Annual Certificate in Child Protection and Safeguarding: Music

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About the Course

Course Duration: 1 hour 52 minutes (approx.)

All staff, including private tutors, visiting music teachers and music education professionals, must understand and comply with child protection and safeguarding measures. Following good safeguarding practices in music lessons, online or face-to-face, creates a safe and secure environment for children and young people to learn in.

Developed by Lorna Ponambalum, an independent safeguarding and inclusion consultant, this Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand your child protection and safeguarding duties if working in a music education setting.

Please note: The course consists of learning through video, task completion and further reading/research. Please consider this when planning and allocating your time. To successfully understand and achieve the objectives of the course, learners are expected to engage in all aspects of the learning process and complete all relevant activities to ensure they can successfully apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in their own setting.

Developed in line with

  • Keeping children safe in education
  • Working together to safeguard children
  • What to do if you are worried a child is being abused
  • Guidance from The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM)

Learning objectives

  •  Understanding why it’s important to have robust, regularly updated safeguarding measures in place within your setting or organisation.
  •  Developing your knowledge of the definition of child abuse and the statutory guidance and legislation in relation to safeguarding.
  •  Identifying indicators of safeguarding concerns, including how to appropriately respond to children who may make a disclosure to you.
  •  Understanding how to appropriately address safeguarding concerns and report disclosures to your designated safeguarding officer.
  •  Understanding what constitutes as good safeguarding practice when teaching music, both online and in person.
Course Units

Introduction

Developed by Lorna Ponambalum, an independent safeguarding and inclusion consultant, this Essential CPD course provides you with the knowledge and skills to understand your child protection and safeguarding duties if working in a music education sett...

Module 1: The difference between safeguarding and child protection

In this module, you will understand the different definitions of safeguarding and child protection, whilst also appreciating the positive effects of having robust, proactive safeguarding measures in place for music teachers and the consequences of po...

Module 2: Statutory guidance and legislation

In this module, you will learn about the various different pieces of statutory legislation and guidance in the UK with regards to safeguarding, along with their definitions and how you can implement them into your teaching practice.

Module 3: Identifying child abuse

In this module, you will learn how to identify and define child abuse, including the four key categories of child abuse (physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and neglect), along with their respective indicators.

Module 4: Different forms of child abuse

In this module, you will learn about other forms of child abuse outside of the core four groups, including domestic abuse, child sexual exploitation, online safety, county lines and others, and their respective signs and indicators.

Module 5: The Prevent Duty

In this module, you will learn how The Prevent Duty keeps people and communities safe from the threat of terrorism, how young people may become radicalised or otherwise involved in extremist and/or terrorist activities and groups and their respective...

Module 6: The effects of child abuse

In this module, you will learn how abuse impacts children and young people, which ranges from their emotional and physical wellbeing to long-term and widespread effects on their future and their families.

Module 7: Responding to disclosures

In this module, you will learn how to appropriate respond when a child or young person makes a safeguarding disclosure to you, the suitable actions to take during your interactions with the child and the correct procedures once you have the disclosur...

Module 8: Process of reporting abuse

In this module, you will learn about the process of reporting abuse, which includes ensuring that all school staff are aware of how to contact their school’s designated safeguarding lead and how to record and report information.

Module 9: Safer recruitment requirements for music teachers

In this module you will learn about the different safer recruitment requirements that music teachers in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland must undergo, including the different levels of DBS checks AccessNI and Disclosure Scotland.

Module 10: Best practice for teaching music online

In this module, you will learn how to implement and maintain best practice when teaching music online, which includes how to maintain professional standards between yourself and the pupil and how you manage recordings of lessons.

Module 11: Examples of good practice

In this module, you will learn about various examples of good practice when teaching music, which includes how to maintain a safe, vigilant, professional learning environment for you and your pupils as well as how to develop your own code of conduct.

Module 12: Reflecting on your learning

In this module, you will reflect on what you’ve learned throughout the course.

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