Certificate in Understanding Whistleblowing in Education Settings

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About the Course

Course Duration: 1 hour 20 mins (approx) online training + self-directed learning and activities + final assessment.

Whistleblowing is something that all workers within an education setting must understand. It is important for all members of a school community to understand the procedures, legislation and guidance around whistleblowing, and its purpose, in order to keep children and young people safe.

Our Essential CPD course on whistleblowing in schools provides you and your staff with the core content you require to effectively respond to and make any whistleblowing disclosures. Our course is delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anywhere, anytime. Our whistleblowing training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost-effective and time-efficient manner possible.

Delivered by our subject matter expert, Stephen Burnage, the course contains links to further learning, resources and activities throughout, with knowledge assessments and reflection questions to help you evidence your county lines training compliance.

Designed in-line with the following policies:
• Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSiE)

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand what whistleblowing is, what purpose it serves and what form that it can take in an education setting, such as schools and colleges.
  • Be aware of what legislation, guidance, and policy there is around whistleblowing in an education setting and how this applies to you.
  • Understand what whistleblowing disclosures look like in practice when in an education setting.
  • Know what constitutes a whistleblowing complaint and when it is appropriate to whistle-blow when in an education setting.
  • Appreciate the moral and ethical dilemmas associated with whistleblowing in schools and education settings.
Course Units

Introduction

This CPD certified course will help you to better understand whistleblowing in schools and education settings.

Module 1 – Whistleblowing in education

In this module, you will learn what whistleblowing is and what it looks like in an education setting, including its legal definition and when it is appropriate to whistle-blow.

Module 2 – Legislation, guidance and policy

In Module 2, we will cover some of the key legislation, government guidance and policy relating to whistleblowing within an education setting and the duties of staff under these guidelines.

Module 3 – Whistleblowing in Practice

This module will consider whistleblowing in practice, when it can be used within an educational setting and why a person might choose to blow the whistle.

Module 4 – Moral and ethical dilemmas

In this module, we will look at some moral and ethical dilemmas related to whistleblowing in an education setting, using examples based on real-life.

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