“Making Your School Safer”

Safeguarding Workshops

Friday 1st & Saturday 2nd February 2019


Presenters: Tony Markowski & Eamonn Whelan of Yearwood Education, UK.

Directors of the London Office of the Office of Educational Advisers – offering the LATEST best practice from the UK.



Hosted by Malvern College Egypt. 


Schedule :

Session  Details For ?
1 – Friday 1st – 8.30am to 12pm Safeguarding in Primary Schools Primary Teachers
2 – Friday 1st – 1pm -4.30pm Safeguarding in Secondary Schools Secondary Teachers
3 – Saturday 2nd – 8.30am to 12pm Ensuring your recruitment process is safe HR & Senior Managers
4 – Saturday 2nd – 1pm – 4.30pm Safeguarding in the Early Years Early Years Teachers

Depending upon the session, the core areas covered will be:

  • The international context
  • Documentation, policy and process
  • Staff roles and responsibilities
  • The role of the Designated Safeguarding Lead
  • The role of the Governing Body
  • Staff and governor training
  • Staff awareness and identification of vulnerable students and learners in the formal and informal context
  • Recording systems
  • HR processes and safer recruitment

Other key areas to be addressed will include:

  • Addressing racism
  • Electronic safety
  • Bullying
  • Site access, signing in procedures
  • Professional behaviour, physical intervention and whistle-blowing
  • Trips and visits

Tickets are available on a per person per session basis and are priced as follows (GBP):

No of tickets Total Cost Cost per person
1 65 65
2 120 60
4 220 55
8 400 50

To make a booking , please click one the links to your chosen workshop.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT OF 25% off available until Wednesday 19th December.

Enter 25percentsafeguarding at the checkout.

For any further information, please contact


Please note that Yearwood Education are available for consultancy in the days before and after the workshop. If you would like to take advantage of their vast experience, please contact

Full details of the consultancy services provided can be seen at their website –

Eamonn Whelan

An Education Leadership Consultant and Coach focusing on school and system improvement.

Eamonn has vast experience of senior leadership in diverse challenging urban schools. Most recently, he has led the journey of a large London secondary school, in challenging circumstances, from satisfactory to outstanding, as well as, academy conversion.

As Co-Founder and Director of Yearwood Education, who specialise in education, he has access to a dedicated team of over 40 specialist education associates. It is a very flexible and talented cadre.

His commissions have included the reorganisation of 50 Welsh schools into nine federations and leadership coaching in a range of institutions. He currently supports the Artistic Director of Hackney Empire and the Women Leading in Education Coaching Pledge.

He is the Co-Director of the London Office of the Association of Education Advisers (AoEA).

By providing whole systems change management reviews and support for leaders; he can develop the key areas of governance, teaching, learning, behaviour, safeguarding, recruitment, HR, facilities, estates, funding and leadership.

Using his post graduate qualifications in educational leadership, his experience and skills; he understands, defines, promotes and coaches solutions to educational challenges.

He works regionally, nationally and internationally, supporting school improvement.

Tony Markowski

Twenty years of successful senior management in London schools were followed by three as a Director of fast expanding MAT. Involved in its expansion, the creation and delivery of specialist schools and the introduction of over 70 businesses to direct involvement with education, Tony also enjoyed chairing Brunel University’s SG to ‘Outstanding’ results at their first inspection, receiving university recognition for doing so. He also lectured and tutored post-graduate students there. Motivation to develop colleagues and school systems led to the creation of Yearwood Education (YE), which offers advisory services across all educational phases.

YE uses the experience of 38 advisors to analyse, understand, define and coach solutions to educational challenges. It works nationally, supporting improvement initiatives, advising regional boards, coaching Principals, their teams and teachers.

As one of the AoEA’s first graduates Tony has been commissioned to lead its London office.

Further details can be found on the Association of Education Advisers website –