‘One in five adults aged 18 to 74 experienced at least one form of child abuse, whether emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or witnessing domestic violence or abuse, before the age of 16 years’, Crime Survey for England and Wales.
‘Children who have needed a social worker have poorer educational outcomes at every stage of education than those who have not,’ Children in Need review 2019
With growing responsibilities to identify young people at risk of criminal exploitation, knife crime and serious violence, staying up to date with KCSIE responsibilities has never been more important. Schools face growing pressures to have an ongoing culture of vigilance which safeguards students from a wide variety of contextual risks and harm.
Our 16th annual Child Protection in Education conference is your opportunity to network with leading educational lawyers, practitioners and experts, unpack the Department for Education advice on sexual violence and sexual harassment between children, and take away proven strategies and resources to implement and evidence compliant child protection procedures and an outstanding schoolwide safeguarding culture.
What our previous delegates have said:
'Excellent event and fantastic variety of topics covered with good keynote speakers' – Deputy Head, St Augustine’s Priory
'Excellent. Full of really useful information that is practical as well as appropriate' - Lead Safeguarding Officer, Lampton School
'Such an informative, powerful conference. Thank you.' - Deputy Head, Oldfield Primary School
'Interesting to hear experts in their field in a complex and ever-changing world.' - Deputy DSL, St Swithun’s School