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Designated Safeguarding Leads: Initial Training
18 Jun
1st July 2019: Book now whilst places are still available Outline This training is a statutory requirement for Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) or those who deputise in this role Description This full day training course is a comprehensive guide for Designated Safeguarding Leads (DSLs) following the principle guidance of Keeping Children Safe in Education- 2016 Outcomes By the end of the training, you will be able to: describe the role and main responsibilities of the designated safeguarding lead describe the key legislation and guidance that determines approaches in school and college settings to safeguarding allow you to consider what steps your setting needs to take to look after the safety and welfare of the your learners identify the barriers that prevent children from reporting abuse know how to respond effectively to a child who does discloses abuse (process & support) understand the barriers that prevent staff from reporting concerns, and how to overcome them make the right decisions where there are concerns about a childs welfare know what is likely to happen following a referral to children's social care and what role the school or college has in the multi-agency child protection process describe robust approached to recording and sharing information, including confidentiality talk about your organisation’s overarching policy and procedures understand the Single Central Record Audience Schools and colleges ( this is not an early years specific course)
Free Training Event
05 Jun
Join us at the launch of the So-called Honour Based Violence (SCHBV) and Forced marriage Stockport strategies. Stockport Complex Safeguarding Strategic Group have developed a strategy and supporting guidance to assist colleagues in developing their knowledge and awareness of these subjects. SCHBV and abuse is defined as: “A collection of practices used to control the behaviour of individuals to protect perceived Cultural and religious beliefs, values or social norms in the name of honour” (Greater Manchester so-called honour based violence statement) Forced marriage is defined as: A forced marriage is where one or both people do not (or in cases of people with learning disabilities, cannot) consent to the marriage and pressure or abuse is used. (Foreign and Commonwealth office, 2013) The event will provide colleagues the opportunity to consider and discuss the strategy and guidance, enabling them to cascade learning within their own organisations on how to approach these complicated aspects of work with children, families and vulnerable adults. Project Choice will facilitate a session to inform people about the risks, threats and harm that so-called honour-based violence and abuse, including forced marriage and female genital mutilation can pose and how these can be managed to reduce risk. Dates, venue and booking information Session 1 9th July 2019, 1-3pm, The Heatons Sports Club, Green Lane, Stockport SK4 2NF Session 2 13th February 2020, 1:30-3pm, Stopford House, floor 1, Piccadilly, Stockport, SK1 3XE Book here - www.educationstockport.uk
Stockport Children’s Book Award 2019
03 Jan
About the Book Award The award is a fantastic opportunity for children from ages 5 to 16 to take part and vote for the best current fiction in their age group. Aims: · To celebrate new children’s fiction and increase parents’, teachers’ and school librarians’ awareness of quality new children’s fiction. · To raise the profile of reading for pleasure and have a positive influence on outcomes for reading and writing. · To offer children access to some of the best new fiction. · To create a community of readers in Stockport by providing opportunities for children to meet authors and providing a forum for reading and an opportunity to share books. · To promote high standards in language and literacy among the children of Stockport For further information please see attached brochure. For book award enquiries please email childrensbookaward@stockport.gov.uk
Support Services is on Twitter !
28 Jun
Stockport Support Services is now on Twitter!! Give us a follow @Support_SMBC and keep up to date with all of our Services, upcoming training and be the first to hear of what's new in Support Services!
GDPR - Helping you on your way to achieve compliance
25 Apr
Information Governance have filled their Resources Page full of useful GDPR content to help you in becoming compliant for when the new Data Protection law comes into force on the 25 May 2018. Login and visit the Information Governance page now! Exclusive Content for our Subscribers only.