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Published at 12:30 pm Tue Dec 15th, 2020

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Online Safeguarding for the Arts & Culture Sector Workshop by ArtWorks

Location: Eventbrite

Date: 8th January, 11am-12pm

As organisations adjust to the current climate and move programmes and activities to online delivery, they may find themselves needing new approaches and guidance around safeguarding children and young people.

This one hour signposting webinar will help you to identify and consider the updated risks and areas of concern that you might encounter in the current environment and how this can impact on your own policy and practice.

Training will run using Zoom video conferencing. Full joining information will be sent once we have received your booking. You do not need a Zoom account in order to take part in this training, but you will need access to a computer or smartphone that has video capabilities.

Ideal for:

Organisations working with children and young people who are moving into an online environment and want to sense-check their existing policy, identifying any new areas of risk and recommended best practice.

You will gain:

An update on current guidance and best practice relating to the online environment.

An opportunity to reflect on your own organisational practice

Links to resources and documents that can help you to update your safeguarding practice to reflect the current climate.


Lesley Wood is a creative and educational professional with more than 20 years’ in depth experience of working across the creative, heritage, education and cultural sectors. She works with organisations of all sizes and across all sectors measuring impact & providing support on strategic development.

Course Cost:

£10 per person

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Diploma for Creative Producing with the CGO Institute

CGO has established a new programme over 16 weeks accessible to aspiring creative producers of theatre and the performing arts locally, nationally, and internationally. The course is cloud-based, run from Scotland, for a limited number of practitioners who will work together and learn from a range of established arts professionals.

The course may be centred around theatre practice, but it is open to creative producers working in all performing arts (including opera, live music, dance, circus, live art, musical theatre and festivals and more). Many producers work across a portfolio of projects which may also encompass visual arts, publishing and film. The course will not focus on these areas, but the skills taught will be transferable.

The course is cloud-based allowing participants to be together at one time on one platform working from their own home/work base. It is hoped that many will meet together ‘on the ground’ away from the cloud also. The course will help each participant find a mentor, placement and local network which are planned to be on the-ground interactions in and around your own planned future work base.

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