Training

Safeguarding training for schools and education settings

We provide comprehensive range of safeguarding training to schools and settings. These are:

  • designated and deputy designated safeguarding leads initial two-day induction training

  • designated and deputy designated safeguarding leads two yearly one-day refresher and/or half-day update training

Training is delivered by John Guest, Theresa Gillen, Catherine Rushforth and Apo Çağırıcı. Training is usually arranged through your school's designated safeguarding lead, but if you require any additional training or support or more bespoke arrangements, please contact the Schools Safeguarding Coordinator Apo Çağırıcı (apo.cagirici@southwark.gov.uk , 020 7525 2715).

Safeguarding training for school governors

Bespoke safeguarding training for governors that is delivered in your school/setting is available and can be arranged through LA’s Governor Training Co-ordinator Ela Cleary (ela.cleary@southwark.gov.uk, 020 7525 5107).

Southwark Safeguarding Children Board (SSCB) courses

SSCB offers multi agency safeguarding courses on different safeguarding topics. These courses also provide a good opportunity to meet and share experiences with professonals from other partner agencies such as Children's Social Care, Health, Police, etc. These courses can be accessed and places can be booked on Southwark's training website My Learning Source via the following link:

Southwark Safeguarding Children Board Courses

NSPCC's online safer recruitment training:  

NSPCC's online safer recruitment training

FGM training providers:

FORWARD

Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation