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Update on the Child Safety Landscape 2022020Z is a Course

Update on the Child Safety Landscape 2022020Z

Aug 16, 2022 - Dec 30, 2022


Full course description

Date and time

Tuesday 16 August 2022, 10:00 am to 12.00 pm


Delivery mode

A blend webinar and self-paced online components – for the webinar a zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to the event.



This learning event is right for you if you want to learn more about the latest legislative updates about child safety.



Child safety is an increasingly complex area for Independent Schools. This Learning Event will provide an overview of the laws which govern child safety in schools, as well as best practice guidance for schools when faced with suspicions, allegations or instances of child abuse or student sexual offending.

Interactive self-paced modules will accompany this learning event, giving participants a greater understanding of some of the key issues affecting schools.

This learning event supports creating best practice toward meeting the following VRQA standard(s):

Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Child safety                                                                                 

Care, Safety and Welfare of Students – Student behaviour management (discipline)                     


Key takeaways               

Greater understanding of:

  • identifying and responding to child abuse and student sexual offending
  • mandatory reporting obligations
  • duty of care obligations
  • new Child Safe Standards
  • offences.


Presenter information

Sarah Dunn       

Sarah Dunn is School Services Advisor at Independent Schools Victoria. Sarah is an experienced lawyer in the education sector. She provides strategic and practical advice to Member Schools in relation to a range of legal, regulatory, risk and compliance issues.





Peter Roberts                 

Peter Roberts is currently Independent Schools Victoria’s Head of School Services, and the Company Secretary of the Victorian Independent Schools Block Grant Authority. In his roles, Peter provides advice and support to Independent schools, particularly in the areas of compliance and accountability, capital projects and school operations. He has played a leading role in implementing various Australian and Victorian Government education programs focused on school performance and infrastructure improvement. Prior to joining ISV, he spent twenty years working in Victorian secondary schools as a teacher and Assistant Principal.



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