Our Values

Safeguarding and Child Protection Training should:

Be quality assured or verified wherever possible.

Be relevant to the participants – appropriate for the setting and specific to its locality.

Be of a consistently high standard.

Be up-to-date, evidence-based, and reviewed and updated regularly.

Be linked to the ultimate aim: training the children’s workforce to safeguard children and young people.

Have clear aims and learning outcomes agreed with the setting.

Have agreed ground rules to ensure that the participants feel safe and supported to learn.

Be really engaging in order for the participants to be able to learn.

Include a variety of learning styles to be accessible to all the participants.

Always give the participants the opportunity to feedback on what they thought and to action plan on what they will do next.

Be respectful, non-judgemental and sensitive.

Focus on the development of knowledge, skills and values to ensure it is holistic, learner-centred and ultimately useful.

Explore inequalities in society and embrace diversity and understand how these issues can affect safeguarding of children.

Challenge discrimination and prejudice.

Trainers should be:

Be quality assured or verified wherever possible.

Experienced, skilled, knowledgeable and passionate about what they do.

Receive regular supervision.

Clear about professional boundaries.

Able to take up opportunities to continue their own professional development to ensure their knowledge and skills are truly up to date.