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Safeguarding our ITE partnership

The Faculty of Education Senior Safeguarding Officer is Leon Fraser, who can be reached as follows:

Leon Fraser, Senior Lecturer for Physical Education and Faculty Senior Lead for Safeguarding.

Leon Fraser is the faculty’s Designated Safeguarding Officer (DSO).

Other DSOs in the Faculty of Education are:

Department of Secondary and Further Education

Heather Marshall (Designated Safeguarding Officer) 01695 650991

Department of Early Years Education

Amanda Casey (Designated Safeguarding Officer)  01695 650774

Department of Primary and Childhood Education

Ian Shirley (Designated Safeguarding Officer) 01695 650998

If you are unable to contact a DSO in your Faculty you can use the contact details for other staff at the University as listed online here

You can report your concerns by completing the FoE Safeguarding Incident form below:

Report an incident

For more safeguarding information, please visit the FoE Safeguarding page.

FoE Safeguarding page

Procedures to support students and trainees undertaking a professional practice or work-based learning

For all students and trainees undertaking a professional practice, or a period of work-based learning, safeguarding overview document sets out the actions that must occur if a student or trainee has a concern for the safeguarding and welfare of a child or vulnerable adult during this element of their programme. This document also clarifies how a student or trainee will be supported throughout any subsequent process of enquiry.

All trainees studying on an Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programme should refer to and abide by the regulations outlined in the code of conduct document.

Letter to partners

The University Safeguarding policy can be found on the Safeguarding section of our website.