Safeguarding for School Governors and Trustees in International Schools

 17 Oct 2022  Webinar     

Webinar Description:

A taster course for governors and trustees that emphasises their overall responsibility for safeguarding, and the precursor to ensuring boards understand that all governors should receive appropriate safeguarding and child protection training at the point of induction and at regular intervals.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Knowledge of the role and main safeguarding responsibilities of the governing body
  • An understanding of the governors’ role in an international school
  • An understanding of the policies and procedures necessary for a robust safeguarding culture
  • Knowledge and understanding of how a whole school approach is crucial in online safety
  • An understanding of robust Safer Recruitment procedures
  • To enable sharing of good practice with colleagues


  • School governors and trustees

About Soola Georgiou:

Soola Georgiou is a safeguarding consultant and trainer with over 23 years’ experience working with children, families and professionals in education. She provides general service development and consultancy at both a strategic and a case level. A qualified barrister, she has the legal experience needed to investigate cases and to write individual management reviews and chronologies as part of serious case and multi-agency reviews. Her strategic work includes the development of safeguarding and child protection policies and procedures, as well as providing advice to head teachers, governors and designated safeguarding leads. An accredited Safer Recruitment trainer, Soola is also able to offer safeguarding audits to schools and other education settings on all aspects of safeguarding and child protection, including statutory guidance, Ofsted requirements and best practice.

Soola's key skills and expertise include:

  • Whole school safeguarding training
  • Training and advice around safeguarding best practices in International Schools
  • Consultant schools on creating a safer school culture through revised recruitment policies and practices
  • Child protection training for designated safeguarding leads
  • Accredited Safer Recruitment trainer
  • Safeguarding audits and reviews
  • Training around safeguarding Inspection requirements and interview preparations

Monday 17 Oct 2022

01:30 pm -02:00 pm (UK Time)

Member Only Event