Safeguarding Basic Awareness Course
The latest 2024 version of this course is now available on GTEFL.com – a new website created by the Gallery Teachers team. If you already have a coupon issued to you by your organisation, you can use it there.
Taking the course
The latest version of this course has moved to GTEFL.com – a dedicated training website created by the Gallery Teachers Team, to access this course please visit https://gtefl.com/safeguarding-level1/.
If you have a bulk account or have been given a coupon/access code, the same code will be valid for the GTEFL website as well.
If you are a PRO member, you can gain access by contacting our team.
What you will learn
In the United Kingdom and many other countries, schools with students under the age of 18 have a legal ‘duty of care’ to safeguard those students. Therefore it is compulsory for everyone working with the organisation to understand safeguarding and their responsibilities. You will be introduced to:
- Child Protection
- Recognising and Responding to Abuse
- The Government’s ‘Prevent’ Strategy
Top organisations using this course to train their staff
About the trainer
Nigel Heritage – Leading Safeguarding Consultants and Trainers for ELT
” … safeguarding children is one of the most valuable things we do for international students in the UK; it is very important that we get it right… “
Nigel Heritage has been involved in safeguarding children for over 40 years, since he first trained as a teacher of children with learning difficulties. He has dealt with many different safeguarding situations in his career which has included working in the UK state sector, in ELT overseas and in the UK, managing junior summer programmes and for the last 14 years, training.
Nigel is one of the leading safeguarding consultants and trainers for ELT in the UK and has worked a lot with English UK. His focus is on international student welfare, particularly safeguarding young learners.
I found this course very informative and a great reminder that we all have a duty of care.
Awareness of the appropriate behaviour
This course gives you the appropriate awareness regarding the behaviour adopted with the children under 18. You become self aware after pursuing it.
Full up-to-date information on Safeguarding procedures
This is a very information course that provides all of the information for someone who is planning on working with students or who would like to be aware of the procedures to deal with any of the issues covered in the course. All of the information is presented in a clear and easy to understand way.