Exclusive 10% discount for COBIS Schools

EduCare and Council of British International Schools (COBIS) work together to offer high-quality, effective online Safeguarding and Duty of Care training and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to British International Schools.

EduCare for Education® is EduCare's bestselling online learning service and combines over 20 high-quality courses with a robust reporting suite that will evidence learning to inspectors.

Safer Recruitment for International Schools and Child Protection for International Schools are included within the international schools’ version of the service and have been produced in conjunction with the Professional Development Team at COBIS to reflect the unique needs of an international audience.

Seven other courses within the package have also been tailored specifically for international schools.



COBIS Accredited Members and Candidate Schools are eligible for a 10% discount when they purchase EduCare for Education®.

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Benefits of training with EduCare

Compliance

Ensures staff are always up-to-date on key duty of care issues helping you maintain a safer, more compliant service.

CPD

Verified for CPD

All training courses have been verified to provide learners with CPD hours.

Progress Monitoring 

Administrators and managers can monitor learner progress with powerful management reports.

Full Coverage

Staff who may be in different locations, with varying work patterns, can all access the same content.

Certification

Personalised, certificates can be downloaded by each learner upon successful completion of any course.

24-7 Access

All courses are delivered online and can be accessed by anyone, at home or at work, 24-7.

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Our UK based Customer Services team are available to answer queries by phone, email or online chat

Unlimited access 

All new starters, support staff, volunteers, governors and parents can access training throughout the year. Unlimited really means unlimited.

Informative 

All our training courses are designed to be simple, clear and concise.

Peace of mind 

Training will be regularly updated as standards are introduced or modified.

Training courses

The following courses will provide essential Safeguarding and Duty of Care knowledge and are all included within the service.

Child Protection for International Schools

Child Protection for International Schools

Child Protection for International Schools, developed in partnership with COBIS, is designed to provide international educational settings with a thorough insight into child protection.

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Safer Recruitment for International Schools

Safer Recruitment for International Schools

This course on safer recruitment looks at what international education settings need to do to safeguard children and young people from unsuitable people who might apply to join these organisations.

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Child Protection for International Schools

This five module course comprehensively covers:

  • Understand what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
  • Understand radicalisation, extremism and the Prevent duty
  • Recognise signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
  • Understand processes for reporting abuse
  • Know the child protection system
  • Identify good practice guidelines

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Safer Recruitment for International Schools

This four module course comprehensively covers:

  • Recognise the dangers international schools may face
  • Understand the four key stages of the recruitment process
  • Organise pre-recruitment plans and understand what must be in place before you advertise your post
  • Learn about rejecting candidates and meeting the right ones
  • Learn what is required from vetting checks, including the International Child Protection Certificate and COBIS revision
  • Learn about post-recruitment activities

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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure, written with Kidscape and Family Lives, is written for those who work with children and young people in a sport or leisure setting.

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Safeguarding Young People

Safeguarding Young People

Safeguarding Young People (Colleges and Universities), endorsed by established youth organisations, provides the key information needed to help raise your awareness of young people who may be vulnerable because of their age, relative inexperience, past abusive experiences or current circumstances.

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Child Protection in Sport & Active Leisure

This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what forms child abuse can take and the effects it can have
  • signs that may mean a child is suffering abuse and how to respond if a child confides in you
  • processes for reporting abuse
  • the child protection system
  • good practice guidelines

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Safeguarding Young People

This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

  • who may be vulnerable
  • the signs and indicators of abuse
  • what to do if a young person confides abuse to you
  • the importance of acting on your concerns, suspicions or a disclosure

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Child Protection – Refresher

Child Protection – Refresher

Child Protection – Refresher is designed for those who have already undergone level 1 or 2 child protection training who wish to refresh their knowledge, keep up to date with recent changes in legislation and guidance, and stay aware of recent serious case reviews.

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Child Neglect for International Schools

Child Neglect for International Schools

This course for international schools will provide a thorough insight into child neglect, covering the essential facts to raise your awareness of neglect.

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Child Protection – Refresher

The content is divided into three concise learning modules that cover:

  • recent changes and how they will affect your work,
  • a refresher of what child abuse is and recognising
  • responding to signs of abuse

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Child Neglect for International Schools

This course will help you understand:

  1. Understand what neglect is and how common it is.
  2. Recognise the different areas of a child or young person’s life that neglect may touch and the cost of neglect to society.
  3. Identify the key components of effective parenting and the factors that may contribute to child neglect.
  4. Understand the work of professionals in children’s social care, whose job it is to weigh up all the factors and consider interventions to protect children who may be at risk of harm.
  5. Identify the signs and indicators that should alert you to the possibility a child or young person is being neglected and how to report your concerns.

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Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

This course will provide a thorough guide to help those working with young people spot the signs that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) has taken place, or signs that it will take place.

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Online Safety for International Schools

Online Safety for International Schools

This course for international schools will help you to understand the potential risks and dangers associated with keeping children and young people safe online.

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Female Genital Mutilation Awareness

This course covers:

  • Understand what the law states regarding FGM and the mandatory reporting duty
  • Learn the prevalence, consequences and different types of FGM
  • Recognise the signs that FGM has taken place, or signs that a girl is at risk
  • Learn the roles and responsibilities of professionals.
  • Understand the importance of working together

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Online Safety for International Schools

This course will help you:
  • Understand how technology is changing and its effects.
  • Become more informed about what children and young people do online.
  • Identify the risks that technology can pose.
  • Understand which children are more vulnerable.
  • Know what we can do as individuals.
  • Enforce good practice guidelines.

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An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation for International Schools

An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation for International Schools

This introductory course will help you to understand the issue of child sexual exploitation, know the signs and be equipped to act.

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The Prevent Duty

The Prevent Duty

This course is designed to build your understanding of extremism and radicalisation, how people may be drawn into terrorism and what you should do if you have a concern. This course meets national Police approved standards.

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An Introduction to Child Sexual Exploitation for International Schools

This introductory course on Child Sexual Exploitation for International Schools covers:

  1. What child sexual exploitation is and who is most at risk.
  2. The impact it has on children and young people.
  3. The warning signs that a child may be suffering.
  4. What to do if you are worried about a child or young person.

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The Prevent Duty

This one module course delivers one CPD hour and comprehensively covers:

  • what Prevent is
  • what extremism and radicalisation are
  • who may be vulnerable
  • how people may be drawn into terrorism
  • how messages are spread
  • reporting concerns.

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Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

This course looks at mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people, highlighting some signs and symptoms, along with myths and the stigma associated with mental health issues.

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Food Hygiene and Safety

Food Hygiene and Safety

This Food Hygiene & Safety course is specifically designed for those who prepare and handle food, and is accredited by RoSPA.

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Mental Wellbeing in Children and Young People

After completing this course you will:

  1. Understand what mental health is in the context of the mental health continuum.
  2. Be able to identify some common issues faced by young people with regard to mental health.
  3. Recognise some of the signs and symptoms that indicate mental health issues in young people.
  4. Understand key risk factors that make some young people vulnerable to mental health issues.
  5. Learn about protective factors that build resilience in young people and some of the myths and stigma surrounding mental health issues.
  6. Pick up practical advice to help you support young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.

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Food Hygiene and Safety

This four module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • how bacteria can cause food-borne illness
  • recognising high risk foods and food allergies
  • contamination and food spoilages and how to control it
  • effective hygiene
  • the importance of storage
  • HACCP and the law

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Health & Safety for International Schools

Health & Safety for International Schools

This course will provide a thorough insight into health and safety in an international education setting.

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Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity

Equality & Diversity is a concise course that explains the fundamentals of equality and diversity and how they affect you.

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Health & Safety for International Schools

This course covers how to:

  1. Understand how to manage and control hazards to protect people at work.
  2. Learn about risk assessment and how it is carried out. 
  3. Identify common safety hazards.
  4. Recognise what employers must do to comply.
  5. Understand hazards around working at height, manual handling, computer work stations and noise.
  6. Understand how health and safety issues should be organised.
  7. How to prevent accidents from happening by ensuring health and safety.
  8. Understand what can go wrong and how to deal with unplanned events.

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Equality & Diversity

This one module course delivers one CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • what equality and diversity mean and how they affect you
  • barriers that can prevent equality from being realised such as prejudice, stereotyping, discrimination, victimisation and harassment
  • key legislation and both employer and employees’ responsibilities in relation to it
  • the Equality Act 2010 and the ‘protected characteristics’ that form the basis of the law

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An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

This course identifies the main aspects which differentiate the new GDPR from the Data Protection Act 1998.

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Data Protection

Data Protection

Data Protection is a concise course that explains the fundamentals of the Data Protection Act 1998, including its overarching principles and what organisations must do to comply with them.

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An Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation

After completing the course you will understand:

  • the changes that the GDPR will bring to data storage and the handling and processing of information
  • the role of Data Protection Officer (DPO) and reporting responsibilities
  • what privacy by design means
  • what a breach register is and what should be recorded and monitored
  • the steps that you can take now to help you prepare for the introduction of GDPR

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Data Protection

This two module course delivers two CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • an introduction to the Data Protection Act 1998
  • who the Act applies to and its overarching principles
  • what organisations must do to comply with it
  • the Freedom of Information Act, its principles and how it affects data protection
  • Caldicott Guardians and the role they play

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First Aid Essentials for International Schools

First Aid Essentials for International Schools

This course provides a thorough insight into first aid, covering the essentials needed to react in an incident when someone urgently needs help.

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Fire Safety for International Schools

Fire Safety for International Schools

This course for international schools will provide a thorough insight into fire safety, cover the essential facts to protect any education premises against fire and offer guidance to ensure the safety of all staff and students.

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First Aid Essentials for International Schools

This course covers:

  • Learn how to provide basic life support.
  • Learn how to react in life threatening situations.
  • Identify someone who is choking, drowning, seizing, bleeding or having an allergic reaction, and act accordingly. 
  • Understand what to do if somebody has broken a bone or experienced a burn.
  • Acquire the knowledge to handle day-to-day incidents.

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Fire Safety for International Schools

This course covers:

  1. Understand the importance of fire safety training including legislation.
  2. Learn the nature of the fire.
  3. Recognise fire hazards.
  4. Identify what to do in the event of a fire.
  5. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher.

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Preventing Bullying for International Schools

Preventing Bullying for International Schools

The purpose of this course is to help you understand, recognise and prevent bullying behaviour.

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Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

Whilst the use of reasonable force in schools should be seen as a last resort in handling a serious incident, this course explains when and how it may be used.

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Preventing Bullying for International Schools

At the end of the course, learners will:

  1. Understand what bullying is, including the five components of bullying behaviour.
  2. Identify who may be affected by bullying, as there are some groups of people who are likely to be more affected than others.
  3. Understand the role technology can play in bullying behaviour (cyberbullying).
  4. Be able to recognise a child who may be being bullied and understand the damaging physical and emotional effects.
  5. Be able to put actions in place to tackle bullying in their organisation or setting.

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Use of Reasonable Force in Schools

The main objectives for this course are:

  • Understand what reasonable force is and who can use it
  • Learn when reasonable force can be used
  • Understand what happens in situations when reasonable force has been used
  • Identify good practice about incidents involving reasonable force

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The SEND Code of Practice

The SEND Code of Practice

This course provides an overview of the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 years, first published in July 2014 and revised in January 2015. The course explains how the reforms affect those in an educational setting. The Code of Practice is statutory guidance and a wide range of organisations must have regard to it.

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School Exclusions

School Exclusions

School Exclusions, written by experts at ACE Education, is designed to ensure everybody involved in the exclusions process understands the statutory guidance on exclusions.

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The SEND Code of Practice

This four module course delivers four CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0-25 years
  • what those in education must do for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities
  • Education, Health and Care assessments and Plans
  • maintaining and reviewing the EHC Plan

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School Exclusions

This five module course delivers five CPD hours and comprehensively covers:

  • the national statistics on exclusions
  • the exclusions process and appeals, who has the power to exclude, and the different types of exclusion
  • the head teacher's decision to exclude
  • the governing body's duty to consider exclusions 
  • The Independent Review Panel and Special Educational Needs Expert

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