Safe Guarding

Michael Clack international safeguarding expert at Orbital Education talks to the TES

Keeping children safe is a challenge in any school, but international schools have extra challenges to overcome. Michael Clack, Regional Head of School here at Orbital and a leading expert in international safeguarding offers his advice via the TES this week. Interview by Grainne Hallahan.

The protection of the children comes above everything else in a school; it outweighs the importance of exams, it takes precedence over staffing costs, and it absolutely trumps the desire to maintain a school’s reputation.

For school leaders, the thought of making a safeguarding mistake is utterly terrifying, owing to the risks involved. But is it as straightforward as just ensuring all your paperwork is in order?

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