Leadership and Safeguarding Culture

Event Date

Monday, 1st March 2021

10:30 am

Title: Leadership and Safeguarding Culture 

Topic: This course will explore the role of leadership in strengthening safeguarding culture in an organisation.   

Organisations are often eager and committed to developing and maintaining a healthy safeguarding culture, but unsure what this looks like in practical terms and how to assess the various aspects. Over two weeks, participants will explore the key elements of a healthy safeguarding culture, the role of leadership in strengthening safeguarding culture, how to measure and assess these and identify priority areas to work on. 

Course Objectives: 

  • To understand the dimensions of a healthy or unhealthy safeguarding culture in an organisation 

  • To understand the role and responsibilities of leaders in strengthening a healthy safeguarding culture and practice 

  • To gain an understanding and familiarity of measures to assess and strengthen safeguarding culture  

  • To identify areas to improve and actions to strengthen the safeguarding culture in an organisation 

Course Structure: 

The total time commitment of this course will be in the region of 1.5 days (approximately 10.5 hours). This will comprise an introductory session, self-paced task, a webinar and a wrap up/action planning session. 

Monday 1 March 2021 – 10.30 - 12.00: Online Session - Introduction

Wednesday 3 March 2021 – 1.00 3.00 pm  Online Session - orientation and task setting (Note slight time change)

Wednesday 3 – Wednesday 10 March: Self-paced task 

Thursday 11 March – 14.00 - 16.00: Online Session - Review of task, action planning 

Throughout the course there will be opportunities for discussion, peer learning/networking and questions via the online learning platform.

Who is it for: This session will be particularly useful for leadership of small organisations such as  CEOs, trustees,  senior management and staff involved in decision-making.

Software: Zoom (all you need is a charged laptop, tablet or mobile and internet connection to join the session)  


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