We found that staff who attended Safe and Equal programmes became more confident in their ability to implement our safeguarding policies.

Independent provider staff development manager,
North West England


About us

Thank you for visiting our website. We support further education and skills providers deliver effective safeguarding and equality & diversity through our online staff development programmes.

Our expert facilitators have worked in the further education and skills sector for many years and were founding members of the Learning and Skills Improvement Service safeguarding team.

We are passionate about safeguarding and equality & diversity. It has never been clearer that in order to succeed learners need to be safe, respected and resilient. Our staff development programmes support colleagues to deliver on this.

Follow this link to find out more about who we are.

All Safe and Equal training goes online

Due to Covid-19 all our training courses are being conducted online for the time being.

We offer a full range of open courses online. The schedule can be found here.
Courses include:

  • Programmes for Designated Safeguarding Officers and Leads
  • Safeguarding Learners in an Online Teaching and Learning Environment
  • Safeguarding for Board Members, Trustees and Governors
  • Safer Staff Recruitment
  • Implementing Safeguarding Risk Assessments

These open courses can also be delivered online as bespoke in-house programmes, adapted to meet specific needs of individual learning providers.
To discuss our staff development options contact us on phil@safeandequal.co.uk or 07734 108 573

Important new staff development course

Safeguarding Learners in an Online Teaching and Learning Environment supports staff to safeguard learners and themselves while teaching online.
It enables staff to adapt and apply online existing safeguarding expertise, and to identify new online-specific challenges and practice.
It covers the amplification of safeguarding challenges during lockdowns, the online recognition of signs and indicators of abuse neglect and radicalisation, facilitating online learner disclosure and applying protocols to online group and one-to-one teaching.
This course is being run as an open programme and can also be run as a bespoke in-house course. For further details contact phil@safeandequal.co.uk or 07734 108 573