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Safeguarding: role of the link governor

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Last updated on 20 October 2017
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What is the role of the safeguarding governor? Governing boards must appoint a person to be responsible for safeguarding. You will find a job description for the role, and examples of questions to ask the designated safeguarding lead. We also look at appointing safeguarding governors in a MAT.

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  1. 1 Requirements
  2. 2 Job description and role
  3. 3 Questions to ask the DSL 
  4. 4 Questions to ask local governing bodies in a MAT
  5. 5 Reporting to the governing board 
  6. 6 Safeguarding policies 
  7. 7 Safeguarding Training Centre from The Key

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