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Safeguarding considerations for EAL students

  • Date: January 15, 2025
  • Time: 12:30 – 13:30
  • Cost: BAISIS member – £55, BSA member – £75, Member additional attendee – £25, Non-member – £110
  • Audience: SLT/SMT, academic staff, pastoral and boarding staff, wellbeing lead, DSL and safeguarding team
  • Platform: Zoom (online)

Course Outline:

This comprehensive webinar will address the unique challenges and potential vulnerabilities faced by EAL students in the context of safeguarding and will provide valuable insights and practical strategies to ensure their safety and wellbeing. We all want to ensure a safe and inclusive environment for all our students so understanding the specific safeguarding needs of EAL students and learning how to work collaboratively to achieve this goal is essential for all practitioners working with EAL students.

Training topics will include:

  • Understanding the specific safeguarding needs and vulnerabilities of EAL students
  • Effective approaches to engaging EAL students in safeguarding discussions
  • Building cultural awareness and sensitivity in safeguarding practices
  • Collaborating with EAL families and agencies.

Learning outcomes:

  • A clear understanding of safeguarding considerations specific to EAL students
  • Practical strategies to engage EAL students in safeguarding and develop their awareness and understanding
  • Suggestions to develop culturally aware and inclusive safeguarding practices.