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BAISIS & SACPA ½ day training: Safeguarding considerations for summer school teams

  • Date: July 04, 2024
  • Time: 11:00 – 13:00
  • Cost: BAISIS/BSA member – £135, BSA Affiliate Member – £170, Non-member – £270
  • Audience: All staff involved in summer school programmes, both day and residential, that welcomes international students
  • Platform: Zoom (online)

Course Outline:

This webinar, designed specifically for summer school staff working with international students, will equip you with the essential knowledge and tools to create a safe and inclusive environment for the students joining your summer school programme. Safeguarding should be a priority and all staff involved in the summer school provision should understand what safeguarding means in practical terms, but also what it means from a child-centred approach. This webinar will highlight the key safeguarding information required by practitioners, and also give insight into the specific needs to best safeguard international students.

Training topics will include:

  • Safeguarding and your Duty of Care
  • Understanding and following safeguarding policies, procedures and ensuring you follow a robust safeguarding framework
  • The unique needs of international students: language barriers, cultural differences and homesickness
  • Identifying and responding to a safeguarding concern.

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of safeguarding principles and requirements and their application in a summer school environment
  • Develop cultural sensitivity and communication skills to better connect with and support students
  • Improve your confidence in identifying and responding to a safeguarding concern
  • Ensuring compliance with UK safeguarding regulations and legal obligations.