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managing & safeguarding allegations against staff

Training overview

Aimed at the senior leadership team and the designated child protection officer at all schools and academies, this video focuses on the current law and guidance and explains the role of your staff, the Local Authority Designated Officer (LADO) and the police. Practical advice is provided regarding suspension, working with the LADO and other agencies and managing investigations. Case studies help put it all into practice.

Topics covered

  • background and introduction to the guidance
  • what to record and confidentiality
  • working with the LADO
  • managing the investigation
  • anonymity for teachers
  • case studies

Speaker

Dai Durbridge is a partner in the education team and specialises in pastoral advice and support. Dai also leads our safeguarding practice.

Availability

If you'd like more information, please contact Dai Durbridge.

Video

In this video briefly Dai touches on some of the issues covered in the training. He considers the preventative action you can take the avoid allegations against staff, looks at the current guidance, introduces a five step process and puts this into perspective by looking at some case studies.