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This course will take place via Zoom Video Conferencing to support settings during the Covid-19 pandemic until such times we can safely deliver face to face training.
This course will help you to develop an understanding of your role and responsibilities in safeguarding children; and increase your knowledge and confidence in working with Buckinghamshire policies and procedures.
During the course we will look at:
- The latest legislation regarding safeguarding children and local safeguarding policy and arrangement
- Possible signs and symptoms of child abuse and neglect
- How to respond to any concerns you have about a child’s welfare
- How to work with relevant policies and procedures
- What ‘early intervention’ is and how this is arranged in Buckinghamshire
- This course is suitable for all those working in early years and childcare settings.
Childminders who are refreshing their training and have already attended this course should attend the new Childminders - Safeguarding Children for the Designated Officer.
Delegates will receive email communication from the trainer and must complete all parts:-
· Part One – Half hour Introduction to familiarise using Zoom, meet with trainer and other learners
· Part Two – Main session for video presentation, reading materials, interactive activities and an opportunity for Q&A.
· Part Three – Assigned task
Please ensure to logon to the main live session 10 minutes prior to the start time to enable all learners to be supported by the trainer and enable the session to start on time.
Instructions and a link to join the course will be provided by the trainer in advance of the Introduction session date. All learners will attend by Zoom video call as standard. Zoom is accessible on PCs, tablets and smartphones. For settings with multiple delegates please ensure seperate devices are used.
Please be aware, Zoom is not accessible via Buckinghamshire Council devices. To access this course you must ensure to have provided an email address which can be used from a non-Buckinghamshire maintained device.
This free e-safety webinar is designed specifically for early years practitioners working in early years settings. It will give practitioners a range of information and ideas on how to develop and support online safety with children, staff and parents through the use of policy/procedure, discussing good practice while using technology and update staff knowledge.
Inspecting safeguarding in early years, education and skills - GOV.UK states "Adults understand the risks associated with using technology, including social media, of bullying, grooming, exploiting, radicalising or abusing children or learners. They have well-developed strategies in place to keep children and learners safe and to support them to develop their own understanding of these risks and in learning how to keep themselves and others safe. Leaders oversee the safe use of technology when children and learners are in their care and take action immediately if they are concerned about bullying or children’s well-being. Leaders of early years settings implement the required policies with regard to the safe use of mobile phones and cameras in settings".
This is an online course designed to understand the curriculum that supports all children from birth to age 5. It provides an easy to understand introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework. It is an opportunity to discuss good practice, share ideas and ask any questions.
This course is designed for practitioners in the following categories who are new to the EYFS:
· Day Nursery
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