‘Promoting a culture of safeguarding in our institutions’: a training event

Nov 17, 2021

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Last week, the training event titled ‘Promoting a culture of safeguarding in our institutions’ was held in Frascati. The seminar was organised by the Fondazione Gesuiti Educazione (FGE) and the Institute of Anthropology: Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care (IADC) at the Pontifical Gregorian University (Universita’ Gregoriana). Fr Jimmy Bartolo sj, Ms Daniela Camilleri Sacco and Ms Sue Mohnani attended the event on behalf of our College.

This was a continuation of the first course held between February 2020 and November 2021, with the aim to promote safeguarding in our schools in line with the second indicator of the Living Tradition, ‘Jesuit Schools are committed to creating a Safe and Healthy Environment for all.’ This online course was organised by the Centre for Child Protection (CCP) at the Gregoriana, with the participation of key representatives and promoters of this culture in our schools.

Taking place in Frascati, the last part of the training consisted of a train the trainer course, with a focus on promoting a safeguarding culture in the network. The seminar was facilitated by Dt Alessandro del Campo and Dt Angela Rinaldi.

While three schools already have protocols in place, other schools are working on implementing new protocols. Fr Jimmy Barolo sj explains, ‘the next step involves continued regular training for all members of staff and newly recruited staff, so that our schools will be safe and promote a safeguarding culture for the benefit of all students and employees.’

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