|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Assignment 1 2500 word essay||50%|
|Semester Assessment||Assignment 2 2500 word case study||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Assignment 1 All failed elements of the assessments must be re-taken if the students average mark falls below 40%||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Assignment 2 All failed elements of the assessments must be re-taken if the students average mark falls below 40%||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Understand and evaluate frameworks for safeguarding.
Evaluate the implementation of safeguarding in different educational contexts.
Evaluate and understand the importance of multi-agency approaches.
Understand the professional responsibilities of practitioners in educational settings.
Reflect on their own practices and/or experiences of professional practice in education.
This is a core module of the BA Education, FDA Education (Learner Support), FDA Education (SEN) and will also be offered as part of BA Childhood Studies. The module underpins the legislation relating to safeguarding and allows students to enhance their own professional practices in regards to safeguarding and supporting vulnerable learners.
Week 2- Legislative frameworks for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.
Week 3- The implementation of safeguarding in education
Week 4- Multi agency approaches to safeguarding
Week 5- Dealing with disclosure
Week 6- Case study 1
Week 7 - Case study 2
Week 8 - Case study 3
Week 9- Effective evaluation of safeguarding implementation
Week 10- Enhancing your professional practice.
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||Statistical reports will be considered and data to support arguments will be analysed.|
|Communication||This will be developed both in seminar discussions and in preparation for the assessments.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Assessment for learning will be incorporated into many sessions to allow learners to reflect on their own performance and to develop strategies to improve.|
|Information Technology||All assignments will be word processes and students will be required to utilize IT resources in the research of their assignments.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Reflection activities during seminars will be used to encourage personal development.|
|Problem solving||Students will evaluate safeguarding policies and their implementation in various contexts.|
|Research skills||This will be developed throughout the module but particularly in regards to the research necessary in the assessments.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Students will develop skills in regards to safeguarding implementation and professional practice.|
|Team work||Seminar activities will involve group work.|
This module is at CQFW Level 5