Safeguarding Conference

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Safeguarding Conference

Thursday 27th June 2019 | Sandy Park, Exeter | 09:30 - 15:45

The 2019 conference focusses on emerging themes for Devon schools.

You will:

  • Hear from expert speakers about Peer-on-Peer Abuse and Honour-based violence
  • Workshops delivered by The Intercom Trust on RSE Education, LGBT+ and Gender Identity
  • Watch a performance by the acclaimed AlterEgo Theatre Company (who brought us ‘Chelsea’s Choice’ and ‘In to the Net’)  on Criminal Child Exploitation, aimed at raising awareness around County Lines and the warning signs of CCE, including the similarities and potential crossovers between CCE and CSE

Key reasons to attend:

  • Hear national experts on a range of emerging safeguarding issues
  • Be inspired and go back to your setting with new ideas
  • Remind yourself why your role is so important in keeping children safe
  • Network with other DSLs and the Babcock LDP Safeguarding Team

Who Should Attend?

Teachers from Primary, Secondary and Special Education. All professionals with a responsibility for the safeguarding and pastoral support of young people.

  • Headteachers
  • Leadership Teams
  • Behaviour Leads
  • PSHE Leads
  • DSLs
  • Governors
  • SENCos
  • HLTAs
     

About Jasvinder Sanghera CBE

Jasvinder Sanghera was born and brought up in Derby. A survivor of a forced marriage, she is the founder of Karma Nirvana, a national award winning charity that supports both men and women affected by honour based abuse and forced marriages.

She is a highly acclaimed international speaker and an expert advisor to the courts in matters of child, civil and criminal proceedings, is a chair of domestic homicide reviews and was instrumental in ensuring that all UK police forces are required to improve their understanding of honour based abuse and forced marriage by inspections conducted by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary.

Her memoir ‘Shame’ was a Times Top 10 Bestseller. Jasvinder is recognised as bringing the issue of forced marriage into the public domain and Prime Minister David Cameron stated that her work ‘turned my head on the issue of forced marriage’. Her work is recognised as being pivotal to the creation of a specific UK forced marriage criminal offence in 2014. Her successful claim of sexual harassment against a peer in the House of Lords was the first in its 479 year history and has already led to an increase in reporting and resulted in significant changes in the House of Lords policy and practice including greater debates and reforms, resulting in a House of
Lords independent inquiry into sexual harassment and bullying.

She has received numerous awards including the prestigious Woman of the Year 2007. She was made an Honorary Doctor of the University of Derby in 2008. She was awarded The Pride of Britain Award in 2009 and was named Cosmopolitan Ultimate Woman of the Year in 2010. In 2011 she was listed in the Guardian's top 100 Most Inspirational Women in the World and in 2012 received the global Punjabi Award. She was awarded Commander of the British Empire in 2013 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the victims of forced marriage and honour based abuse and also featured in the British institution ‘Desert Island Discs’. In 2014 was awarded Legal Campaigner of the Year. Jasvinder is also listed as an entry in the 2016 edition of the book ‘Who’s Who’ and in the same year received the International Woman Award for human rights from the Italian media. In 2018 she was awarded Woman of the Year by Leeds City Council and in 2019 she was awarded the Robert Burns Humanitarian of the Year Award and also the Sikh Woman of Substance Award.

For more information please visit:

jasvindersanghera.com

karmanirvana.org

About Dr Jenny Lloyd

Dr Jenny Lloyd is a Research Fellow at the University of Bedfordshire within the International Centre: Researching Child Sexual Exploitation, Violence and Trafficking.

As a member of the Contextual Safeguarding team, she works on two research projects; within Hackney children and families social care to embed a contextual safeguarding approach, and ‘Beyond Referrals’ a project to develop school responses to preventing and responding to harmful sexual behaviours in schools.

She has published work on abuse through sexual image sharing in schools and continues to work in the education sector to support school responses to peer on peer abuse.

About The Intercom Trust

The Intercom Trust is the South West of England’s leading LGBT+ support charity, their vision is about working together to build a South West where LGBT+ people and others can live with equality and respect, whatever their sexual orientation or gender identity.

The Intercom Trust have over twenty years’ experience of supporting the LGBT+ communities, their families, and the professionals that work with them. Their services include delivering support and advocacy through their helpline, grass roots workers and website resources. They run groups and events, deliver training and conferences and provide strategic consultation to statutory bodies.

Conference Price

Early price: £155+VAT. Valid until 22nd February 2019.
Full Conference price: £205+VAT

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