Context is Everything - Applying Contextual Safeguarding to Peer-on-Peer Abuse

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In this session, Chief Safeguarding Officer for The Safeguarding Company, Mike Glanville, discusses contextual safeguarding and what this means for schools and colleges given the current challenges in relation to peer-on-peer abuse. Mike explores the application of contextual safeguarding from a strategic perspective and explains how it can be used to support the planning process and improve safeguarding practice as part of a whole-school approach.

Meet Our Speaker

Mike Glanville

Mike is the Chief Safeguarding Officer and Co-founder at The Safeguarding Company and has responsibility for ensuring that the latest best practice on safeguarding and child protection is integrated into the range of products and services delivered by the company. He oversees all aspects of safeguarding training, using his knowledge and experience to support the development of high-quality courses that support front-line practitioners across a wide range of sectors.

Mike's Experience

Mike had a varied career in the police service and up until 2012 was the Assistant Chief Constable with Dorset Police. As a young detective, he was a Child Protection Officer, later on, as Head of CID, he was responsible for all aspects of adult and child safeguarding matters in the force. Mike worked very closely with the statutory agencies and chaired the Local Criminal Justice Board as well as representing the police on the Local Safeguarding Children’s Board. He is also an experienced school governor and is currently the Chair of Governors at a primary school in West Dorset

This webinar was recorded live with Mike Glanville and Natasha Lawrence, on the 5th of May 2021.

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