS Filtering Rules briefing, 13th April 2021

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    On the 14th September 2020, the House of Commons passed the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020, which has been described as the most significant change to criminal record disclosure since 1975.

    Tue 13 Apr 2021
    13:30 - 15:00
  • Safer Recruitment Training, 21st April 2021

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    ‘Keeping children safe in education’ (DfE 2020) states that schools and FE colleges have a statutory responsibility to ensure that relevant staff and members of the proprietor body been trained in Safer Recruitment techniques as set out in part 3.

    Wed 21 Apr 2021
    09:30 - 16:45
  • Making sense of the Single Central Record: DBS & other vetting checks, 5th May 2021

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    Who should be included? What do we put in the columns? Who needs which checks? Why is it so complicated?

    Wed 5 May 2021
    09:30 - 12:30
  • Newly Designated Safeguarding Lead Training, 17th and 19th May 2021

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    Keeping children safe in Education (DfE 2020) states that every school or FE college should have a senior member of staff designated to take lead responsibility for dealing with child protection issues, providing advice and support to other staff, liaising with the Local Authority and working with other agencies. 

    Mon 17 May 2021
    to Wed 19 May 2021
    10:00 - 16:45