Training | Masterclass Series – Safeguarding OPEN (includes 20% VAT)

Training | Masterclass Series – Safeguarding OPEN (includes 20% VAT)


Event Details


This one day masterclass is designed to raise awareness and standards of safeguarding.

Applicable to all types of provider this masterclass is designed for DSOs and those interested in Safeguarding to update their knowledge to ensure they are fully aware of current legislation and thinking around safeguarding. Recognising the importance and high profile of this work, the masterclass will provide information and opportunities for discussion and debate to maximise the learning outcomes.


Content will include:


Statutory guidance and legislation: What’s new?

Recent developments in safeguarding and messages from research.

Expectations and requirements of regulatory bodies: What are they looking for? (Ofsted and CQC).

Contextual safeguarding.

Prevent in FE and Skills. Is it working?

Introducing ‘County Lines’ sharing good practice.

Thinking the unthinkable: costs and risks.

Sharing best practice.

Event Details


Dr Daniel Grant

Dan Grant has over 35 years of experience in safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. He is not only a trainer, consultant and registered independent social worker and expert witness in family court proceedings, but is also one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors of Probation and an Ofsted FE and Skills lead inspector. In addition, Dan is an Ofqual expert in safeguarding, social work, early years and childcare and health and social care.

Kerry Boffey

Kerry has over 20 years inspection experience and has worked as a senior leader across FE. Specialising in working with hard to reach, SEND and offender learning.  Kerry is an accomplished public speaker on Safeguarding.


Providers of government funded education and training are expected to meet all legislative requirements for Safeguarding. This masterclass will ensure providers are fully aware of these expectations and the requirements of Ofsted with practical tips and ideas on how they can be achieved.


This masterclass will provide an update for safeguarding practitioners and essential information for other staff keen to develop their working knowledge of Safeguarding.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the masterclass delegates will have the knowledge and understanding to:
  • Be aware of statutory requirements and up-to-date legislation.
  • Identify and put into practice learning from developments in safeguarding research.
  • Consider and be aware of government expectations and requirements.
  • Recognise the importance of contextual safeguarding.
  • Be aware of lessons from County Lines.
  • Consider sharing good practice and learning from others.


Friday 22nd February One day workshop – 9.30 – 15.30

Event information

This masterclass has been commissioned by fin to provide members with the best possible information and expertise to improve their knowledge and skills in safeguarding learners. A few additional places are available for non-members.


Fin members: £100+vat Non-member £200+vat  

Date: February 22, 2019

Start time: 09:30

End time: 15:30

Venue: Progress to Excellence Ltd. G8 Pacific Road, Birkenhead, CH41 1LJ

Directions: By car: There is on site parking. You will need to display a permit collected from reception. If using Satnav it is best to use the road name rather than the postcode. By train: The nearest train station is Hamilton Square. 5 minute walk. Nearest Hotel: Premier Inn, Birkenhead Town Centre.