This learning institute seeks to support effective child protection policies and procedures while establishing a deeper knowledge for internal response teams for child protection. It will continue to build a platform for collaboration across schools nationally and in the region, in support of abuse prevention and appropriate response.
KEY AUDIENCE: Teams of Educators and Leaders
The ideal target audience will comrise of school-based response teams with 2-5 participants per school and may include:
- Senior leadership including board members,
- Communications Directors,
- Child Protection designate or lead, Counsellors,
- School Nurse/Medical lead,
- HR Manager and/or staff responsible for employment decisions,
- School staff member responsible for higher vulnerability or situational risk groups (such as early years, boarding, special needs programs, music and sports departments).
Participants will leave this workshop ready to work with their internal team on policy writing and implementation of child protection procedures in fulfilment of the new standards for accreditation. Teams will develop a shared understanding of how victims respond to abuse, and how offenders cause harm to enable risk mitigation and effective policies. Teams will receive tools and resources for ongoing staff training and parent outreach.
As a result of attending this learning institute, you can expect to:
- Identify institutional risks and attributes of a culture of prevention
- Identify accreditation standards for child protection and create or revise policies to support an ethos of abuse prevention
- Understand victim and offender behaviour and prevalence of school-based abuse
Cancellation Date: 19th January 2020
Laurie Tasharski facilitates educator training and oversees all aspects of the ICMEC Education Portal including development, review, and creation of child protection resources for international schools and youth-serving organizations. Ms. Tasharski has worked internationally for 26 years, primarily in training and education. Prior to her work in child protection she facilitated professional development and taught in national, international, and British curriculum schools, receiving a Master of Education, First Class Honours from Trinity College, Dublin. As a contributing member of the International Task Force for Child Protection (ITFCP) she works closely with senior leaders across the international education and child protection fields and trains on a variety of child protection topics internationally.
Chanel Worsteling has over 10 years-experience supporting child protection initiatives for local and international NGO’s. She has worked in Cambodia, the Pacific, India and Kenya overseeing projects that promote the protection and well-being of children. Currently, Chanel is AISA’s Programme Coordinator for Child Protection & Well-being, developing resources and practical tools for member schools, supporting online consultation groups for AISA school counsellors and facilitating annual face-to-face training’s for educators and counsellors. Chanel has a Masters of International and Community Development and is currently completing a Masters of Counselling.REGISTER HERE
International School of Tanganyika
P.O. BOX 2651
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Visa and Health
Visitors to Tanzania require a visa unless they come from one of the visa exempt countries. Exempt countries include all those travelling with a passport from an East African Country. For other exempt countries see the new Tanzania Government eVisa website where you can also apply for an entry visa.
All visitors must hold a passport valid for 6 months.
Best Western Coral Beach Hotel
Physical Address: Plot 956/1412, Coral Lane, Masaki, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone No: +255 22 260 1928 | +255 744 287 554
Physical Address: Slipway Road, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, TanzaniaPhone No: +255 22 260 0893 | +255 71 388 8301
DoubleTree by Hilton
Physical Address: Slipway Road, Msasani Peninsula, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Phone No: +255 22 221 0000
You can book your accommodation and airport transfers directly with the hotels listed above, either via their websites or telephone contacts.
Hotel – School Transport
The Host School will provide a shuttle to pick participants from each of the hotels listed above in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening.