Richard Bird, Legal Consultant for the Association of School and College Leaders and former Headteacher will guide you through the changing risks and responsibilities of safeguarding and help you realistically incorporate this into your everyday practice. We are also delighted to welcome the country’s leading education law firms who will update your knowledge and help you clarify your school’s legal position on a range of issues including:

> Correctly handling allegations against staff > Protecting students against sexual and homophobic bullying > Tackling cyberbullying and ensuring safe use of the Internet > Confiscation and retention of mobile phones

> Developing effective recruitment procedures to keep your pupils safe

The Independent Safeguarding Authority will be fully operational from October. Are you clear on how the new system will work and what your duties will be in the updated vetting and barring process?

This is your opportunity to hear from the Chief Executive of the Independent Safeguarding Authority, Adrian McAllister (London event) and Chair, Roger Singleton (Birmingham event) who will provide you with the very latest information so you are ready to meet your new responsibilities and duties.

Who should attend? > Deputy Heads > Designated Child Protection Officers > School Governors > LADOs

> Safeguarding Development Officers

Click here to book your place now.

PLUS: All delegates will be able to download exclusive speaker presentations to take back to school and use in training.